Founded in January 2003 by Ingrid van Heerden and Andrea Kellett, Thrive Learning Facilitation’s vision is to make a significant difference in the lives of South Africans. We believe the Skills Development Act of 1998 provides wonderful opportunities to assist in up-skilling and improving the employability of previously disadvantaged individuals.

With our combined knowledge, expertise and experience, we have developed this vision into a successful, flourishing business which shows growth year on year. 

Our client base is spread across Southern Africa and we offer vocational education compliance throughout the SADC region.

As a professional and accredited service provider, we seek to remain at the forefront of the industry through our associations and memberships of relevant industry bodies.


Thrive is fully accredited by ETDP Seta to offer facilitator, assessor, moderator and skills development facilitator training.

How we can help you

As expert skills development and accreditation consultants, we pride ourselves on the high quality service we offer our clients – and apply the same set of beliefs within Thrive.

  • We are committed to the interrelated principles of Black Economic Empowerment and Skills Development.
  • We use the services of SMME enterprises where possible. We support and encourage self-employment and have many SMME suppliers and clients.
  • Our organisation is people-focused. We believe in networking and referral marketing. As a result, we have a large network of associates and fellow consultants offering expertise across industries.
  • We operate in line with Seta & SAQA requirements, as well as the relevant legislation applicable to skills development and closed corporations.

Our commitment

In keeping with our commitment to excellent customer service, we strive to live the values of Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration and Meaning in all our interactions with our valued clients.