Blind Communities and Discrimination

Blind communities and discrimination is everywhere, including the workplace. If you ask any blind person they will tell you how they are affected by discrimination. Companies will enter into a learnership with partially blind learners. But what about the person with total blindness? At Action we hope to change this and show the blind employees […]

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Myths and Misconceptions About Disability

Myths and misconceptions about disabilities is very common. These ideas are fear based, and bring about prejudice and discrimination in South Africa. By promoting negative images of people with disabilities in the media, we are saying that it is ok to mock and avoid such people. Discrimination creates barriers for people with disabilities. Here are […]

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Students with Disabilities and Technology

Students with disabilities and technology. There are many ways that technology helps students with disabilities. As we know, many students have disabilities where they cannot write like others do. This is where voice to text plays a crucial role. This also helps students who are visually impaired process visual information.  Adaptive computing technology allows the […]

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How To Apply For Learnership If Disabled

How to apply for a learnership. If you are interested in applying for a learnership. Contact Action for more details. You will come in for an interview. Bring in neccessary documents such as: Certified copy of your ID – if you are not a SA citizen, you can bring a copy of your passport and […]

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Computer Classes for Students with Disabilities

Computer classes for students with disabilities are available for efficient and comfortable accessibility. Action’s computer training center goes over and beyond with regards to special accommodations. With a range of state of the art computer and software developers, students are able to develop and empower students with disabilities. For a student with impairments to master […]

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The Secret to Happiness with a Disability – Learnership

The secret to happiness with a disability isn’t with having money or having an able body. Even able bodied people have their share of gripes from life. The secret to happiness with a disability begins with inner peace. No More Regrets A lot of us become disabled through an accident. Living in regret every day […]

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Disabled Employees are High-quality Workers

Disabled employees are high-quality workers and are found to be better employees than those who aren’t. Research shows that 75 percent of employers ranked their disabled workers as very good when it came to work quality, dependency, motivation and integrity. Employers have been heard saying that hiring people with disabilities is good for a company’s […]

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Successful Learnerships Tips

Successful Learnerships are important for launching a professional career. They are not only a great tool for preparation into the workplace but also for networking. The job market is very competitive and this is why learnerships are so vital. Successful learnerships are a kickstart for many students with disabilities. Firstly, set goals. Do not begin […]

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People with Disabilities Meet Many Barriers

People with disabilities meet many barriers. Technology bridges these barriers. By gaining computer skills they are able to read, write and communicate with others. People with disabilities face meet barriers still when it comes to using a computer. These barriers are grouped into three categories: Barriers to providing computer input Output interpretation Reading supporting documents […]

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Students with Special Needs Computer Skills

Students with special needs and disabilities experience highest unemployment and abuse in South Africa. There is an air of sympathy for students with special needs and disabilities but no assistance given. This group is often neglected and isolated. Many aren’t educated about inclusive education and computer training. The needs of learners with disabilities are just […]

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Computer Skills For the Disabled is in Demand

There is a huge demand for computer skills for the disabled. Reason for this is that data science skills in South Africa is a global need. The demand for such skills is skyrocketing and we realize that people with disabilities can meet this demand. Applicant for learnership programmes have to be between the ages of […]

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Learnerships Benefit Students With Disabilities

Learnerships benefit students with disabilities and combines a theory of practical skills in the workspace. Through learnerships, a student learns life skills such as communication and teamwork and receives a qualification that is registered on the National Qualifications Framework. A contract is drawn up by employer, the learner and accredited skills development training provider for […]

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Empowering The Visually Impaired Through Skills

Empowering the visually impaired isn’t an activity many seeing people think about. There are many obstacles for the visually impaired such as financial, psychological and emotional ramifications. We need to become aware of the painful discrimination in all areas of the lives of the visually impaired. Imagine your life in darkness and all you have […]

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Unemployment Rate for People with Disabilities

Unemployment rate for people with disabilities is 50 percent higher than able-bodied people. People with disabilities now have more employment opportunities due to SETAs and their training providers. At Action, we use adaptive technology for advanced computer training. A physical disability is defined as something that affects a “major life activity” of a person, such […]

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Jobs that Suit People With Disabilities

