Skills Development

Skills Development in South Africa is governed under the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998, which has subsequently been amended a number of times. The national government's Department of Higher Education and Training is responsible for managing and developing all higher education and skills development training. The current Minister is Dr Blade Nzimande.

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Occupational qualifications are the industry-based registered national qualifications that empower learners with skills that are required in various technical and vocational pathways.

For more information on Occupational Qualifications visit our website at

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There has been much debate surrounding the 4th industrial revolution and its impact on the workplace.

Learnership interview

Preparing for a learnership interview is much like any other working interview you might experience in your lifetime, with the only difference being the difficulty in questions.


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