Employees succeed (Hermanus Times)

Article as appeared in the Hermanus Times -  1 January 2010

At the seventh Abagold ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) certificate ceremony on Thursday, 10 December, nine learners received certificates. Leonoré Steneveldt, obtained a level 4 certificate in English communication. Four learners obtained their first certificates.

Abagold staff attended several other training courses recently and also received their certificates at the company’s graduation function on Thursday.

These include:

  • The basic leadership programme which equips learners to manage and lead people with success.
  • The self management programme which equips learners with the knowledge and skills to make ethical and effective decisions in all areas of their lives.
  • The Introduction to Occupational Safety, Health and Environment helps learners to understand the active role that the employees must take in reducing and controlling day-to-day operational safety, health and environmental risks at work.
  • Two section managers, Travor Deez and Beauty Mgwedane, attended and successfully completed a one-week Aquaculture Technical Skills course presented by the Aquaculture Institute of South Africa in collaboration with the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).
  • Farm Manager, Ralph Jansen, successfully completed a computer literacy course presented by Overstrand Training Institute (OTI).
Aquaculture

Aquaculture and computer literacy training graduates

The aquaculture and computer literacy training graduates are, front from left:

Travor Deez (Aquaculture Training), Beauty Mgwedane (Aquaculture Training) and Ralph Jansen (Computer Literacy). Back from left: Christo du Plessis (Managing Director), Dr Pierre Hugo (Executive Director) and Mynhardt van Dyk (Training Manager)

Abet graduates

Abet graduates

Abet graduates front left: Nkosemtu Gwazela, Jasmine Abrahams, Shereen Petersen, Ernestine Faro, Leonoré Steneveldt, Shaun Terrey. Back from left: Christo du Plessis (MD), Lwazi Mhlakaza, Charlton Esau, Sylvester Nyabasa (Facilitator), Francois de Mellion (National Project Manager – Media Works) and  Mynhardt van Dyk (Training Manager)

Leadership, Management and Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Training graduates

Leadership, Management and Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Training graduates

Leadership, Management and Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Training graduates include, front from left: Nomacebo Zenzile, Thando Xwantini, Janodien Swarts, Nomzamo Memani, Gurschwon September, Ernestine Faro, Funeka Zwelinjani, Zixolele Matiwane, Sizwe Gwazela. Back from left: Christo du Plessis (Managing Director), Evan May, Sithembiso Komani, Daniel Dyantyi, Albert Oosthuizen, Vuyani Wogqoyi, Richard Adonis, Mynhardt van Dyk (Training Manager)