Jobs that suit people with disabilities are limitless. We understand the term disability as a person who cannot carry out all the normal and physical and mental tasks. People who have a disability can channel their skills and work on things they are capable of doing. Disability cannot drag a person down and they can […]

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Call Center Training for The Blind in Johannesburg

Call center training for the blind and disabled available now in Roodepoort. The call center industry is the ideal environment for the blind and disabled. At Action, we ensure that call centers gain capable and efficient employees.  Visually impaired people do not need to be held back. With the correct accommodations, these employees are set […]

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JAWS For People With Vision Loss

JAWS for people with vision loss is designed to promote independence. At Action for the Blind and Disabled Children, we are passionate about what we do and we are committed to the blind and disabled community. Our JAWS for people with vision loss classes covers an introduction to terms and the elements related to computers, […]

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People With Vision Loss Face Barriers to Employment

People with vision loss face many barrier to employment. People with vision loss have dreams, hopes and talents just as sighted people do. Employment rates among people with vision loss are high.  Action for the Blind and Disabled Children do see their potential and strive to empower the visually impaired youth so that they can […]

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SETAs – Things You Need To Know

SETAs are the way to go in South Africa. Skills are in high demand in our country where the unemployment rate is so high. Only 50 percent of school leavers get employed in our country. The rate is even higher for youth with disabilities. SETAs help by empowering the youth in our country. What is […]

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Inclusive Workplace for People Who are Blind

Inclusive workplace for people who are blind bridges the social gap. Employees who are blind can be as capable as sighted people if given the right tools. If you are considering working with someone who is blind or visually impaired, here are a few workplace inclusions to consider:  #1.  Allow Everyone in the Room to […]

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Set Up A Learnership With Action

Set up a learnership with Action 4 the Blind and Disabled and you wont be disappointed. As an employer you will need to apply for a learnership grant. Once you have done this you can set up contracts and learnership agreements with learners. Setting up a learnership in 9 steps: #1. Choose a Learnership Employers […]

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Disability Equity Training That Works

Public and private sector bodies have realized that their work practices and policies do not fulfill the needs of people with disabilities. Disability equity training is key to helping employees understand what disability actually is and how to implement changes in the workplace.  We at Action highly suggest using our organization to help you with […]

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Hiring People with Disabilities Advantages

Hiring people with disabilities is good for small businesses. These small businesses are not exempt from improving hiring practices and encouraging recruitment of people with disabilities. Hiring disabled workers can offer a few important financial, branding and growth advantages for small businesses. Here are a few advantages for hiring people with disabilities #1. Tax Benefits […]

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Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired Need Help

Students who are blind or visually impaired work best when given the correct training. Action for the blind and disabled children offer top notch computer training for students who are blind or visually impaired, preparing them for the workplace. we offer training with adaptations suited to the workplace including assistance for learnership training and preperation. […]

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Challenges Blind Job Hunters Face

Challenges blind job hunters face are many. Discrimination among the visually impaired has increased recently. This is no new topic or even surprising to many in the blind community. There are jobs for visually impaired people but only if you have at least 50 percent vision. Where does this leave those who have total blindness? […]

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People in The Workplace with a Disability

Visually impaired and disabled students come from all backgrounds and ages. Disability doesn’t discriminate. There are gardeners, farmers, musicians and teachers. We at Action believe that our students have many abilities and are capable of achieving great things, This goal is possible with the help of businesses and the community assisting with funds or learnership […]

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Unemployed and Disabled training

Unemployed and disabled is at an all time high. Although government legislation encourages employers to make reasonable workplace adjustments, this is being ignored. Even just a small adjustment and some openmoindedness can help people with disabilities gain employment. A disability grant is barely enough to help a learner gain independence, confidence and a purpose in […]

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On-the-job Training in Johannesburg

On the job training in Johannesburg is available when a learner enters into a learnership. On-the-job training in Johannesburg is a sure bet when you need employees who are experts at their jobs. When there is a specific skill needed in a company, there is on-the-job training given. At Action, we believe in guiding our […]

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Opportunities for Learners After Learnership

Opportunities for learners after learnership are plenty. If an employer is impressed with your work performance and ability during a learnership, they may just employ you. This is more likely to occur if there is a spot open for you in their company. Another option would be that the employer could enroll you in more […]

