..... "Many of the projects we are embarking on are aimed at young people... one of the things we are going to test drive is the German system where young people get into colleges and do theoretical work..."
TVET college managers have an integral role in shaping and transforming the quality of training offered within their colleges, and positioning them as centres of excellence. An innovative three pillar mentoring framework was adopted.
In October 2015, South Africa will become the first country in Africa to host the International Renewable Energy Conference – SAIREC. It provides a global platform for government, private sector and civil society leaders to advance renewable energy.
The topic Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) was integrated into a three-year NC(v) programme at seven TVET colleges with 500 students. Teaching and learning materials have been developed and are now being used.
With the Solar Water Heater (SWH) Installer Skills Programme we are addressing a shortage of artisans in the field of renewable energy technologies. More specifically, with the SWH Installer Skills Programme we directly respond to the demand of the insurance sector, municipalities and the local plumbing industry for adequately skilled plumbing service providers, aiming to avoid poor quality installations ...