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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More About Us

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, 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.


Business Development Students| Drake Training Academy

Success Story

“Lee-Anne brings a wealth of knowledge and experience specifically with regards to merSETA standards and requirements, working with the NSDMS portal and leveraging training interventions and cost for maximum value-added return. With Drake Training Academy’s intervention and support, we have managed to formalise training interventions within the strategic objectives of the Company and are seeing the return of our investment both in our people and in our B-BBEE Skills Development spend.”

Lee-Ann Harris - Group HR Manager

The DTA Difference

The DTA have successfully partnered with a variety of clients on our various learnership offering. It is our belief that happy learners complete their learnerships and we strive to ensure that our learners are treated with respect and dignity. 

The DTA have strong relationships with the SETA’s and believe that working effectively with the SETA’s results in a smooth Learnership process. All DTA clients are issued with a full compliance file for each learnership – this file consists of:

  • Copies of signed workplace-based agreements (Learnership agreements)
  • Attendance registers
  • Copies of employment contracts
  • Learner registration numbers with the SETA correspondence for all learners
  • Copies of Learner information: Certified
    ID, CV and school leaving certificates
  • Hosting agreement
  • SARS information

In addition to this, the client receives a full tracker on learner progress monthly.


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