Benefits

Benefits

 

  • • The programme closes the gap between the engineering training currently provided at tertiary education institutions and the business skills needed to function in the consulting engineering industry. Firms benefit by having engineers who have been taught the detailed processes of project delivery and the basic soft skills of consulting engineering and who have been prepared to take on future management roles.
     
  • The programme benefits Member firms by focusing on all aspects of project delivery.
     
  • Small and medium firms benefit by equipping engineers with basic business administration and management training and a recognized qualification which will equip them for a management role. Larger firms benefit by creating a pool of skilled consulting engineers with the training to accept a leadership role in any position in a consulting engineering firm.
     
  • By offering advanced training in specialist fields of consulting engineering through a wide choice of elective subjects, the courses benefit firms by improving the skills of those engineers whose focus remain on engineering throughout their careers.
     
  • In accordance with the Skills Development Act of 1998, every eligible employer in South Africa registered with SARS for PAYE is liable to register for the compulsory 1% levy contribution of the total employer payroll. An employer who makes an application will be refunded 50% of the total of the levies for training their workers. Employers should also submit training plans (WSP) and a consultation and training report (ATR) on a yearly basis to qualify for this refund.