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Learnership Requirements for The Disabled Youth

Learnership requirements for youth that have a disability starts with some computer skills. At Action we believe that South African businesses should assist youth with disabilities to enter into the workspace. Employers should help employees reach their goals and they should welcome people from the community to partake in a learnership program. Companies must select […]

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Pottery For Students Who Are Visually Impaired

Pottery for students who are visually impaired is great for enhancing the sense of touch. Working with clay is the best way to allow students to use their sense of touch and be creative.  Action offers these classes as it may even be used as a source of income for blind students.  Their art work […]

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Employment for The Blind Available

Employment for the blind available. There are many training opportunities and various types of employment available throughout South Africa. However, people who are visually impaired or have low vision are a small group compared to other disability groups. Sadly, there is little to no support in most rural communities. There is employment for the blind  […]

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The Roles Of a SETA for Skills Training

The roles of a SETA for skills training is empowerment based. As we know, our beautiful country is not equipped with skills required for employment and social development. South Africa lies at the bottom of a list of countries for eduction, unemployment, economic literacy and skilled workers. At Action we are bridging the lack of […]

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Blind Students Can Learn Seeing Jobs

Blind learners learn using their senses as they have insufficient sight for visual learning. We have to distinguish between the those who have some sight and those who have never seen. Here are a few questions to ask: How much sight does the student have and how useful is it? How competent is the student […]

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Blind People Can’t Be Employed, Or Can They?

Blind people can’t be employed, or can they? Many employees are not aware of the abilities of people who are blind or visually impaired. There is a valid reason for this. Its not common thing to know a co-worker or have had experience with one that is visually impaired. The prevalence of blindness and visual […]

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Training for Young Blind Students in Roodepoort

Training for young blind students is vital for them to gain skills and experience needed to enter the employment space. At Action, we focus on training for young blind students to compete against able bodied persons. “we teach learners not just the required skills prescribed by SAQA and the NQF, we teach them to DISregard […]

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Tips to Support Employees with Disabilities

Support employees with disabilities by making changes in the workplace. This would come with a few hurdles and you would need to be creative and goal orientated. It is important to implement specialized technology that will benefit all staff future and present.  You wouldn’t want to spend too much on something that will just become […]

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Benefits of Employing a Disabled person

Benefits of Employing a Disabled person Benefits of employing a disabled person and profit.  Employees with disabilities are affordable but there are many other benefits besides your bottom line. People with disabilities are creative when adapting to a given task or environment. They are brilliant at problem solving skills, flexibility and perserverance.  They are always […]

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Unemployment is High for People with Disabilities

Unemployment is high for people with disabilities.  According to a study by the International Labour Office (ILO) young people with disabilities struggle to find employment due to a lack of social skills such as work attendance. Without social skills there is no job stability and reduced job capability. Action focuses on communication skills within the […]

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Learnership Programme Scams in South Africa

Learnership programme scams are sadly on the increase in South Africa. We at Action suggest that all job-seekers respond only to learnership, bursary, job adverts and internships if they are advertised by recognized publishers or organizations.    Action for the blind and disabled children ensures that we advertise legitimate learnerships and training. We are transparent […]

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Skills Development in South Africa

Skills development in South Africa is a process of indentifying skills gap and developing or enhancing skills. It is vital as your skills will determine whether you are capable to do the work. As the time is approaching for many students attempting to enrol in Universities and colleges and being turned away, we have a […]

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Training Learners is Good for Business Branding

Training learners is good for business branding and presents a prime opportunity to increase the knowledge and expertise of possible employees. In this day and age, the development of employees is costly to the company.  It is better to have in house training as employees/interns miss out on work time when they attend seminars etc. […]

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Accredited Training Service Provider in Gauteng

Accredited Training Service Provider in Gauteng Accredited training service provider is important when you want to develop skills within the workforce. An accredited training provider is vital for companies as they include: SETA grants and SARS tax rebates Training that is of the highest quality SETA approved courses BEE compliance and points A recognized qualification […]

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The Unemployment Rate for Workers with Disabilities

The Unemployment Rate for Workers with Disabilities The unemployment rate for workers with disabilities is high in South Africa.  Disability organizations and communities devote a lot of time and energy to improve the development of workers who have a disability.  The unemployment rate for workers with disabilities can be minimized when we bridge the gap […]

