The issue of skills development to curb unemployment is slowly being addressed as three major players joined hands to empower the youth.
Furniture World Private College (FWPC), Tshwane Automotive Development (TAD) in Partnership with Childline Gauteng, are heeding the call for imparting skills and are looking for youths between the ages of 18 and 24 to register and be absorbed in their tailor-made skills program.
Tshwane Automotive Development Director Daniel Maswanganye responsible for operations and production said “Tshwane Automotive Development and Furniture World Private College partnership arose due to the high number of learners who were supposed to be in the skills program; tad sourced the services of Childline Gauteng as it faced the challenge of offering skills program in the motor service and repairs only.”
“TAD used the opportunity of being accommodated in the FWPC premises to establish the partnership which gave rise to expose this high numbers of learners to the skill program that has various trades offered by FWPC.The partnership between the two developed an objective to equip and empower this learners various trades offered by FWPC,” said Maswanganye.
Furniture World Private College Chief Executive Officer Charles Broodie regarding the partnership said “The partnership is all about skills development where we mainly concentrate on unemployed youth and graduates. We also concentrate on capacity building to existing entrepreneurs. It is a long term partnership the falls within the triple P’s mainly public, private partnership system.”
“We follow the NEET Structure=not employed, not educated and not trained within the program. We also follow the BREAD approach meaning Broad, Rural, Entrepreneurial and Artisan Development,” said Broodie