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HCSD Inhouse Training

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The following workshops can be run in-house and customised to meet company needs:

  • Training Committee Training
  • Skills Development Update
  • Supervisory Training
  • Supervisory Workshop: Problem Solving for Supervisors
  • Performance Management
  • Needs Analysis and Skills Audits
  • Change Management
  • Talent Management and Succession Planning


SEIFSA’s HC&SD team can conduct in-house training:
Interactive Skills Development/ Training Committee Training to gain a clear understanding of all the relevant applicable legislation and more specifically the roles and responsibilities of Training Committee Members. This workshop enables committee members to become more effective and efficient in supporting the company’s Skills Development objectives as well as advancing consultation regarding the submissions of the Workplace Skills Plan, Annual Training Report, PIVOTAL Plan and PIVOTAL Training Report to the relevant SETA.

Employment Equity Committee Training for nominated representatives to comprehend their roles and responsibilities as members of the Employment Equity/Transformation Committee with specific regards to the requirements of the Act, Codes of Good Practice and includes and outline for the compilation of an annual plan and report, ensuring that targets and goals are aligned to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment and Skills Development requirements.

For more information or a detailed quotation please contact us on 011 298 9400.

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SEIFSA HC&SD Alliance Partner

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Dear Colleague,

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has entered into an alliance partnership with Emergence Growth, an award winning Human Capital and Reward Consultancy with offices across Africa. For the first time, through this alliance, we are now able to offer the members of SEIFSA the following exciting range of services:

EG Anouncement

In addition, Emergence Growth is the official partner to Gallup. In this regard, we bring Strengths based development to Southern Africa.

There are a number of advantages to using an independent professional consultancy:

  • Added credibility;
  • Specialised industry knowledge;
  • Access to a large database of statistics, trends and information;
  • Access to a wide range of specialised resources both locally & globally;
  • An objective and unbiased standpoint which can be presented without fear of internal pressure for promotion of a particular solution; and
  • A customised consultant/organisational fit.

If we can provide you with more information, please feel free to contact us:

Raun Smythe
Managing Director
+27 82 821 7636


Melanie Mulholland
Human Capital & Skills Development Executive
082 852 2925


About Human Capital & Skills Development

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SEIFSA’s Skills Development & Human Capital Services team plays a major role in co-ordinating the views of business and lobbying for employer-friendly policies at national strategic level through Business Unity South Africa (Busa). SEIFSA is also active in the management of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Education and Training Authority (merSETA).

SEIFSA member companies have access to free telephone assistance on matters including:

  • Skills development legislation
  • General Merseta information
  • Seta Management System (SMS)
  • Appointment and training of Skills Development Facilitators (SDFs)
  • Mandatory & Discretionary Grant submissions (Workplace Skills Plan (WSP), PIVOTAL Plan (PP) , Annual Training Report (ATR) and PIVOTAL Training Report (PTR))
  • Apprenticeship training
  • Learnerships
  • Engineering bursaries and scholarships
  • Training of Training Committees

Skills Development & Human Capital Services offers customised workshops covering skills development legislation, preparation of workplace skills plans and annual trainings reports, and provides companies with guidelines that will enable them to maximise their grant payments. A range of highly interactive training courses customised for Merseta SDFs and training managers are run by our team of qualified professionals.

Skills Development & Human Capital Team Profiles

 Melanie Mulholland

Melanie is the Human Capital and Skills Development Executive at SEIFSA and is an extremely motivated and dedicated skills development professional with more than 20 years’ experience in training and development. She is a results driven individual with a proven record of consistently delivering service excellence and assured quality within deadlines and budgets.

She uses strong communication and facilitation skills to establish excellent working relationships with clients, stakeholders and colleagues at all levels. Melanie possesses extensive skills development experience having worked at BANKSETA for 8 years.

Melanie actively pursues opportunities to gain new skills and experience, having graduated with a BA Degree in Human and Social Sciences. She also holds a higher certificate – Leadership Development Programme from GIBS Business School and numerous professional training courses.

Khanya Vilakazi

Khanya currently holds the title of Human Capital & Skills Development Manager at SEIFSA. He joined SEIFSA with more than 19 years’ experience in the HC & SD field. He is passionate about systematic people development. He believes in structures, systems and processes. Khanya is well presented, highly motivated and organized. He’s a very strong hardworking professional with good communication skills and works well in a team.

He holds a B.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Swaziland, a Leadership Development Certificate and a Certificate in Executive Development, both from Wits Business School. He also holds a Certificate in Project Management from Regenesys School of Public Management. He is a qualified Workplace Assessor.

He has worked for the Ministry of Education (Swaziland), Goldfields South Africa (in the mining sector), City Power Johannesburg as well as Usizo Technical Services as a Human Capital Manager with key emphasis on human capital development.)