Learnerships in South Africa.
Learnerships can also be referred as educational or learning programs that are structured, having a theory part and a practical part which both leads to a qualification, which is however, registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
Benefits come along with learnerships on both sides, the employer’s side and also the learner side. The side that we are going to deal with first is the benefits of learnerships on the employer’s side or part.
The productivity and all the efforts of the learner are all impacted on the company. This means that the company benefits in that it has acquired another set of hands to perform its responsibilities which they may not pay for.
SETAs or in other words, Sector Educational and Training Authorities provide grants for the learnerships so as to make them attractive, and governments provide tax incentives. Being in the know-how that all these grants provided by the Sector Educational and Training Authorities will come to the managers, it will be their pleasure to host these learnerships and this will be a very significant benefit o them as the employers.
Learnerships enable your company to be competitive in the business world due to the manpower and increased productivity due to the learners involved in the learnerships.
Learnerships enable the national recognition of the companies hosting the learnerships reason being, the learnerships are connected to the National Qualification Framework which is recognised nationally.
Benefits of learnerships do not only follow on the employers, but also on the learners and now let us change the focus to the benefits on the learners. The learners learn the ability to work independently and also work with less or no supervision needed whatsoever.
These learnerships have made learners to go out there in the business world and create their own crafts or jobs rather than working for companies or other employers. Learnerships enable learners to strive and work hard so they can add value and productivity to the business.
The learners involved in these South African learnerships gain a qualification which is registered on the National Qualification Framework (NQF), which is, however, a structured program that is in the same way, nationally recognized in South Africa.
Room for personal development for the learners are provided by these learnerships in South Africa, which brings about the learners having a high self- esteem and self image no matter what.
Learnerships in South African have indeed promoted businesses and also personal development all over the country and also internationally, since these learners do not have the limit not to go out there even abroad, to exercise their gained skills.All the learnerships in South Africa or that has been structured in South Africa have indeed promoted businesses and personal development for learners all over the country and also internationally, since the learners do not have the limit not to go out there even abroad, to exercise their gained skills.