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What does it take to become a commercial airline pilot in SA?

Being a commercial airline pilot is considered a top job. Airline pilots earn premium salaries in recognition that they assume levels of responsibility for the lives of their passengers and fellow crew that is well above the corporate norm. At South African Airways (SAA), for example, first-year salaries are R900,000 a year and rises over time to match those of C-suite corporate executives.

3 days ago

Mungo Park
Can international certifications stimulate local success?

Developed countries are usually the source of globally recognised certifications, yet local industry professionals face challenges typically unique to South Africa. Are these programmes designed for their own advanced economies? Or can they address conditions outside their borders?

By Mungo Park 30 Nov 2016

Is diversity really so scary?
Is diversity really so scary?

PERT has exhibited at several trade shows over the last few years. We often hear the following: "I can't believe that you make this all here in South Africa. It looks imported!" But why should imported stuff be better quality than local material? I know we have our messy diversity down here. But, whatever the results from the Brexit and US Presidential election might suggest, I believe that diversity presents a real advantage.

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 29 Nov 2016

Seda launches False Bay Rapid Incubation/Centre for Entrepreneurship
Seda launches False Bay Rapid Incubation/Centre for Entrepreneurship

The Small Enterprise Development Agency launched a Rapid Incubator and Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFE) at False Bay TVET College, Westlake Campus, in Cape Town on 23 November 2016.

Issued by False Bay College 28 Nov 2016

Tech meets sport as drone racing takes flight in SA
Tech meets sport as drone racing takes flight in SA

Drone racing, a thrilling new sport that sees pilots fly high-speed drones also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), is now set to become a more accessible sport for South Africans. Thanks to the launch of Drone Racing Africa (DRA) - the first fully funded drone racing league and series in Africa - junior school children through to adults will be catered for in the dynamic technology-meets-sport space.

28 Nov 2016

Employment opportunities for young trainees
Employment opportunities for young trainees

Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says with SABC set to have 16 television channels as a result of the digital migration process, young people will be encouraged to take up careers in the media space.

By Lutando Ndamase 27 Nov 2016