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A Learnership For People with a Disability

A Learnership For People with a Disability A learnership for people with a disability leads to a qualification. This qualification is registered on the National Qualifications Framework. It is designed to provide technical and work specific skills, as well as communication and teamwork skills. A contract is drawn up by the employer, learner and training […]

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Computer Training for Partially Sighted Students

Computer training for partially sighted students in both basic and advanced skills is implemented by Action 4 the blind and disabled children in Roodepoort. Our training center is equipped to teach partially sighted students on how to use a computer independently. The main goal is to support students and enhance and develop their computer know-how. […]

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Computer centers for Visually impaired

Computer centers for visually impaired use special software “JAWS” for all communities.  With correct training, there is a wide scope of employment opportunities available for the visually impaired.  Action is one of the computer centers for visually impaired that goes over and beyond for learners who reside in rural and urban areas. Now the visually […]

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Education for Blind Students is Not Up to Standard

Education for blind students is not up to standard.  Many parents, teachers and the blind community are aware that there isn’t enough being done to empower blind students.  We at Action are doing our part to mend that vast gap by trusting and implementing the technology needed for blind students to succeed.  We believe in […]

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Learners Who are blind and Visually Impaired

Learners who are blind and visually impaired. Vision impairment occurs due to a myriad of causes, such as: Congenital conditions Eye Injury Eye Diseases Brain Trauma Multiple sclerosis Diabetes Legally Blind A person is diagnosed legally blind if their corrected vision is less than 20/200, as they only see at twenty feet what others see […]

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Understanding Blind Employees – 5 steps

Understanding blind employees can be difficult, especially if you don’t know what their capabilities are.  People who are blind shouldn’t be excluded from the workplace and be discriminated against. Here are a 5 steps to understanding blind employees: #1.  Learn about blindness Ask them what they need for different tasks. There are certain things they […]

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Empowering Blind Students Through “Doing”

Empowering blind students with a positive attitude, training and skills is our manifesto.  It is imperative that we train students to problem solve and not only provide content that only teachers can relate to. The learner is our most important focus.  Too many training centers are preoccupied with what they teach and not in what […]

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Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

There has been an increase in job opportunities for people with disabilities and businesses should hire PWDs based on their business requirement. These days business people that can adapt to any situation are an asset.  This is why job opportunities for people with disabilities are gaining interest steadily by businesses.  On a daily basis, people […]

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People Who Are Blind Suffer from Unemployment

People who are blind suffer from unemployment in South Africa.  There have been people who are blind that have gone on to be successful and gain employment, but the figures are still extremely low. Not only that, gender gaps exist and men earn differently to woman. People who are blind suffer from unemployment more than […]

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Labour Market Challenges and Disabled Youth

Labour market challenges and disabled youth.  Disabled youth are the most unemployed group in South Africa.  This has a high impact on self-esteem and disabled youth are forced into low-income employment.  Learner who are disabled are disadvantaged with extremely weak networks and have little to no previous work experience.  Labour market challenges and disabled youth […]

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The Importance of a Learnership Program

The importance of a learnership program is duo of on the job training and theory combined.  A learnership leads to qualification with the National Qualifications Institute.  This type of qualification is designed to provide technical and work-specific skills.  The added skills gained are life skills and teamwork skills. A contract is first drawn up by […]

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Student’s Stipends Are Not Used Wisely

Student’s stipends vary depending on the learnership program, internships or job duties you will undertake.  Stipends are designed to fund a student’s extra expenses such as food and travel.  These stipends help when a learner enters an unpaid internship.  Stipends are available during the time of learnership.  Stipends will be paid at exact date each […]

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Disability Skills Support in South Africa

Disability skills support in South Africa is a limited resource. Action strives to be the difference and bridge the gap for unemployed disabled people through government subsidized training and support. We offer free resources such as experienced training and accessibilty for students such as: Specialized computer accessories Voice recognition Screen reading software Specialised support is […]

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Learners With Disabilities and Employment

Learners with disabilities and employment is a sticky issue at best. According to statistics, around 6 percent of people with a disability are in paid employment while the rest are stuck in the unemployment rut. If you are disables and looking for work and not having any success, there are a number of issues that […]

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Teaching Students Who Are Blind With Success

Teaching students who are blind is a pleasure for us at Action 4 the blind and disabled students. It is our main priority to ensure that our students have equal opportunities to access all learning materials needed and advance in learning with us. We at Action are aware that modifications and accommodations are vital for […]

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What is a Learnership Stipend? How Much is Given?

