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Aug 03, 2012
The large student-to-teacher ratio in university classrooms results in students receiving little individual attention from lecturers. They also risk falling behind in their coursework, which is a contributing factor to the skills gap in South Africa’s engineering...
May 16, 2012
Suncor Energy recently awarded its training department and VISTA Training Inc. one of eight coveted President’s Operational Excellence Awards for the implementation of the innovative TruckLogic haul truck operator training curriculum at its oil sands mine in...
May 15, 2012
Sandvik has invested R400 000 towards a Computer-Based Training and Assessment Centre at the Roodepoort, Johannesburg, training centre of Ikhaya Fundisa Techniskills Academy (Pty) Ltd, the black-owned artisan training company.
Dec 09, 2011
The South African Air Force (SAAF) has, according to published sources, a fleet of about 90 helicopters. In terms of types, these are the Denel Oryx transport helicopter (the most numerous type), the Denel Rooivalk attack helicopter, the AgustaWestland A109 light...
Jul 15, 2011
Global project management education company Davis & Dean will expand its local service offering in the next two months when it introduces a computer-based simulation focused on the financial aspect of project management.
May 14, 2010
The City of Johannesburg (CoJ), the Department of Mineral Resources and cement manufacturer Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) have launched the Diepsloot skills development centre solar energy system, a R1,7-million project consisting of 75 photovoltaic panels to...
Apr 28, 2006
Didactic, the Greek word meaning ‘to learn’ is quite an appropriate phrase todescribe the challenging task being undertaken by a localcompany to try and alleviate the skill shortages in the manufacturing industry. Festo Didactic South Africa, which falls...
Aug 22, 2003
One of the major challenges facing organisations relying heavily on effective supply-chain management, is hiring and training enough people to keep up with this industry’s meteoric growth and development.