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Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre to hold its annual graduation ceremony

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Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre to hold its annual graduation ceremony

The Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre (EBMTC) will hold its 4th annual graduation ceremony on the 4th of December 2014 where 96 National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members Graduates. The learners will be graduating with South African Qualifications (SAQA) accredited unit standards which Labour Law and Trade Union Qualifications skills courses. The Graduations will take place on the 4th December 2015 at the Gallagher Estate, in Johannesburg.

EBMTC is a section 21 company non-profit association established 21 years ago on the 04th of December 1993 by the NUM. The NUM identified the need for a facility that specialises in the Training and Development of its Shop Stewards and Leaders of the organisation and 2006 the NUM congress resolved that the Centre should get accreditation for the courses currently offered.

The current graduates have completed the following unit standards: Demonstrating the understanding of the trade union movement which is a level four unit standard and has ten credits. The Second unit standard from the Trade Union Qualification has applied leadership skills to relationship management which is also level four with eight credits. The Labour Law Unit Standard covers most aspects of the Labour Relations act and assists with NUM Shop stewards with improvement with the understanding of the workplace challenges for the betterment of members with case handling and representation.

“This is one of the milestones that was one of EBMTC strategy towards 2016 where we anticipate having at least 300 graduates with Labour Law skills course and additional 120 with the Trade Union Qualification and Skills Courses.” said Mercy Sekano, the Executive Director of EBMTC.

“It is within our vision that we wish to empower the working class to reach their full potential through quality education and skills development programmes,” Sekano added.

The media is invited to attend and report the graduation ceremony

For more information, please contact:
Mercy Sekano: Executive Director of EBMTC: 078 097 4823
Nyiko Mlambo: 083 287 0416: Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre
Livhuwani Mammburu: Acting NUM National Spokesperson: 083 809 3257

7 Rissik Street.
Cnr Frederick,
Tel: 011 377 2111

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The National Union of Mineworkers was founded in 1982.

Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed. porn