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Application to become an Accredited Provider of Tourism Training and Assessment

The Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education and Training Authority (THETA) offers an accreditation service to certain persons or organisations that offer education, training and/or assessment in the tourism industry. Accredited providers play an important role in tourism, for example, providers of tourism training and assessment are used in the registration process of tourist guides.

CCDI Factsheet 1: Cape Craft and Design Institute Background

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This fact sheet provides an overview of the formation and activities of the CCDI.

CCDI Factsheet 2: Lead Project Programme

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This fact sheet outlines the programmes run by the CCDI in its first year of operations, namely Morgenzon Craft, Streetwires, Ubuntu Hand Embroiders, the Simunye Community Centre, Kamatoka and WHAG Ubuntu.

CCDI Factsheet 3: Craft Event Facilitation

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This fact sheet outlines the events that CCDI has been involved in during 2002 and 2003, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, the World Summit on Sustainable Development, the Disney Food & Wine Festival, Decorex Cape and SA Fashion Week.

CCDI Factsheet 4: Training Programmes

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This fact sheet outlines the training programme offered by CCDI and its partner organisations.

CCDI Factsheet 5: Craft Partnership Forum

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This fact sheet contains information on the Craft Partnership Forum, a networking and information dissemination forum attended mostly by craft producers.

CCDI Factsheet 6: Export Development Programme

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This fact sheet outlines the pilot project developed by CCDI to improve the export capability of craft producers and to increase handcraft exports.

CCDI Factsheet 7: Khayelitsha Product & Enterprise Development Programme

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This fact sheet contains information on the support and development programme running with crafters in the Khayelitsha area.

CCDI Factsheet 8: Cape Craft and Design Institute at the Cape Technikon

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This fact sheet looks at the role that the Cape Technikon plays in the CCDI.

Tourism and Hospitality SETA (Theta)

Theta aims to: develop the skills of workers in the sector; increase the levels of investment in education and training in the tourism and hospitality sector; encourage employers in the sector to train their employees, provide opportunities for work experience and employ new staff; encourage workers to participate in learnership and other training programmes; improve the employment prospects of disadvantaged people; ensure the quality of education and training in and for the sector workplaces;

Tourism Learnership Project

The Tourism Learnership Project (TLP) is a Business Trust initiative that was founded to speed up the provision of learnerships and skills programmes with a view to promoting better service and productivity in the tourism, hospitality and conservation sub-sectors. The TLP aims to improve the knowledge and skills of learners.   Theta has been entrusted with project implementation and management.