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Eastern Cape youth graduate from National Food Safety and Quality Assurers Training Programme
Eastern Cape youth graduate from National Food Safety and Quality Assurers Training Programme
The Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Province will host a graduation ceremony to honour learners who participated in the National Food Safety and Quality Assurers Youth Training Programme.  

Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe, will officiate the ceremony where learners will receive Food and Beverage Seta (Foodbev Seta) accredited NQF level qualifications in practices related to the manufacturing, storage and processing of food in the hospitality industry.   

In the 2017/2018 financial year, the Department of Tourism approved the training of 500 learners as Food Safety Assurers nationwide. The learners enrolled in a programme comprising of 30% theory and 70% practical training, and were placed at various hospitality establishments within the Eastern Cape Provinces for workplace experience.

Members of the media are invited
 
Food Safety Quality Assurers Graduation

Date: Monday, 11 June 2018
Venue: ICC, Marine Park, East London
Time: 09h00 – 13h00

PROGRAMME​
​08:00 – 09:00
​Registration
​09:00 – 09:10
​Grand March by Students
​09:10 – 09:30
​Opening & Welcome
Executive Mayor:  Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality – Cllr Xola Pakathi
​09:30 – 09:45
​Message from Host Employer Representative
Mrs Linda Vara – Cecilia Makiwane Hospital
​09:45 – 09:55
​Speech by the Learner Representative
PE Learner; EL Learner
​09:55 – 10:10
​Input, acknowledgement of host employers & Introduction of Key Note Speaker
MEC:  DEDEAT – Hon Oscar Mabuyane
​10:10 – 10:45
​Key Note Address
Deputy Minister of Tourism:  Hon Elizabeth Thabethe
​10:45 – 12:30
​Awarding of Certificates 
​12:30 – 12:40
​Vote of Thanks - Closing

​Photo session & interviews with Media
​13:00
​Lunch

Please confirm your attendance by 12:00 noon on 08 June 2018 to:

Ms Lerato Mogorosi
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6620