The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is very proud to announce that 86 of its members who attended the Fundamental Management Programme (FMP) are graduating on the 27th of February 2015 at the University of North West.
This is one of the Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre (EBMTC) Partnerships with institution of Higher Learning and ETDP SETA.
The Fundamental Management Programme is an NQF LEVEL 5 with 48 Credits.
“The FMP has been designed to enhance the knowledge and competencies of the first-line manager and leaders who has the responsibility to supervise and lead people. It is further noted that capacity building forms the key to economic growth in Africa and the empowerment of its human resources,” said Executive Director of EBMTC Mercy Sekano.
“Leaders need a solid foundation of business skills and knowledge to fully develop their intellectual capability, add significant value to the organisation and to qualify for further promotion and enhanced future prospects,” Sekano added.
The NUM 1993 National Congress adopted a resolution to establish the Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre. By the end of 1993, the union’s goal was realised when founding General Secretary of the NUM Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the centre on the 4th of December 1993.
Since its inception the EBMTC has trained more than 42,500 union shop stewards in various courses both accredited and non accredited courses such as Skills Development and Employment Equity, Labour Law, Full Time Shop Stewards Course, Computer, Leadership Development and Certificate in Trade Union Qualification.
EBMTC has been awarded full accreditation for the full qualification in
Certificate in Trade Union Qualification Practice in 2012 by the Education Training and Development Practices SETA (ETDP SETA).
Source : Congress of South African Trade Unions