6 Ways Skills Training Benefits Companies

Skills training benefits companies in many positive ways. Training your workforce isn’t always possible due to time constraints and lack of resources. As employees, we have to be openminded and willing to add value to our existing workforce and learners. There are the naysayers who believe that companies only enter into skills development to gain points. The truth is, skills training actually takes a lot of unnecessary costs off a companies shoulders and creates a competent workforce.

Training Improves Workforce Productivity

Workforce is taught to complete tasks efficiently, but are also taught:

  • Acoountability
  • Advanced Skills
  • Time management

Reduced Staff Turnovers

Unhappy and uncared for staff will leave a company. When given new skills and an opportunity to gain industry related skills, it instills a feeling of being part of a team that encourages growth.

Improved Job Satisfaction

Investing money and time in skills training is positive in many ways, staff will:

  • Feel more valued and appreciated
  • Feel more confident to do any task given
  • Be more productive
  • Be happy and not want to leave

Training Helps In the Recruitment Process

The benefits are endless when adding skills training in your company, including:

  • Gaining an employee that is competent and understands the procedures of the company
  • Adds value to your industry
  • Is attractive to future employees as they see a chance to grow
  • By training existing employees, you could reduce the time and effort when interviewing unsuitable candidates.

Training Long-Term Employees is Beneficial

A learnership is the best way to mould a future employee to fit into your business the way that suits you as an employee.

Training Reduces Employee Supervision

Skills training teaches employees how to complete tasks more efficiently. Additionally, employees are more independent and confident to take on the tasks given them.

For more information about training that we offer, please contact Elsie Botha on 011 763 3366 or elsie@action4.org.za and Stephen Bergers on 011 763 2429 or stephen@action4.org.za