n IMIESA - Construction's weakest link : skills and training

Volume 31, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 2, Feb 2006, p. 47
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... The weakest link in the South African construction industry is the dire need for skills development, warns Bruce Raath of Contest Concrete Technology Services in Durban. Contest has developed a series of courses on practical concrete technology tailored to the requirements of the Construction Education Training Authority (CETA) and the South African Institution of Civil Engineers (SAICE) in a bid to improve the standard of concrete work in South Africa. "With the looming shortage of engineers, it is essential that construction skills of all staff are raised across the board as detailed specifications and supervision become scarce commodities, " ..

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