Structured training for zero defects

Master Builders Association North and Tjeka Training Matters have partnered to provide structured training to the South African building industry. Tjeka Training Matters is a registered private technical and vocational education and training college that is accredited by the Construction Education Training Authority. It has a 20-year-long track record providing high quality construction training throughout southern Africa. The partnership will initially offer short 20-day technical skills training courses in the building trades. They include bricklaying,…

Reaching out to Johannesburg inner city’s unemployed

Tjeka Training Matters and Outreach Foundation have already equipped more than 80 people, mainly unemployed women and youth who live in the Johannesburg inner-city, with the skills they need to secure employment in the building sector. Based in Hillbrow, Outreach Foundation, a non-profit organisation, empowers those in need by providing training and skills development, as well as social support and a safe haven. Outreach Foundation’s three-week artisanal training has been designed to provide learners with…

Quality training keeps wheels turning on road construction contract

Tjeka Training Matters is helping Hillary Construction train an additional 12 individuals as part of this leading contractor’s Gap Year initiative. They started their four-month-long training at Tjeka Training Matters’ state-of-the-art training and trade-testing facility in Randfontein. Eight individuals from this group are women who, once they have completed their theoretical instruction, will be deployed on Hillary Construction sites for practical training. The programme was launched in 2017 as a pilot project by the Human…

Taking training to new heights

Tjeka Training Matters is training 60 unemployed people from Thembisa for a Tiber Construction project that is being undertaken on behalf of a leading public-sector client body. Compass Consultants, which facilitated the training and implemented the learnership on behalf of Tiber Construction, appointed Tjeka Training Matters to undertake the training. This decision was based on Tjeka Training Matters’ 20-year-long track record providing quality training to the construction sector throughout southern Africa, as well as its Construction Education Training Authority accreditation. Compass Consultants knew that we had the expertise and resources, including extremely competent practitioners, to successfully execute this programme, which…

Quality H&S training makes building sites safer

Trained by the Master Builders’ Association Western Cape (MBAWC) and Tjeka Training Matters, six young South Africans recently secured employment as Health & Safety (H&S) officers with MBAWC member companies. They now hold a National Certificate in Construction H&S and are registered with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP). These individuals were part of a group of nine unemployed youth, the majority comprising women, who were chosen by the Association…

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