Stellenbosch Municipality

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|

Bergzicht Training and Development 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

Bergzicht Training and Development’s team leaves no one behind

On 23 March 2020, when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a hard lockdown of 21 days that would start three days later, the staff at Bergzicht Training immediately sprang into action to counter the impact that the temporary shutdown of the campus would have on its beneficiaries. Thanks to this early intervention, of the 50 students

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

Municipality and Bergzicht Training and Development 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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