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South Africa’s economy urgently needs more qualified artisans.

Do your plans after leaving school include empowering you with in-demand skills and equipping you with the option of gaining valuable work experience? According to Elsie Harmse, managing director of the Africa Skills Group, the lack of skills among prospective workers is one reason for South Africa’s high unemployment, resulting in the unskilled job seeker having…

Skills – a key to economic growth

Although the Western Cape still has the lowest expanded unemployment rate in the country the number increased over the past eight months from 20.7% in February to the most recent 27.3%, according to the Stats SA Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) released on 29 September 2020, an increase of 6.7%. According to Ronnelie Niewenhuis, managing…

Jobs for today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders

Skills trainers need to join forces with government and private corporates to find answers to the pressing need to facilitate and accelerate the transition of young South Africans into economic activity, particularly young people vulnerable to poverty and long-term unemployment. Currently, the state of youth unemployment in the country has reached levels of great concern….

Africa Skills can help you save time, energy and money while helping your business thrive!

Running a business can be stressful and time-consuming, but this is no reason to miss out on the many benefits that can come from proper training and coaching through a recognized and accredited organization with a passion for innovation and job creation. At Africa Skills, we empower you to stay ahead in an ever-changing landscape….