In the past, SOCs have made considerable contributions to uplifting skills in South Africa. They have played a vital role in training South Africans in a range of technical, technological and artisanal skills. However, limited infrastructure has been built up over the last three decades, with the result that there has been a decrease in the numbers of people trained in these institutions.
Eskom and Transnet have embarked on a significant infrastructure expansion programme which will require large numbers of skilled people to participate in the build programmes of these SOCs.
This project will:
The information gathered in this project reports in to the Joint Initiative for Priority Skills Acquisitions (JIPSA).