The Cannabis Institute’s strategic Partner, Sage Skills Development, is a 100% South African owned Company with Level 1 B-BBEE status.
Sage have Full Accreditation Status with merSETA (Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Training Authority).
Name: Sage Skills Development (Pty) Ltd (TP)
Approval Number (Accreditation No): 17-QA/ACC/1532/19
The management team of Sage with their experience of at least 20 years in the field of Education, Training & Skills Development, combined with the dynamic members of The Cannabis Institute’s Executive team, set the foundation for our combined knowledge and expertise in Quality Management Systems and Compliance requirements in the implementation of Skills Development intervention project, specifically learnerships.
The team has successfully secured the accreditation of at least four different private training providers for full learnerships enabling the stakeholders to claim multi-million Rand tax concessions over the last ten years as well as score the invaluable points on their B-BBEE Scorecards.
Sage also have experience in handling multiyear projects and with people with disabilities, having project managed the Services SETA Disability 500 Project which involved learnership interventions of 300 learners in year one and 200 learners in its second phase.
Sage have also customized a client and learner-centered quality management system in 2015 whose policy and procedural foundational manual became the benchmark manual in 2018 for Services SETA accredited training providers.
Sage’s understanding of the industry allowed us to extend the scope of clients across different SETA’s including Services, merSETA, Teta, Cathsseta as well as Wholesale and Retail sector. Qualified as an SDF, assessor, moderator and designer of assessor guides the Marketing arm is able to customise learning programs to our clients needs and requirement ensuring that our products and services add value.
This ability to innovate led us to create the first learning programs for the Cannabis Sector in South Africa as part of a project with our strategic partners, Sage Skills Development, Cannamed and Cannabis Oil Research.