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The Job Shop Artisan Up-Skills Training in Scarce & Critical Skills

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Location

eMalahleni, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Cost

R800-k (Phase I)

Donors

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Duration

2013 to Present

Project Objectives

Registration; Quick, Efficient RPL/assessment& grading of job-seekers.

Up-Skills Training; Sort, Medium long-term training – Theory, Practical & Work-Place under one roof.

Job-Placement; Job-placement of up-skilled job-seekers.

Manufacturing; Income generation and hands-on, industry-based training.

SMME & Entrepreneurship development.

100% B-BBEE: First fully black-ownedHeavy Steel-Manufacturing Facility (with export capacity) in Mpumalanga.

Project Outcomes

  • 14 job-seekers placed in gainful employment, after facilitating RPL Assessments and CVs
  • 12 successful candidates (6 female/6 male) trained in an introduction to life-skills, ICT Training and basic artisanal skills (bridging courses);
  • The facility chosen by Vukani to set up The Job Shop Project has incubated a further 46 job-seekers in a variety of artisanal trades.

Project Manager

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Project management, 17 years of community development, R 100 mil raised in grant-funds, ‘’Unique Integrated Development Model’’

Project

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Benefits large unemployed community, providing essential services directly to work-seekers, Development of scare and critical artisan skills for the mining, engineering and energy sector in eMalahleni, (witbank), Mpumalanga.

Funders

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