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Are you a learner?


We have always received professional support and service from Lee-Anne, and dealing with her is a
pleasure. She is always willing to assist and there is never a task too great or small for her.

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Training Solutions



Learnerships are structured programmes whereby a learner engages in both practical and theoretical learning to enhance their skills in the workplace.

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Occupational Qualifications

An occupational qualification is a qualification associated with a trade, occupation or profession resulting from work-based learning.

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Short Courses and Tailored Learning

Our customised short courses can address the challenges faced by many individuals in businesses today.

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Skills Programmes

Our skills programmes cover a vast range of disciplines.

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Skills Development

Our skills development “talks” to your Employment Equity and B-BBEE Empowerment plans.

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What we do

As a member of the Drake International Group of Companies, The Drake Training Academy is an innovator in the field of learning and development. Our core focus is improving the productivity and performance of your workforce.

As a subsidiary of Drake International which was established in 1951 and present in 11 countries globally, the Drake Training Academy also has a national footprint with branches in Cape Town, Durban, East London, Garden Route, Gqeberha & Johannesburg.

The DTA focuses on developing team leaders within the organisation with our specific learnerships geared towards management development. We believe in developing leaders in organisations.

Another key focus area for us, is our learnerships for people living with disabilities. We ensure that these programmes are ran with the learner in mind and we are openly “learner centric.” Our learners are treated with respect, and guiding them towards completion and competency is our goal.

The Drake Training Academy is a Level 2 B-BBEE contributor.

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Treating learners like people, not like points!

Our Facilitators

Lynette Todkill

Lynette's 20 years of real-world experience have largely been spent in the trenches of people development and talent management.

Her unique combination of experience in the fields of HR Management and Training & Development combined with her expertise in psychometry and group dynamics means that team development is a core passion that drives this HR Professional's endeavours and interests.

Gillian Logiotis

Gillian is an experienced facilitator and coach who has worked in, amongst others, the automotive, hospitality, and education sectors.

She is passionate about changing people's learning experiences and her work across broad sectors has created agility in her interactions with connections and ignited change in individuals and organisations.

David Pattle

Dave is the General Manager of DTA and an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa with extensive practical experience in virtually every area of labour law and related subject matters.

As a senior facilitator, most of his experience has been delivered at a postgraduate level at institutions such as Rhodes Business School and Wits Business School. Dave has shared his practical experiences with delegates across the length and breadth of South Africa as a facilitator.

Kirsten John

Kirsten completed studies in teaching English abroad and a facilitator course. This is where she knew she wanted to expand her knowledge and experiences within the education and training sector.

She completed two learnerships with the DTA and obtained her Generic Management NQF 3 certification with the Services SETA, as well as her Business Administration Accreditation to facilitate. She believes that the purpose of life is not only to be happy but to be compassionate and make a difference in someone’s life.


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