Training

BOMBARDIER CELEBRATES THE COMPLETION OF THE GAUTRAIN WOMEN LEARNERSHIP PROGRAM

In July 2007, BOMBARDIER South Africa embarked on a female learnership and mentorship programme as part of a Gautrain Social Economic Development initiative, which is designed to provide women from previously marginalised backgrounds, with opportunities to get educational qualifications and employment within BOMBARDIER and its subcontractors.
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THE FIRST SIX GAUTRAIN DRIVERS READY FOR THE FIRST TRIP

The first six Gautrain drivers have graduated.
The total driver complement will eventually include 50 drivers, the intention being that a significant number will be women. Gautrain’s new drivers are all locally recruited while being trained by both French experts from RATP and locally hired…
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FACT SHEET – DRIVER CAB SIMULATOR

Highly trained and motivated staff is core to any efficient railway system and consequently both the initial and ongoing training of staff are receiving high priority within the Gautrain environment.
The first of nearly 50 train drivers have already graduated from the Bombela Operating…
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GAUTRAIN LEARNERSHIP BRINGS HOPE AND A BETTER FUTURE FOR BASAMBILU

Having completed a Gautrain learnership, a young mother from a small Limpopo village has new hope for the future.
But she will never forget the days when she struggled to make ends meet while picking oranges and naartjies on a farm, working as a shop assistant, a domestic worker, a cleaner…
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BOMBARDIER CELEBRATES THE COMPLETION OF THE SECOND WOMEN’S LEARNERSHIP PROGRAMME

To a group of 39 women learners, their graduation ceremony on 7 April marked the beginning of a journey to uncover their true potential.
These women completed Bombardier Transportation’s annual learnership programme designed to provide women from previously marginalised backgrounds with…
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OVER 2 300 LEARNERS ALREADY TRAINED

Gautrain has already exceeded its learnership targets.
The project provides several construction related learnerships in its commitment to skills development and capacity building. Learnerships equip candidates with practical on-the-job-training and qualifactions recognised by the National…
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ON BECOMING A GAUTRAIN TRAIN DRIVER

A selection and recruitment process to appoint the first three (out of a total of nearly 50) Gautrain drivers, is close to completion.
All of the operational phase drivers will be South African and they will be appointed in accordance with Bombela’s Socio Economic Development obligations….
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GAUTRAIN TRAINING ACHIEVEMENTS FOR OCTOBER

Gautrain provides several construction related learnerships in its commitment to skills development and capacity building.
Learnerships equip candidates with practical on-the-job-training and qualifications recognised by the National Qualifications Authority. Graduates receive certificates…
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Training provides new opportunities for Gautrain learners

Since Gautrain construction started in September 2006, a total of 2277 individuals have received training by the end of August 2008 which exceeds the project’s initial targets.
The following training successes were achieved in August 2008: 247 Individuals received training 437 Training…
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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT TO FIGHT UNEMPLOYMENT AUGUST REPORT FOR PERIOD JANUARY TO JULY 2008

Gautrain provides many construction related training opportunities in its commitment to skills development and capacity building.
This is of critical importance to the construction boom sweeping our country at present. This training equips candidates with practical on-the-job-training and…
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GAUTRAIN EMPOWERS WOMEN THROUGH SKILLS TRAINING

Gautrain’s concessionaire, the Bombela Concession Company has several initiatives in place to grow skills amongst women in the technical and engineering fields.
Having learnt new skills, these women are able to work for Gautrain or any other construction related project. By creating job…
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Gautrain skills training exceeds initial targets

Gautrain’s training initiatives to development skills and build capacity are proof of the project’s commitment to sustainable socio economic development in Gauteng, the province of Gold.
Since construction started in September 2006, the number of people who have received training by far…
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TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

With over 20 months into construction, a lot of strides have been made in supporting Gautrain’s skills development imperative.
Gautrain’s concessionaire, the Bombela Concession Company has committed to utilise 90% of local skills in the design, construction and operations phases of the…
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Skills training gives new hope to the unemployed

An amount of about R23 million from the National Skills Fund was allocated to the Gautrain Project for training This training initiative is over and above the training undertaken by the Bombela Consortium as part of their commitments under the Concession Agreement.
By providing critical and…
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SKILLS FOR WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION

Gautrain provides several construction related learnerships for women who have been previously unemployed.
The first intake is currently completing their theoretical training in the classroom. They will start their practical on-the-job-training at the various construction sites in June. By…
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