keyboard_arrow_downCHIETA accreditation for coatings sector training
Government accreditation for skills training for the coatings industry, as provided by the South African Paint Industry Training Institute (SAPITI), has been approved. This was announced at the recent annual general meeting of the South African Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) by Stuurman Aphane, quality assurance manager for the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA). Aphane said that CHIETA had decided to grant accreditation to SAPITI and that processes were already under way to award work skills programme and discretionary grants to the institute. “CHIETA will also ensure that we have the necessary staff to deal with this new accreditation,” Aphane pledged.