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First Licensee

Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Centre (EASTC) is a proud approved ASDA Training Provider. EASTC became an ASDA Training Provider in November 2014 and by far was it the best investment.

ASDA assisted EASTC to become a Training Provider of choice with assisting EASTC in the following:

  • Recruiting of the correct staff and upskilling of existing staff.
  • Transforming the standards of the workshops and classrooms to world quality.
  • Providing professional training manuals and curriculums that is up to industry standards and in touch with the employers needs.
  • Assist with continues back up support with brand awareness, marketing and business support.

EASTC have up its income significantly and its total of students have grown from 304 to 3750 per year in a short period of time.

EASTC have won numerous awards since becoming an ASDA Academy namely:

National Awards

2010: EBI – Recognition Award
2012: COI – Business excellence Award
2013: EBI – Recognition Award
2013: Sanlam Business of the year Award
2014: EBI – Recognition Award
2014: 2nd Annual SA Premier Business Awards – Winner of Proudly South African Enterprise Award
2014: 2nd Annual SA Premier Business Awards – Finalist of SMME Award
2014: Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) – Medium Business Entrepreneur
2014: Progressive Business Forum (PBF) – Finalist for Women in Business
2014: 12th Annual National Business Awards – Finalist of Top Performing Entrepreneur
2014: 12th Annual National Business Awards – Finalist of Top Young Executive of the Year
2014: 12th Annual National Business Awards – Finalist of Fast Growth Award
2015: EBI – Recognition Award
2015: 3rd Annual SA Premier Business Awards – Winner of Women Owned Business Award
2015: 3rd Annual SA Premier Business Awards – Finalist of Proudly South African Award
2015: 3rd Annual SA Premier Business Awards – Finalist of Play your Part Award
2015: Ernst and Young Winning Women
2015: SATY – Entrepreneur of the Year nominee
2015: South African Council for Business Women – Entrepreneur Business Women of the Year Regional Finalist
2015: Standard Bank Top Women Awards – Fast Grown Women Owned SMME Finalist
2015: Standard Bank Top Women Awards – Young Achiever of the Year Finalist
2015: Standard Bank Top Women Awards – Female Entrepreneur Award Winner
2015: 13th Annual National Business Award – Fast Growth Finalist
2015: 13th Annual National Business Award – Top Performing Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
2015: Impumelelelo – Top Empowered Companies
2016: Standard Bank Top Women Awards – Excellence Finalist
2016: SACBW Business women of the year – Entrepreneur of the year
2016: FP&M Seta Achiever Award – Best Training Provider
2016: FP&M Seta Achiever Award, Second Runner up – Best Training Programme
2016: Margaret Hirsch East Rand Women in Business
2016: 4th Annual SA Premier Business Awards – Proudly South African Enterprise Award
2017: Standard Bank Top Women Awards – Excellence Finalist
2017: South African Construction Awards – Best Training Excellence of the Year Winner

International Awards

2015: World Business Assembly – Golden European Award
2015: Business Initiative Directions – World Quality Award
2015: ACQ Global Award
2015: ACQ Global Award
2015: WQC Award
2016: The Socrates Award – Best Enterprise and Manager of the Year
2016: ACQ Global Award – Game Changer of the Year
2016: ACQ Global Award – Training Initiative of the Year.
2016: The Arch of Europe Award – International Quality
2016: ESOR – European Award Best Practice
2016: The Bizz – Excellence in Business Management
2016: The Bizz – Excellence in Business Leadership
2016: The Bizz – World Business Leader
2016: The Bizz – World Leader Businessperson
2016: BID Quality Award – Arch of Europe for Quality and Technology in Gold Category

EASTC can recommend any business person or existing training provider to become part of the ASDA brand.

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