Of key importance to the Tiso Skills Fund (Pty) Ltd (the Fund) is to build and manage relationships with reputable institutions that are committed to academic excellence and that can deliver quality and accredited training. The Fund has existing relationships with tertiary as well as other accredited training institutions.
Artisan Training Institute (ATI)
ATI provides a full range of technical training as well as other training services such as training needs analysis, administration with regard to learner training, and pre-evaluation of students with regards to trainability, entrance levels and trade test readiness. The Tiso Foundation Charitable Trust has been partnering with ATI for more than 5 years and this working relationship will continue through the Fund.
RCM School of Excellence
The RCM School of Excellence is a digital marketing college aimed at enriching the minds of individuals. Full time courses in all areas of the online world are offered from Monday to Thursday. Graduates of the RCM School of Excellence are awarded with a certificate of completion and Google accreditation for students who complete the comprehensive or digital marketing courses. Above all, students gain practical knowledge as well as valuable information from industry leaders in a living agency environment. The School and its sister company Right Click Media are Google Partners.
ET Consult assisted the Fund in the development of the Skills Development Initiative and the alignment with the Revised B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice. They provide a multitude of services involved with empowerment and transformation in South Africa. The founder and Chief Empowerment Officer, Maxi-lee Machado, has over 8 years’ experience in the industry and has provided verification, consultation and advisory services to various multinational and local companies across all major sectors. Going forward ET Consult will provide BEE advisory services, where needed.
Tiso Foundation Charitable Trust
The Tiso Foundation, a self-sustaining public benefit organisation established in June 2001, contributes financial and socio-economic resources towards the development of human capital, primarily for the benefit of historically disadvantaged youth. It has equipped itself to act as a partner, administrator and project manager to like-minded organisations wishing to contribute to various social causes.