Thabo Mofutsanyana Project Launch

The CETA in partnership with the Department of Higher Education and Training and Thabo Mofutsanyana held a project launch at Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality in the Eastern Free State region. 

The launch was intented to launch various skills initiatives where 3050 learners are set to benefit. 
Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mr Buti Manamela who the keynote speaker. In his address, the Deputy Minister said, “A paradigm shift needs to happen in the construction sector. A skilled workforce needs to come from this project, rendering services to the whole of Free State”
The CETA initiates skills projects and learnerships aimed at improving and developing South Africa’s human resources, including a construction workforce whose skills are recognised and valued in terms of the National Qualification Frameworks (NQF).

The CETA in 2016 established a partnership with Thabo Mofutsanyana with the hopes of improving the lives of people in the district. 
The partnership with Thabo Mofutsanyana started in the financial year 2016 / 2017 when Thabo Mofutsanyana submitted an online application for CETA Discretionary Grant. 

The application was independently assessed and awarded as follows: 
Apprenticeship  1000
Learnership  1000
Short Skills Programme 1000
WIL  50

The above allocation is meant to benefit 3050 learners in the following qualifications. These learners will be trained in the following trades:
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical 
  • Carpentry 
  • Tilling 
  • Bricklaying
  • Painting
  • Building and Civil Construction 
  • Supervision of Construction Process
  • Health and Safety 
  • Construction Contracting

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