Eskom Academy Trains Over 500 Contractors


Over the last three years, State-owned power utility Eskom’s enterprise development programme, the Contractor Academy, trained 518 contractors from all nine provinces, with the youth accounting for about 60% of participants.

The programme started as a pilot programme in 2008 and has since grown significantly. To date, it has completed 73 academies and almost 1 000 contractors have been successfully trained.