News2016-11-15T09:00:53+00:00

Bergzicht Training partners with George Jardine’s Tasting Stellenbosch

Bergzicht Training has partnered with Tasting Stellenbosch, a social development initiative of Stellenbosch Wine Route, to transfer much-needed skills required in the hospitality industry to the youth. Tasting

First aid course aimed at training health and safety officers for businesses

“We don’t realise how important it is to have a trained health and safety officer on site until we are faced with an accident where someone requires

Even long, winding roads can lead to your destiny

Lynn de Vries has walked a long, winding road to get the job she has always wanted. However, had it not been for that road, she may

Bergzicht Training still going strong after 27 years

Bergzicht Training, a skill development NGO in Stellenbosch, recently celebrated all it has achieved in nearly three decades of empowering unemployed, unskilled and semi-skilled individuals with market-related

Another 12 Bergzicht Training beneficiaries graduate thanks to Distell

Twelve Bergzicht Training beneficiaries recently graduated with Cathsseta accredited certificates in food service assistant and food and beverage service thanks to yet another generous donation by Distell

Teacher uses Bergzicht Training as her stepping stone

In 2015, Devon Valley resident Chrisline Thomas, signed up for an iPOWER Self-Empowering Foundation Programme at Bergzicht Training with the aim of completing the Child Care (previously

Skills development opportunities for the youth

Bergzicht Training, a Stellenbosch-based, non-governmental organisation dedicated to developing the skills of poor, unemployed, unskilled and semi-skilled individuals from the Western Cape, will once again offer three

Constructing sandwiches in a Fedics kitchen to delight customers’ palates

As Zakhona Mbelu (29) starts constructing the exact sandwich on the order slip in front of her at the Fedics-owned cafeteria at Sanlam’s headquarters in Bellville, she

Our graduates are ready to cook up a storm in the hospitality industry

Are you looking for professional waitrons, cooks, kitchen assistants or assistant chefs for the hospitality and tourism industries? Then you do not have to search further than

Joining hands to change the fate of Stellenbosch youth

For the last four years, local government and NGOs in Stellenbosch have joined hands to help change the fate of many poor, unskilled or semi-skilled, and unemployed

“I know my father is smiling down at me”

Bergzicht Training graduates share stories of how their lives have changed thanks to the internationally recognised City & Guilds’ Professional Cooking and Food and Beverage Service Programme

Bergzicht Training welcomes more visitors from Bavaria

Photo (top): Members of the Justice Portfolio Committee of the Bavarian Parliament in Germany recently visited Bergzicht Training to learn more about what the NGO is doing to