There is a national strategy to improve skills and knowledge, to support people to find employment, and reduce unemployment. Learning programmes to achieve this, include apprenticeships, learnerships, graduate work programmes, in-service experience as part of a qualification. The people on these programmes are required to have an employment contract for the duration of the programme. What are the implications of that "employment" contract?
The skills development community has lost a champion with the sudden death of Gill Connellan on Easter Monday. Gill had a long and successful career in recruitment and training, and was one of the founders, and still the Chairperson of, the Association for Skills Development in South Africa (ASDSA).
Would you like to work in the medical emergency field? This career path is extremely demanding but it will give you the chance to save lives.
Paramedics fall into the category known as emergency medical technician (EMT) and are the highest ranked medical staff on the scene. They have the most decision making power in an emergency situation due to their intense training.