• CHIETA Partners with  iWhiz Project that will Benefit 1000 Matric Students

    CHIETA Partners with iWhiz Project that will Benefit 1000 Matric Students0

    The CHIETA CEO, Yershen Pillay recently attended a career guidance event that was hosted in KwaZulu- Natal, where the launch of the iWhiz App took place. The iWhiz App is designed to serve as a handy teaching tool for teachers and learners alike. As part of the CHIETA’s contribution to ensuring that South African learners

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  • Aspen and CHIETA Persons with Disabilities Partnership

    Aspen and CHIETA Persons with Disabilities Partnership0

    Over the past 4 years, Aspen in partnership with the CHIETA has implemented 23 formal learnership qualifications for Persons with Disabilities across the 4 South African sites: 4 in Port Elizabeth, 1 in Cape Town, 1 in East London, 1 in Durban and 16 at our Johannesburg site. Persons with Disabilities have also been given

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  • CHIETA CEO Attends Workplace Monitoring Visit at Air Products

    CHIETA CEO Attends Workplace Monitoring Visit at Air Products0

    On 8 April 2021, the CHIETA CEO, Yershen Pillay, accompanied by the ETQA team visited Air Products’ premises at their Vanderbijlpark site for a walk through of their factory floor. The Head of Maintenance at Vanderbijlpark facility and the Air Products Skills Development Manager represented the Air Products team to facilitate the visit. The visit

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  • CHIETA GIVES PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES OVER R1,6M IN FUNDING FOR GROUND-BREAKING PROJECTS

    CHIETA GIVES PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES OVER R1,6M IN FUNDING FOR GROUND-BREAKING PROJECTS0

    The Chemical Industry Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) has announced that it will be providing two major South African universities with R1 647 500 million in funding in 2021.  The funding is designed to support the two learning institutions’ research, innovation and work integrated learning initiatives and to contribute towards curbing youth unemployment in the era

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  • Zandile Mngadi Sets her Sights on Taking Over the Aesthetics World with her Business

    Zandile Mngadi Sets her Sights on Taking Over the Aesthetics World with her Business0

    Introducing Zandile Mngadi an energetic young entrepreneur who was a participant in our SMME programme in partnership with the University of Johannesburg’s Centre of Entrepreneurship. We want to gain insight into her experiences on the programme, how it has impacted her business as well as her future plans. This is her  story. Q. What is

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  • TB Awareness Month in the Time of COVID-19

    TB Awareness Month in the Time of COVID-190

    Every year March is Tuberculosis (TB) Awareness Month, a time for us to reflect on this deadly disease that still affects millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), annually, ten million people fall ill with TB, and 1.5 million people die from TB. Even though it is a preventable and curable

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  • Future -Proof Career in the Chemical Industries

    Future -Proof Career in the Chemical Industries0

    Careers in the chemical industries are not only restricted to the lab. You don’t have to be a scientist to work in the chemical industry! In fact, many of the most sought-after positions are in management, purchasing, human resources, health and safety, sales, finance, logistics, IT and quality control. They are business roles performed by

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  • BECOME A RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES

    BECOME A RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES0

    A Research and Development (R&D) Manager is responsible for research, planning, and implementing new programmes as well as protocols into their organisation while also overseeing the development of new products. The industry in which a R&D Manager works will have an impact on their specific duties, as these professionals often find employment in fields like

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  • Human Rights Month – A Chance for us to Acknowledge the Passed as we Look to the Future

    Human Rights Month – A Chance for us to Acknowledge the Passed as we Look to the Future0

    Human Rights Day, is a day set aside in remembrance of the countless sacrifices many South Africans made, towards our nation’s struggle for freedom and democracy. Set against the backdrop of an era characterised by nationwide systematic defiance and protest against apartheid and racism, on 21 March 1960, the Sharpville Massacre took place. During this

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  • THE CHIETA HOSTS ITS FIRST VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETTING (AGM)

    THE CHIETA HOSTS ITS FIRST VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETTING (AGM)0

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    • December 14, 2020

    On 9 December 2020, the CHIETA hosted its first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) at their head offices in Gauteng. In attendance was, the Chairperson of the CHIETA Board of Directors, the CHIETA Executive team and the CHIETA Management team. The CHIETA Audit Committee, Chamber Members and other stakeholders from our TVET College Partners and

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  • “CHECKA IMPILO” THIS WORLD AIDS MONTH

    “CHECKA IMPILO” THIS WORLD AIDS MONTH0

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    • December 11, 2020

    Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day represents the occasion for people across the globe to galvanise in the fight against HIV, and to show support for people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), while also commemorating those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Each year, organisations and individuals worldwide play their part in casting

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  • MEDICINE OF THE FUTURE

    MEDICINE OF THE FUTURE0

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    • December 11, 2020

    New Technology in Health & Safety The world’s first middle ear transplant using 3D-printed bones, a pioneering surgical procedure using 3D-printed bones of the middle ear, was performed by Professor Mashudu Tshifularo and his team at the University of Pretoria (UP) Faculty of Health Sciences. 3D-printing technology was used to print the hammer, anvil, and

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  • 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM – THE FIGHT AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

    16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM – THE FIGHT AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE0

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    • December 11, 2020

    Gender-based violence occurs in both developing and developed countries. Over a third of women (35%) have experienced physical and or sexual violence, and gender-based violence impacts 1 in 3 women in their lifetime, according to the World Bank. Failure to protect women threatens future generations, as children who grow up in households with violence are

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  • The Movember Movement Encourages Men to find their Voice

    The Movember Movement Encourages Men to find their Voice0

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    • November 18, 2020

    In 2003, Adam Garone and his brother founded the Movember Foundation as a way to increase awareness of prostate cancer. Today this movement has gained international traction as various countries, including South Africa, have joined the Movember movement. Even though prostate cancer is an illness that 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with, no

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