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How SMC Mining & Drilling Training Academy started
SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy (Pty) Ltd, was founded in July 2013 to address the need for skills development in the Mining Sector. SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy is based in Thabazimbi and has aligned to the Mining Qualification Authority’s (MQA) standards.
SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy’s vision is to be nationally and internationally recognised as an institution of excellence in the education, training and development practices sector, focusing on integrity, alleviation of poverty, black economic empowerment, development, and contributing to increased professionalism of the mining sector throughout the African continent.
To facilitate the highest standard of National Qualifications Framework (NQF) aligned outcomes-based education and training in all fields of learning and education to the mining sector, enabling visible and measurable improvements at top, middle and operation levels of the workforce, that contribute meaningfully to the economic success and social upliftment throughout Africa.
As a training provider, we have the following set of values that guide us to maintain the level of service we desire to deliver to our clients:
Black Economic Empowerment
SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy (Pty) Ltd is a Level 4 contributor to BEE.
SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy (Pty) Ltd is committed to the Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) process in South Africa and is fully supportive of the government’s transformation objectives.
As a practical and implementable extension of our commitment, SMC MDTA has taken proactive steps to ensure that we adopt and implement an achievable BEE strategy, which includes and addresses the following imperatives:
SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy (Pty) Ltd boasts partnership agreements with Higher Education, Further Education and Training Institutions as well as Government to ensure that the needs addressed will sustain the credibility and relevance of its education and training programmes.
SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy (Pty) Ltd mainly focuses on providing fit-for-purpose education and training to the mining sector. A good relationship is fostered with MQA to ensure that our focus is in line with the needs of the Mining Sector.
Approach to Service Delivery
SMC Mining and Drilling Training Academy (Pty) Ltd approach to service delivery is encapsulated in the following concepts:
“Batho Pele” – People First
We do not only offer training just for training’s sake, we offer empowerment through education, training and development solutions in order to capacitate our clients and help them achieve success.
Your success is our success