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

Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe, will officiate the ceremony where learners will receive Food and Beverage Seta (Foodbev Seta) accredited certificates in NQF level qualification in the 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. Learners enrolled in a programme comprising of 30% theory and 70% practical training, and were placed at various hospitality establishments within the North West Provinces for workplace experiential learning.

The graduation ceremony will conclude with an Imbizo, affording the Deputy Minister Thabethe and North West Province MEC Desbo Mohono an opportunity to engage with the community in Orkney on tourism opportunities for the youth, women and entrepreneurs. 

Members of the media are invited 

FOOD SAFETY QUALITY ASSURERS GRADUATION AND IMBIZO

Date: Friday, 29 June 2018
Venue: OR Tambo Community Hall in Umzimuhle township, Orkney [North West Province] 
Time: 10h00 – 13h00

Programme outline: 

TIME  
AGENDA ITEM
10h00-10h10
Opening and Welcome
10h10-10h15
Introduction of guests
10h15- 10h20
Remarks by Host Employer /Representative
10h20-10h25
Response by Learner Representatives
10h25-10h35
​Message of support & Introduction of the Key Note Speaker
MEC: Department of Tourism –North West: Ms. Desbo Mohono.
10h35-11h50
Keynote Address - Deputy Minister of Tourism: MP. Elizabeth Thabethe
11h50-12h45
Acknowledgements and awarding of Certificates to Host Employers & Learners
12h45- 13h00
Photo Session
13h00 – 13h10
Entertainment
TOURISM IMBIZO
13h15-15h30
TOURISM IMBIZO
15h30 – 16h00
LUNCH SERVED & MEDIA INTERVIEW

Please confirm your attendance by 12:00 noon on 24 June 2018 to:

Ms Sindi Zwane
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6612