Graduates

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,

Lauren’s life story the driving force behind her mission to uplift children

In 2013, while she was only in Grade 10, Lauren Baadtjies’ mom passed away. Today that loss is what drives her to make a difference in the lives of young children. “My matric year was very hard, because I felt lost without my mother and started rebelling and drinking to stop the hurt.  I really

2020-05-06T10:48:16+00:00Graduates, News, Success Stories|

TK Foundation equips even more youth with vital skills

Eleven youth from the greater Stellenbosch area graduated from the renowned The Private Hotel School (PHS) thanks to a programme presented by Bergzicht Training and funded by the Danish grantmaking organisation, the TK Foundation. Bergzicht Training is a Stellenbosch-based NGO offering skills development training in food preparation, and food and beverage service assistance; health and

2019-12-04T13:51:40+00:00Donors, Graduates, Success Stories|

Did you see us in the media?

Bergzicht Training was recently featured in the media for a number of weeks as we talked about our HWSETA-accredited Health and Frail Care Programme and the kind of characteristics and skills to look out for in a good, professionally trained frail carer who works with elderly or frail persons or sick children. We also got

2019-12-03T16:26:52+00:00Graduates, News|

Investment to improve graduates’ job retention rate reaps success

Just over two years ago Bergzicht Training, as part of an important strategic initiative, decided to find ways to improve the job retention rate of graduates. Thanks to the implementation of the Bergzicht Development Model, the organisation was able to celebrate a record number of graduates who remain in employment after a year at its

Het Jan Marais supports training of child carers

With the demanding work schedules of many parents, the need for professionally trained, trustworthy child carers have become even more important. Thanks to funding received from the Het Jan Marais Nationale Fonds (HJMNF), Bergzicht Training has been able to do just that – train 11 beneficiaries through its Child Care Programme this year. However, the

Bergzicht Training trains carers and companions for elderly and sick children

Thanks to the number of individuals that have completed Bergzicht Training’s Health and Frail Programme over the last few months, families in the Boland region are now able to access the services of professionally trained, trustworthy carers and companions who are vetted by the Stellenbosch-based NGO. Bergzicht Training is an NGO dedicated to developing the skills

2019-10-22T18:56:29+00:00Donors, Employers, Graduates, News|

Remgro’s generosity sees 11 more trained in frail care

Remgro’s continued generosity in helping unemployed, unskilled and semi-skilled individuals in Stellenbosch obtain much needed skills in the job market, has led to 11 more graduates being trained in health and frail care at Bergzicht Training. Bergzicht Training is a Stellenbosch-based NGO that is dedicated to developing the skills of poor, unemployed, unskilled and semi-skilled

Municipality and Bergzicht Training empower more Stellenbosch youth

At the beginning of each year for the last five years, Bergzicht Training has partnered with the Stellenbosch Municipality to train youth in Stellenbosch in sought after market required skills in child care, health and frail care and skills for the hospitality and tourism industries. These entry-level skills have helped many unemployed, unskilled and semi-skilled

2019-07-19T08:27:29+00:00Donors, Graduates, News|
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