Eleven students received their certificates after having completed the Cathsseta-accredited Food Service Assistant (FSA) training programme at Bergzicht Training & Development on Thursday, 1 December. Congratulated at a ceremony in Stellenbosch, the cohort was the first to graduate from Bergzicht’s newly accredited training kitchen, which had been inaugurated in September 2022. At a special event
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
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,
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
Thanks to a generous donation from the German political research foundation, the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Bergzicht Training was recently able to produce a short video on how donors and volunteers, along with the Bergzicht team, are making an impact on impoverished communities by training poor, unemployed, unskilled or semi-skilled individuals from those communities.