The Three Ships of Training

Learnerships, Apprenticeships, Internships, Bursaries

In implementing training, our team often refer to the “Three Ships”: Learnerships, Apprenticeships, and Internships. Much like it’s Whiskey namesake, these three concepts have nuances that every business has to understand and appreciate when implementing training. Let’s outline each -ship: Learnerships For learners: Learnerships provide learners with an NQF qualification, but the course structure is […]

5 Steps to make Skills Development programmes work for you and your employees

Do you feel that Skills Development spend is an unavoidable burden that drains funds that could have been put to better use elsewhere? If you relate to this at all, then your Skills Development programme is probably not working for you or your employees. Having honest and open conversations with your employees about their Skills […]

WSPS AND ATRS – WHERE TO START

By now, most business owners have seen many reminders on the internet about the deadline for Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Training Report (ATR) submissions that are due 30 April 2020. Skills Development legislation currently determines that any business with an annual payroll of over R500 000 are required to submit their WSPs and […]

TAX AMENDMENT – LEARNERSHIPS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR UIF DEDUCTIONS

Refer to the link for your information as many people still say that Learnerships are exempt from UIF contributions. The Tax Amendment came into effect March 2018, where learnerships are eligible for UIF deductions. http://www.wrseta.org.za/downloads/tax.html