Skills development opportunities such as training and learnership programs are offered variously across the nation. Many people benefit from these programs as the alternative to degree programs, although quiet a lot of people take both degree and skills development programs to enhance their capabilities.
Skills development programs are offered by the South African Government (national and provincial / local) and also by registered organizations. These programs may lead to certain levels of qualifications.
Below are some of the available trainings and learnerships in Durban.
Imsimbi Training Learnships
Imsimbi Training is a leading accredited training organization committed to the empowerment and development of all South Africans. Through values-based skills development, the organization is able to free the personal and leadership potential of all candidates it trains. Among the many training programs offered by Imsimbi Training, there are also learnership programs offered as below:
- Business Administration Services NQF Level 4
All candidates wishing to have a career in administration as a personal assistant, office administrator, secretary, receptionist, or legal secretary, will find this qualification your stepping stone into a career.
The Core Component of the qualification offers learners knowledge and skills in the Management of Records, Comprehension of Written and Verbal Texts, Business Writing, Problem Solving, Ethics, Culture Awareness, Self-Management and Self-Development, Project Teamwork and Business Policies and Procedures.
The qualification through its Elective Component enables learners to specialize in areas of Administration such as Reception, Executive Administration, Financial Literacy, Relationship Management, Legal Knowledge, Communication, Project Administration and Human Resources.
- Generic Management NQF Level 4
This qualification is intended for junior managers of small organizations, junior managers of business units in medium and large organizations, or those aspiring to these positions. Junior managers include team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.
Learners who achieve this qualification will be able to demonstrate competencies in management relating to planning, organizing, leading, controlling and ethics. Overall, this qualification will ensure that learners are capable of: Developing plans to achieve defined objectives, organizing resources in accordance with a developed plan, leading a team to work co-operatively to achieve objectives, monitoring performance to ensure compliance to a plan, and making decisions based on a code of ethics
- Generic Management NQF Level 5
This Management Development Program will enable your emerging leaders to grow to effectively manage their teams. The focus of this qualification is to enable learners to develop competence in a range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values. This 6-12 month program will enable new managers to unleash the potential of their teams. The course provides a sound foundation for the professional development of managers. The course has 6 modules of 5 days each, interspersed with practical workplace application. They include: Professional Team Development, Professional Conflict and Change Management, Professional Human Resources Management, Professional Management and Leadership Development, Financial Management for Professionals, and Professional Results-based Management (Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation).
- Project Management NQF Level 5
This certificate course will enable you to face complex project challenges with confidence, prepare you to deal with common challenges and find creative solutions – all within recognized and accepted processes.
This course is suitable for anyone wishing to advance their project management skills. The course will give you a highly marketable qualification when advancing in your career. On achieving the competencies included in this qualification, learners may advance their careers in Project Management, Project Support Services or General Management within an organization, across all sectors.
- Supply Chain Management NQF Level 5
This program consists of 5 modules as follows and will be covered over a period of one year: Professional Values and Ethics, Understanding Supply Chain Management, Information Management and Risk Management, Supply Chain Operations, and Materials / Logistics Management.
- Wholesale and Retail Operations Supervision NQF Level 4
By going through this course, you will learn to supervise sales performance, supervise implementation of loss control measures, supervise stock counts, supervise customer service standards, supervise housekeeping and hygiene in a store, motivate a tea, describe and apply the management functions of an organization, demonstrate a basic understanding of the Primary Labor Legislation that impacts on a business unit, and indicate the role of a team leader ensuring that a team meets an organization’s standards.
For more information on Imsimbi Training Learnerships, visit https://www.imsimbi.co.za/courses/learnerships.
AstroTech In-House Training
Founded in 1998, AstroTech offers premium corporate training in Business, Management, Finance, IT, Computer, and Human Resources. With industry specialists with real business experience as facilitators, AstroTech offers training that is both leading edge and practical and does it in a way that is both interesting and informative. AstroTech offers over 100 courses aimed at improving business capability and efficiency and offer custom courses to focus on your specialized needs.
