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Heartfelt Celebration Day Encourages All

Bergzicht Training & Development honoured their working alumni on Wednesday, 16 November 2022. Heartfelt expressions of appreciation were accompanied with a joyful and vibrant Celebration Day atmosphere. The prizes awarded to alumni totalled R35 000 in value. Keynote speaker Marli Goussard, Enterprise Development Consultant at Ranyaka and co-founder of Co-Create Hub quoted Prof. Rudzani

Bergzicht Training & Development Frail Care Graduates Ready to Enter Workforce

Stellenbosch-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Bergzicht Training & Development recently hosted the Remgro-funded Health and Frail Care certification ceremony for Group 4 of 2022. The joyous event saw 14 graduates receive their certification for this 15-week full-time course. Bergzicht focusses on producing high quality, relevant and in- demand training. This accredited Health and Frail Care

Bergzicht opens training kitchen

 Bergzicht Training & Development opened its own on-campus training kitchen in collaboration with accredited training partner Chefs Training & Innovation Academy (CTIA) on Monday 26 September 2022. The new kitchen will mainly be used by students on the accredited Food Service Assistance (FSA) training programme and has space to train 13 students. Bergzicht is

Vyftien kreatiewe Kindersorgprogramstudente pas gekwalifiseer

Bergzicht Opleiding & Ontwikkeling vier eersdaags die sertifisering van vyftien nuwe kinderversorgers. Danksy befondsing van ’n plaaslike anonieme donateur, kon ’n aantal vroue bemagtig word en is hulle nou ’n aanwins vir die plaaslike kindersorgsektor. Beroepsmoontlikhede vir opgeleide kinderversorgers sluit in posisies soos dié van crèche-assistent, dagmoeder, kinderoppasser en au pair. Op Vrydag 16 September

2022-09-20T12:18:56+00:00Donors, Graduates|

Skills training aids hospitality resilience

The Cape Winelands is synonymous with beautiful vineyards, award-winning destinations and renowned for attracting world-famous restauranteurs and chefs to establish iconic cuisine experiences, contributing significantly to the local economy. However, in the wake of the post-pandemic era, building resilience against the backdrop of great losses to this sector has been essential. According to Deloitte,

Local youth sponsored by Stellenbosch Municipality for hospitality careers

Ending the month of June’s Youth Day celebrations, Stellenbosch-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Bergzicht Training & Development celebrated the certification of its first Food Service Assistance (FSA) class of 2022 on Thursday, 29 June at the Chef’s Trainingand Innovation Academy (CTIA) campus in Devon Valley. Stellenbosch Municipality has awarded the three-year Mayoral Youth Skills Development

2022-07-11T13:05:58+00:00Donors, News, Staff, Success Stories|

Remgro assists with Kayamandi child care empowerment

Thanks to corporate funder Remgro, Stellenbosch-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Bergzicht Training & Development held a certificate ceremony at the Legacy Centre in Kayamandi on Thursday, 23 June to celebrate the completion of its first Community Child Care workshop group of 2022. Presented over four weeks, the four-day Community Child Care programme made a debut

2022-07-13T10:08:35+00:00Donors, News, Staff, Success Stories|

Bergzicht Training & Development celebrates 30th birthday

On 16 March 2022 Bergzicht Training & Development (BTD) celebrated its 30th birthday. Among key role players, its founding member Mrs Cecile Kotzé and long term funders were honoured in style and entertained with endearing humour. Reflecting on overcoming a number of challenges, staff, friends and beneficiaries gathered to rejoice over the success of empowering

2022-03-30T14:30:37+00:00Donors, News, Staff, Success Stories|

Bergzicht Training has much to celebrate at Alumni Celebration Day

“We can use hardships like substance abuse, unemployment and poverty as an excuse or a stepping stone to greater things. The day you stepped into Bergzicht Training, you decided that you are not going to be a victim of your circumstances.” These were the words of Jeanneret Momberg, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Visit Stellenbosch

Beneficiaries of Stellenbosch Municipality-funded hospitality programme graduate via Zoom

It was a first in the 28-year history of Bergzicht Training as 12 beneficiaries who completed the NGO’s accredited hospitality programme, along with other guests, attended an online certificate handover  ceremony via Zoom recently. Thanks to funding received from the Stellenbosch Municipality Mayoral Youth Skills Development Programme, Bergzicht Training was able to provide 12 unemployed,

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