Month: July 2017

Get up to R120 000 back from the learnership tax allowance

Learnerships are developed with expert industry knowledge and experience so that the learning programme and qualification of the learners are relevant to a specific occupation. A learnership leads to an NQF registered qualification.   The Learnership Tax Allowance, section 12H of the Income Tax Allowance Act No. 58 of...

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Learnership Opportunities Galore

We’re proud to announce that we’ve diversified our learnership offerings to bring you further opportunities for skills development in the realm of accommodation, hospitality, construction and more.   What are learnerships?   A learnership is a work-based learning programme for gaining knowledge and practical skills in the workplace in...

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Providing South African Millennials with Opportunities for Growth

According to the Deloitte Millennial Survey 2017, today’s youths are looking for stability and opportunities. The survey highlights that companies seeking to attract and retain Millennials will need to be aware of the desire of young employees to be constantly challenged and develop their skills. Therefore it’s more important...

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What Benefits Do Learnerships Offer Learners?

In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed what benefits learnerships can offer business (such as learnership tax incentives and B-BBEE points). Now it’s time to explore what advantages learnerships have for learners. First, let’s define what a learnership really is.   Simply put, a learnership is a work-based learning programme...

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Building Skilled and Capable Workforces

According to Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande, the latest statistics reveal that of the 766 812 students who enrolled at higher educational institutions last year, more than two-thirds (66.4%) of these students were black Africans. While this is encouraging, we must not lose sight of the work...

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