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Premier Zille to address employers on the Apprenticeship Game Changer

29 May 2017

Tomorrow,  Premier Zille will open the Premier’s Council on Skills engagement at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

She will be providing an update on the Apprenticeship Game Changer which has an ambitious target to ensure sufficient technical and vocation skills in the province over the next few years.

The Premier’s Council on Skills was established in 2011 and includes representatives from government, learning institutions and business.  The purpose of this council is to ensure that all of the relevant skills development role players within the province gather in one space to discuss areas of potential economic growth and to look at how to develop the skills required to meet the demand created by this growth

The Premier will also focus on the many opportunities for employers and the benefits of becoming partners in Apprenticeship Game Changer.

She will be joined by Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde who will also address the council.

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism will present on the ambitious plans of the Western Cape Government to encourage growth and increase investment in the region, where business confidence remains higher than at a national level.

There will also be an opportunity for interviews and photographs for members of the media.

All media are invited to attend.

Details:  

Date:
Tuesday 30 May 2017
Time: 10:00 am (arrival from 09h30)
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre

Media Enquiries: 

Bronwynne Jooste

Spokesperson: Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

Responsible for Tourism, Economic Development and Agriculture

Western Cape Government

Physical Address: 142 Long Street, Cape Town

Tel: 021 483 3550

Cell: 060 970 4301

Email: bronwynne.jooste@westerncape.gov.za

Website: www.westerncape.gov.za

Twitter: bronwynnejooste