What is a learnership Stipend? A learnership stipend is a structured training module that includes theory and practice within the workspace.  The program lasts 6 months to a year and once completed the learner receives a qualification that is NQF registered.  During the learnership, a monthly stipend is given.  Funding for a learnership is around […]

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Internships for People Who are Visually Impaired

Internships for People Who are Visually Impaired Internships for people who are visually impaired go further than just gaining work experience and a sparkling CV.  Learners learn the impact that independence has on their future and daily lives.  It is an opportunity to have an enriched life in a new environment while developing skills.  Internships […]

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People With Disabilities Seeking Employment

People with disabilities seeking employment desire the same things that non-disabled people seek. These things enhance the quality of life; increase self-esteem and a feeling of being part of society.   People with disabilities seeking employment have a desire to be employed and be accepted and included in the workspace. This is where Action 4 the […]

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Myths About Employing Blind Employees

Myths About Employing Blind Employees Myths about employing blind employees abound in modern society and we would like to dispel this myths.  Here we list a few myths about employing blind employees: #1.  There will be injuries According to research, people who are blind or partially sighted are as safe in the workplace as sighted […]

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Students Who Are Visually Impaired Can Succeed

Students who are visually impaired miss out on daily life skills in developing and developed countries.  Visual impairment is considered a social ill that impacts society and the economy.  Students who are visually impaired are affected both physically and psychologically.  Visual impairment refers to low vision and blindness.  All around the world visual impairment affects […]

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Microsoft Training Providers In Johannesburg

Microsoft training providers. Action is a Microsoft training provider in Johannesburg and Durban. Our tuition center focuses on blind and disabled youth who require Microsoft certificates. This qualification is the best for competency in MS Office products. We ensure that our young blind and disabled learners attain an MS Office certificate and from there are […]

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Learnership Funding: Surprisingly Cost-effective

Learnership funding is a painstaking challenge.  Most organizations rely on grant funding through a SETA or government sponsored programme.  Since a learnership program is in demand with South African businesses with no funding to match demand, employers need to be creative with learnership funding. South Africans have very supportive environments and workshops that teach companies […]

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Benefits Of A Learnership for Employers

Benefits of a learnership for employers are many.  A learnership not only benefits the employee and learner but also training providers.   SETA funding gives the training provider funds needed for learnership program.   At Action, we ensure that learners receive practical, hands-on experience by putting what is learned into practice – improving the quality of learnership.  […]

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Internships: the pros and cons

Internships are great on-the-job learning opportunities.  A learner will gain valuable experience as entry-level employees for 6 months or more – depending on training provided.  Within the working environment, the learners are able to build and connect with a network of workers and businesses. Not all companies have resources to provide a salary to such […]

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Training Companies and Learnership Implementation Plan

Training Companies and Learnership Implementation Plan Training companies and learnership implementation plan. Your organization must employ a certified Skills Development Facilitator if you employ more than 50 people.  A training committee must be established.  Your organization then makes a decision to enter into a learnership and gain B-BBE points.  You take 5 percent of the […]

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Training Blind Learners To Succeed

Training blind learners is our passion. We are aware that when blind learners are trained, they go on to be assets in any business.  There are many blind workers in many areas such as teachers, attorneys, scientists and even entrepreneurs.  Action believes that “with proper training and opportunity, blind learners can be an asset instead […]

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Training Companies in South Africa for Disabled

Training companies in South Africa may think the hard work is done once customer is signed up. This isn’t the case.  As a training provider, we believe that it is vital to building a strong relationship with business owners.  Action would like to be the chosen training provider for all future training within a business […]

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Computer Courses in South Africa

Computer Courses in South Africa Computer courses in South Africa. There is a wide scope of employment opportunities available for the visually impaired in both government and private sectors.  Action provides computer training using special software “JAWS” for all people with disabilities.  We understand the issue of people in rural areas being excluded and that […]

