How to Manage Learnerships ? | Learnerships in South Africa
If you are considering Learnerships as a key element of your Human Capital strategy, then it is important to get it right. Learnerships can be very beneficial to an organizations reputation but it is quite difficult to get right. Firstly you need to make sure you understand the structure within the Government and the policy frameworks and regulations (including legislation) and the funding and disbursement mechanisms that have been put in place. Once you have worked your way through the various obstacles then you need to ensure that from an internal perspective your organization is well equipped to support a Learnership programme.
Why embark on Learnership Programmes?
Apart from the obvious fact that a well designed and implemented learnership can provide the bridge between theoretical education and skilled, experienced resources it also creates a close cooperative relationship between education and training providers and employers. Individuals on the programme are given the opportunity to gain practical expertise and the flexibility to move across occupational contexts to acquire an optimal range of working experience.