Training programs at AstroTech are categorized into 7 groups:
- Management Training
This program will help maximize team productivity, drive breakthrough innovation, and secure a competitive edge for your company. Through practical training and dynamic discussions, you’ll learn management theories and leadership best practices to help you master complex challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities. Click here to see the offered courses.
- Business Training
Courses offered under this category will transform the way you and your staff run, manage, and perform as part of the business. Courses are offered in all business elements to make sure the only direction you’re going is up. Click here to see the offered courses.
- Financial Training
From accounting to budgeting and even financial modeling, AstroTech offers courses under the Financial Training category to help you enhance and learn new cutting edge skills. The courses are carefully crafted and tailored to give you a rapid infusion of practical knowledge. Click here to discover the offered courses.
- Human Resources Training
Human Resources (HR) represent the people behind a brand, business or organization. The strength of an organization is determined almost entirely by the strength of their people. From recruitment to talent management to deployment, the HR department plays a critical role in building and optimizing the team. AstroTech’s HR Training courses can help you ensure your organization is the best it can be. Click here to see the courses.
- Information Technology Training
With the rapidly changing environment around us, be it technology or legislation, to be competitive you need to be at the top of your game. You can’t afford to blink as things are changing all the time. So make sure you change with them. If you work in IT or a related field, make sure your knowledge isn’t obsolete. Hereby, AstroTech offers IT-related courses to get you the up-to-date skills you need. Click here to see the courses.
- Computer Training
With ever changing and ever improving business software and technology, even the most skilled computer user can benefit from a personal upgrade every now and again. AstroTech offers courses from basic to advanced level on the most popularly used software and systems for users of every skill level. Check out the offered courses here.
For more information, visit https://www.astrotech.co.za/.
Netcare Education and Training
Netcare Education, a division of the Netcare Group, is regarded as one of South Africa’s leading private education and training institutions of healthcare professionals, both in nursing and ancillary healthcare and emergency medical services. Netcare Education strives to be the education, training and development provider of choice for the healthcare industry. It believes in the constitutional assertion that all people have the right to qualify education and healthcare.
Netcare Education, a registered private higher education institution, comprises two faculties, with campuses in Johannesburg and Pretoria in Gauteng, Durban North in KwaZulu-Natal, Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape and Cape Town in the Western Cape. The Faculty of Nursing and Ancillary Healthcare (FNAH) provides formal education and training in the fields of nursing and ancillary disciplines, and the Faculty of Emergency and Critical Care (FECC) provides formal education and training in the field of emergency and critical care as well as first aid training for members of the public.
- Faculty of Nursing and Ancillary Healthcare (FNAH)
FNAH is dedicated to developing the clinical knowledge and practical skills of nursing students, nursing practitioners and other healthcare professionals. This is achieved through combining theory with experiential learning in hospitals, thereby providing the best learning opportunity for developing knowledge, skills, attitude and values. Through collaboration, innovation and academic excellence in education, students will be capable and skilled healthcare providers who are able to offer the best evidence-based practice and care to their patients.
Among the many and varied disciplines on offer are: Child Nursing, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nursing, Maternity Nursing, Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Trauma and Emergency Nursing, Operating Room Skills, Anesthetic and Recovery Room Nursing, Infection Prevention and Control Nursing, and Orthopedic Nursing.
- Faculty of Emergency and Critical Care (FECC)
FECC continues to lead the way in paramedic and advanced life support education, by combining theoretical teaching and cutting-edge technology with practical training to provide world-class courses and emergency medical professional resources to serve the communities and country.
FECC offers a variety of short courses, undergraduate and post-graduate programs to prospective and current emergency medical services practitioners. Emergency medical training programs are also offered to augment the inherent skills of doctors and nurses and provide them with focused insight into the field of emergency care.
Click here to learn more about Netcare Education and Training.