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Skills Development in the Workplace Foundations to Use

Skills Development in the workplace Skills development in the workplace benefits the employer and employee in many positive ways.  Here we take a look at the few key strategies that help you support and create a skills development in the workplace foundation.  #1.  Knowledge is an asset It’s vital for an organization to set the […]

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Skills Development Act in South Africa

 Skills development Act was created for a number of reasons.  South Africans who have a disability benefit from the Skills Development Act for the following reasons: Improvement of quality of workforce and job opportunities Improvement of productivity in workplace Improvement of self-employment Investment within workforce by training and learnerships The Act encourages employers to: Use […]

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Skills Training in South Africa for Learners with Disabilities

Skills Training in South Africa for learners with disabilities Skills Training in South Africa for learners with disabilities is important for society as a whole.  It is important for economic growth among people who have a disability such as blindness, deafness or physical impairments.  These groups of people require attention so that they can benefit […]

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Skills Development training Providers In South Africa

Skills Development training providers Skills development training providers ensure that an organizations workplace skills plan report is created and practiced.  They also serve as a go mediator between organizations and SETA.  You can either appoint one within your organization or use the services of an external training provider.  The role of a Skills Development training […]

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Training Providers in Gauteng For Blind Learners

Training providers in Gauteng for blind learners can be found in Roodepoort at Action’s training center. We are proudly one of the leading training providers in Gauteng.  We offer Microsoft courses and outbound call center experience. Learners complete a six month program at our training center.  Not only are valuable skills gained but we focus […]

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Microsoft Courses Near Me

Microsoft courses near me is a useful course. Developed by Microsoft for users that need to type and save documents. Here are the many benefits of doing a Microsoft Course: It is Popular It is popular and so it will be available everywhere. All windows users install Microsoft on their computers. It is used to […]

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Skills Development in South Africa 2019

Skills development is an on the job training program. Once program is completed you will be awarded an NQF-registered qulaification. Skills development is more than just knowledge, it is experience gained. A learnership is a work-based learning programme that leads to an NQF-registered qualification. Learnerships are directly related to an occupation or field of work. […]

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What Is Skills Development? And Who Benefits?

What is skills development? And what does it mean for South Africans with disabilities? Skills Development Act The Act seeks to empower South Africans with skills to cope within a workforce. the Act seeks to ensure that employees have equal opportunities and skill acquisition, as well as: Create space for new entrants to the labor […]

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Benefits Of Skills Development in South Africa

Benefits of skills development in South Africa for all people. Training and internships can benefit learners with disabilities and be initiated for many valuable reasons: Performance improvement is needed To “benchmark” the status in a performance improvement effort As part of an overall professional development program for those with disabilities As part of succession planning […]

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Youth Skills Development Programme importance

Youth skills development programme helps prevent negative outcomes such as gangs and drug abuse. Youth skills development helps youth in risk areas to become successful despite the odds. There are a few supports that youth require to overcome these obstacles: Emotional and Physical Safety – meeting the youth’s basic needs. trust and respect Caring Relationships […]

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Government Funded Training Courses for Unemployed

Government funded training courses for unemployed is done through Action training center. We aim to expand the capacity of South African workforces and improve education, skills training and employment outcomes of people with disabilities. Action hopes to increase access to and the participation of people with disabilities by Government funded training courses and learnership programmes. […]

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Free Skills Development Training To Empower

Free Skills Development Training To Empower Free skills development training is essential for an adult’s life.  It empowers a community of people with disabilities to contribute towards society and do things they enjoy.  Action strives to give the necessary skills to people with disabilities so that they can reach their full potential.  Skills development that […]

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Training Institutes in South Africa For Disabilities

Training institutes in South Africa Training institutes in South Africa that are disability-inclusive still face a lack of resources.  Globally, around 15 percent of the population has a disability of some form according to the (World Health Organisation). Training institutes in South Africa have a huge gap to mend within the world of disabilities and […]

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Learnership Training Courses At Action

Learnership training courses are available at our Gauteng and KZN branches. Our tuition centers have tutors, equipment and adaptive software for blind and disabled learners. Learnership training courses benefit both learner and businesses in South Africa. Action offers microsoft Office Specialist Certificates, which is the best certified qualification. Once blind and disabled learners complete training […]

