CATEGORY: Best Apprenticeship or Training Scheme
SHORTLISTED COMPANY: SABBEX/BOATING SOUTH AFRICA
South African Boatbuilding and Composites training programme
This programme will train 30 boatbuilding apprentices and 350 learners in composite short courses over three years. It is collaborative, with funding from the National Skills Fund, project management, monitoring and evaluation by the South African International Maritime Institute, training from the Boat Building Academy at False Bay College and the Composites Training Academy and work placement by South African Boat Builders Export Council/Boating South Africa (SABBEX/BSA) members. Laminators and composite workers who have trained on the job will
be given an opportunity to gain a recognised national certificate and currently unemployed people will be given theoretical and practical skills to find work.