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OUR PROGRAMMES

PYDA currently offers two unique workplace training programmes: Wine and Tourism and the Fruit Sector. Click the links below to learn more about each of these programmes, and read further to see the key elements that make PYDA's training philosophy unique.

Personal life skills development is a crucial part of PYDA's programmes. Our programmes include both coaching and mentoring. The integration of dynamic learning teaches and models change.

40% Personal Development

20% Work Practicals

  During their time at PYDA, all of our students participate in multiple work practicals. These are an opportunity for them to embed their skills in the real world while connecting with potential employers

40% Technical Skills

The technical skills that are taught at PYDA directly relate to workplace readiness. We strive to work with accreditated facilitators who teach these modules, and our students are required to pass with a 75% pass-mark

PYDA'S CURRICULUM

THEORY OF CHANGE

The impact of our programmes is measured through a formal monitoring and evaluation process.

SHORT TERM

(1-YEAR)

1. Students acquire knowledge

2. Students demonstrate   understanding

3. Students demonstrate competence

4. Students demonstrate appropriate workplace behavior

5. Students feel supported and demonstrate coping skills

6. Students demonstrate personal growth

1. Graduates are employed in meaningful work

2. Family situations improve for our graduates

3. Graduates are involved by volunteering in the community

4. Graduates are applying personal development skills

 

LONG TERM

(3+ YEARS)

1. Graduates advance in their careers

2. Families enjoy improved, sustainable circumstances

3. Graduates are paying it forward by making a difference in their communities

MEDIUM TERM

(2 YEARS)