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Training Centers In South Africa For Blind Learners

Training centers in South Africa provide opportumities for blind learners to gain work experience and confidence to search for jobs or become entrepeneurs. Action incorporates on-the-job training with companies enetring into a learnership program. We coach and work closely with employers and learners throughout the training. This training lasts 6 months and is unpaid experience, […]

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Skills Courses In South Africa for Blind Students

Skills Courses In South Africa for Blind Students Skills courses in South Africa for blind students should start early on and include computer skills, job seeking skills and work experience.  By teaching these skills we believe that people who are blind can learn first hand what members of a community do to gain work experience. […]

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Training companies in Gauteng For People With Disabilities

Training companies in Gauteng For People With Disabilities Training company in Gauteng There are many training companies in Gauteng that offer learnership programmes.  Choosing the right one should include the following trends: #1.  Learners are Priority Businesses are under pressure concerning: Short supply of leaders Developing employees Staff turnover issues Yet businesses cannot build lasting […]

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What is a skills Development Provider? SETA Approved

What is a skills Development Provider? What is a skills development provider? If you are a small or large business owner, you can benefit from a skills development provider and gain B-BEE points. A skills development provider is responsible for planning, implementing and reporting of training in an organization – using SETA related duties. Who […]

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Microsoft Office Course Near Me

Microsoft Office Course Near Me Microsoft office course near me teaches the basics of MS Office.  Action offers a Microsoft Office course which covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more. It is important to know MS Office and open up more career choices for people with disabilities. If you looking for a Microsoft Office course near […]

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Training Providers in South Africa For Blind Learners

Training providers in South Africa for blind learners is a training programme for all disabled people to learn computer and administrative skills.  This is called an entry/exit programme.  Most entrants are from high school and are trained to the point where they can ‘exit’ the programme and be ready for the workforce. With the correct […]

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Challenges facing Skills Development in South Africa

Challenges facing skills development in South Africa is a real crisis.  Research done by the School of Public Leadership at the University of Stellenbosch shows that Skills development facilitators (SDFs) aren’t the only reason for the challenges facing skills development in South Africa. The challenges to skills development in municipalities fall under the following:  The Knowledge of ethical values From the responses […]

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Youth Skills Training Is Valuable For Businesses

Youth skills training is valuable. There are many disabled youth who arent being given a fair chance to further their studies after high school due to no financial back up. Companies are losing out on B-BBEE points, where they could be gaining and helping improve the lives of people less fortunate. Government wants to share […]

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FAQ’s About Learnerships And Answers

Faq’s about learnerships. We have listed a few Faq’s about learnerships and answers. If you have any questions you would like to add, feel free to ask them. #1. Who are the parties involved in a Learnership? There are three parties involved: The learner The employer Education and training provider #2. Who Can enter into […]

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Accommodating Disabled tenants Is a Right

Accommodating disabled tenants comes with rights and rules. A Disabled tenant has the right to enjoy their place of living. This means that the manager of an apartment complex must allow the exception to the rule with regards to accommodating disabled tenants. The manager of an apartment complex has to: allow an exception to a […]

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Sudden Illness And Disability Coping Tips

Sudden illness and disability are either manifested at birth or sometime during an individuals life. They can be gradual or sudden illness and disability. There is a genetic predisposition or environmental and lifestyle consequence. It is very overwhelming when trying to cope with a sudden illness and disability. One day you are happy and life […]

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Diversity And Disability Defined

Diversity and disability is an idea which includes acceptance and respect. Every person has individual needs. There are individual differences such as race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs and age. We need to explore all of these in a safe, positive and nurturing environment. It is about […]

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Adults and Children With Disabilities And Respite Care

Adults and children with disabilities need caregivers in an emergency or temporary care setting.  These programmes are beneficial for families and caregivers who need to recharge now and again or are off due to an illness.  It is a positive experience for all involved and is also known as a “short break”. It is never […]

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Disability Barbie Dolls Available Now

Disability Barbie dolls are available in a variety of colors, body types, eye colors and hair styles.  Mattel toymakers are proud to introduce their new range of disability Barbie Dolls that use a wheelchair and a prosthetic leg. Kim Culmone , head designer at Mattel’s global head of design for Barbie announced: “This year our […]

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