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 need as much help as they can get.
Some disabilities are visible, such as:
- A person walking with a cane or guide dog
- A person in a wheelchair
There are many disabilities that are unseen, such as:
- Learning disabilities
- A person who is deaf
Each person has an individual disability, such as:
- A person who is called visually impaired may be totally blind
- A low vision person may read large print
At Action, we do not put a label on a person based on their disability, and we strive to:
- Provide regular training of instructors and staff around the different inclusions required
- Involve experts in the field of training to model inclusion
- Include trainees with disabilities
- Address issues such as low confidence or doubt that learners may experience
- Educate and include influential community members
Skills training in South Africa is recognized by government and businesses. This increases national and business development. Action assists in empowering the blind and disabled community through grants and donations from the community and businesses. We hope to be a competitive source of skills improvement and training in South Africa.
Action is capable of meeting the required amount of learners in a training programme and we are aware about the different disabilities and needs that need to be met. We make sure that specific needs are met and that learners are ready for learnership. Action has necessary housing available for learners that qualify as well as transport to clinics etc.