Projects

Quality training helps keep road construction on track

Tjeka Training Matters was appointed by Concor, one of South Africa’s leading construction companies, to train unemployed people how to construct concrete-lined open drains (V-drains) on one of its projects for the South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL). Tjeka provided exceptionally high standards of training to this specific Concor team on its previous projects where all of the workmanship of the trainees was accepted. In so doing, we helped bolster productivity levels and mitigate…

Skills training and building renovation success for Raubex

Tjeka Training Matters continues to build on a long legacy of providing quality training to the Raubex Group, one of South Africa’s leading infrastructure-development companies and a significant road-construction specialist. One of our more recent projects for this long-standing client entailed training candidates in the fields of bricklaying, painting, carpentry, plastering and renovation under the Department of Public Works’ Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Encouraging the use labour-intensive construction methods to maximise employment opportunities for…

Training with a large socio-economic impact on marginalised communities

Tjeka Training Matters partnered with Beulah Africa and Future Families Joint Venture (JV) to train 135 people in technical skills under the South African government’s Community Work Programme (CWP). Targeted at unemployed and underemployed women and men of working age, CWP supplements livelihoods by providing a basic-level income security through work. It was launched by government to help address high unemployment in marginalised areas. Running from January through to March 2020, the training was undertaken…

12 unemployed people trained to operate construction plant and equipment

Tjeka Training Matters helped 12 unemployed people in George, Western Cape, acquire construction plant and equipment operating skills. Notably, six of the learners secured permanent employment positions at various construction companies after they completed their training and one of the top performers was a woman. None of the participants had previous experience operating construction machinery. They, therefore, had to first obtain a Code 14 license, before they were trained on a front-end loader and a…