New Culinary Arts intake

The first of two intakes for the HCET’s diploma course in Culinary Arts for 2019 started their formal training at the HCET Youth Development Centre in Colesberg in January. They will also complete a certified SkillsWise computer literacy course. With them are Chef Maryke Jeffrey, the Culinary Artrs trainer, and Theo Kleinhans, SkillsWise trainer and…

Annual prize-giving

Our annual school prize-giving was held in the Colesberg High School hall on Friday 19 October. The hall was packed with learners, staff, parents, family and friends. Grade 1 pupils receive their certificates from their teacher, Rene Botha. Principal Marié Botha is officiating, with the assistance of Hantam Trust Project Manager Estelle Jacobs. A performance…

Family Day 2018

[divider_flat]Our annual family day was held on Saturday 13 October. Organised by our field workers, supported by other members of staff, it was a great success. About 600 people from surrounding farms and Colesberg attended. The day was aimed at raising awareness of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) and good nutrition. Prizes were handed out…

Abe Katise retires

Abe Katise, the Trust’s groundsman and driver for the past 23 years, has retired. We would like to thank Abe for everything he has done for the Trust over the years, including being willing to drive all over the country when necessary, and wish him and his wife, Florence, a happy retirement in Noupoort.

HCET Youth Development Centre assessed

The HCET has changed its hospitality certificate course into a Diploma Course in Culinary Arts. This has required course accreditation by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO), one of three Quality Councils (QCs) responsible for a part of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). On 22—23 February, Estelle Jacobs, the HCET’s Project Manager and…