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HIGH GEAR SERVICE & IMPACT

IMPACT

A demand-driven TVET system aligned with industry, and with quality course delivery, that generates improved learning and employment outcomes for young women and men

Identify TVET Competency & Curriculum Gaps

IYF collaborates with industry associations and employers to identify priority TVET competency gaps, and then conducts course diagnostics with partner TVET colleges.

Design Industry- Validated TVET Course Upgrades

IYF designs TVET course upgrades, drawing on global curricula design tools, South African industry expertise, and input from TVET lecturers and youth.

Equip TVET Lectures to Deliver Upgraded Courses

Working with trusted industry skills experts, IYF provides TVET lecturers with resources, training, and ongoing coaching to deliver upgraded course content.

Facilitate Workplace Exposure for TVET Lecturers & Students

IYF facilitates strategic workplace exposure opportunities for TVET lecturers and students that complement and reinforce TVET course upgrades.

Deliver SETA Grant Advisory Service for Employers

IYF provides advice to employers on how to leverage Sector Education Training Authority (SETA) funding to advance TVET and gender inclusion in their businesses.

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TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE

NAACAM believes that a strong TVET system is crucial to further enhance the competitiveness of the automotive components manufacturing industry in South Africa. Our association is, therefore, a proud and committed partner to High Gear.”

High Gear is designed to deliver lasting benefits to:

  • Opportunity to gain industry-aligned technical and life skills
  • A better understanding of career opportunities and requirements
  • Greater access to employment and higher education
  • Expanded professional networks

  • Access to a strengthened and more reliable skills pipeline
  • Improved coordination between industry and TVET colleges
  • Greater return-on-investment for TVET partnerships
  • Local partnership model that is financially sustainable

  • An effective model for regularly aligning TVET courses with industry
  • Improved learning outcomes and TVET graduate work readiness
  • Strengthened TVET college reputation with prospective students
  • Improved delivery on a mandate to serve both youth & employers

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    NAACAM IS RECOGNISED AS THE VOICE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY