Training And Skills Development Strategic Business Unit (SBU)

Training And Skills Development Strategic Business Unit (SBU)

Welcome to the Free State Development Corporation (FDC)’s Training and Skills Development Strategic Business Unit (SBU), a fully resourced and dynamic division committed to addressing socio-economic challenges through comprehensive skills development and innovative learning programs.

Our mission is to empower individuals and communities by providing top-notch project management services that facilitate the implementation of impactful Skills Development Programmes. Through our diverse range of programmes and learnerships, we strive to create sustainable employment opportunities and foster economic growth across the Free State province.

Our Services

We offer an extensive array of skills programmes and learnerships designed to equip participants with practical skills and knowledge in various fields. Our current offerings include:

  • Plumbing
  • Environmental Practice
  • Construction Road Works
  • Assistant Chef

Upcoming Programmes

In our continuous effort to stay ahead of industry trends and address emerging needs, we are excited to announce the addition of the following programmes which are coming soon, namely:

  • Potholes & Construction Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Digital Transformation
  • New Venture Creation
  • Environmental Management
  • Information Technology
  • System Development
  • Quality Management System
  • Water & Wastewater Reticulation

Geographic Reach

Our programmes are accessible throughout the Free State province, ensuring that opportunities for growth and development are within reach for all communities. We proudly serve the following districts:

  • Mangaung
  • Thabo Mofutsanyana
  • Lejweleputswa
  • Fezile Dabi
  • Xhariep

Quality and Accreditation

Quality is at the heart of everything we do. All training provided by the FDC’s SBU is delivered by accredited training service providers and is fully accredited by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). This ensures that our programmes meet the highest standards of education and training, providing participants with qualifications that are recognized and valued across South Africa.

Partnerships for Success

We believe in the power of collaboration to drive meaningful change. The Free State Development Corporation partners with various funders and stakeholders to achieve our key objective of skills development and socio-economic upliftment. Together, we are building a brighter future for the Free State province.

Join us on this journey of growth and transformation. Whether you are an individual looking to enhance your skills or an organization seeking to contribute to community development, the FDC’s Training and Skills Development Strategic Business Unit is here to support you every step of the way.