Skills Development


SATI bases its programmes on the hypothesis that, applied learning for middle managers, senior managers and business owners as well as business networks and correctly interpreted business information are key requirements for the success of historically disadvantaged table grape farmers.

Bursary Fund

The bursary fund targets the previously disadvantaged and impoverished individuals, especially those involved in the table grape industry and those part of a black empowerment business in the table grape industry.

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Skills Audit

Fund to conduct skills audits and develop a training plan for table grape B-BBEE businesses.

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Business & Financial Management Courses (accredited & non accredited courses)

Accredited or Non-Accredited business administration and leadership training opportunities are offered.

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Study Tours

SATI California Study Tour

SATI invites BBBEE Initiatives (Farmers or shareholders) on our cultivar study tour to California, USA.

Purpose: To introduce black farmers and new entrants to the latest cultivars and breeders to broaden their knowledge and network.

When: 12 – 20 August 2017

Criteria: Must be a farmer from a table grape business. The farmer or business must make a financial contribution towards the tour, SATI will partially subsidise the study tour. Applicants must be in possession of a passport that is valid for the period of travel. Applicants must commit to write a report upon return within 7 days. Applicants must be in a management position. Applicants must be from a land reform and/or agrarian reform business. The application form must be completed in full.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 30 June 2017

For more information: Contact Wilton September at SATI

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