Skills development in the automotive and mechanics sectors in South Africa is greatly needed in order to create sustainable economic opportunities for people. The Knowledge is Your K.E.Y Academy, otherwise known as KiYK, founded by entrepreneur Sizalobuhle Helen Dube in Pretoria, South Africa, is launching some exciting new skills development and training programmes.
The Knowledge is Your K.E.Y Academy (KiYK) has built a reputation for delivering Skills Development & Training and Leadership Facilitation, Coaching & Speaking Engagements. It’s new Technical Training Centre that has just received it accreditation credentials from QCTO. The Centre’s programmes are aimed at all aspiring Mechanics, both ladies and men, wanting to pursue Motor Mechanics and Diesel Plant Fitters careers. Enrolment for these new programmes are now in progress for August 2019.
Being launched are the Automotive Technical Skills programmes accredited by QCTO & MERSETA including:
1. Auto Mechanics K.E.Y with a difference
Automotive Mechanics & Electronics
Diesel Mechanics & Electronics
Diesel Plant Fitter
New venture creation,
Starting and running my business
Setting up Own Satelite workshop
Lead other Mechanics – John Maxwell methods
Reduce Labour Pain – Employ an assistant
Technicians Africa K.E.Y
2. Short courses use the K.E.Y to upskill employed Technicians in various workshops. This helps to keep existing Technicians, Artisans & Mechanics motivated, valuing knowledge sharing, and also helps them to keep their skills fresh and updated.
Re engineer / Re vitalise
Re Calibrate – Finance & Costing – This is a key component for Technicians and Managers to be able to understand how the Technical workshop processes work and how the business makes profit.
The Knowledge is Your K.E.Y Academy (KiYK) offers specialization and an incubation model that encompasses entrepreneurial and new venture creation methods. It is also a great technological fit in the preparation for the 4th Industrial Revolution and 4-G Technologies. A special launch event is planned for September 2019.
Speaking about her aspirations for the Knowledge is Your K.E.Y Academy’s new programme offerings, founder Sizalobuhle Helen Dube, says she hopes trainees will achieve increased knowledge sharing, specialist skills development, market reach. and the empowerment of youth. Her advice to potential trainees considering entering the Academy and embarking on these programmes is: “Keep Educating Yourself. Remember that K.E.Y - KiYK is the place for all your skills development and incubation methods.”
Also on offer to women drivers and car owners is a specialist training programme to help understand how to maintain a vehicle at home and to save money on expensive maintenance at garages. The programme is available as day or evening classes in order to fit in with busy women’s lives.
Anyone interested in knowing more about these new programmes, and also about the Academy and its entire skills development and training initiatives, visit the website www.kiyk.co.za, or contact 0123622105. The Academy is located at 1025 Park Street. Hatfield, Pretoria in South Africa.
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