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CHIETA-SHELL Learnership

Ayesha Itzkin, CHIETA acting CEO, applauds this partnership and reiterates the need for sound research prior to any training intervention.

“Shell has been a valuable partner in skills development,” Itzkin says. “I’m so pleased that Monde needs just one more year to obtain an appropriate qualification. The lesson learnt is that partners in training need to take account of workplace demands before any training commences, such as in this case, the physical demands of the fitting trade. However, with a fitting qualification, he may be able to enter a technical artisan training space as an HR practitioner.”

CHIETA and Shell launched this learnership programme specifically for previously disadvantaged people living with disabilities. Shell enlisted the services of Isilumko Staffing, an accredited training and recruitment agency, to identify eligible candidates residing in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. After a rigorous interview process, 20 young people of varying qualifications were selected to participate. View Full Article