Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) has signed an MoU with Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (Zesco) for employee skill development training programs to be supported by the Skills Development Fund (SDF) a Teveta Zambia financial support project meant for skills development in both the formal and informal sectors of the economy.
A total of 19 courses are set to run under this agreement and contracts have been signed for these employer based In-service training courses for ZESCO.
The Skills Development Levy was established in 2016 under the Skills Development Levy Act No. 46 of 2016. The main objective of the levy is to provide financial resource for the TEVET sector for skills development, in collaboration with the Technical Education, Vocational, and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA). The Fund establishes a financing platform that purchases training services (In-Service Training) from public providers, on a competitive basis, for skills development in both the formal and informal sectors of the economy.