And just like that…..a New Year has started. We wish you and yours everything of the best for a happy, prosperous and adventure-filled year.

Team Thrive is off to a flying start with new ventures in the pipeline. Watch out for more details in the next newsletter (I like to keep you in suspense :)).

Confused about whether to apply for accreditation or not? Not sure if it’s worth your investment or trouble? The accreditation mini-workshop is for you….sign up today and let me talk you through the ins and outs of accreditation – enabling you to make the right decision and take your organisation in the right direction.

Click here for more details.

Thrive offers a free Discretionary Grant service? No grant awarded – no payment. If you are a levy-paying company, feel free to get in touch to see if we can assist you with your application to your Seta. Click here to email Carmen.

Some Discretionary Grant opportunities at the moment include:

And on that note – skills season is almost upon us…..don’t miss out on your 2018 Mandatory Grant application. Deadline is 30 April – benefits include BEE points, potential access to discretionary funding and of course your 20% annual SDL mandatory grant. Can we help you with your submission?


“CONGRATS on your 15-year wonderful achievement!!! It’s been an absolute pleasure working with you guys.”
Sumayya Dawood – Cell C

“Thank you very much for the good wishes and the support throughout the years. May you grow from strength to strength and be blessed always. Fond regards.”
Virginia Hendricks – Document Warehouse

“Dear Andrea and the Thrive team of amazing people! Thank you for always being there as a sounding board and offering good advice. You and your team are amazing. Much love and all good wishes to you all”
Rose Grey – Kwelanga Training


And in the first week of 2018, a big congratulations to these clients:

Thirst Bar Academy on their CathsSeta accreditation – what a fun project to be involved in! Thank you to Alida for making that happen for us.

Lanseria Airport on being awarded Discretionary funding from Teta – thank you to Carmen for making this successful application.


Assessor Course
Date: 1 – 2 February 2018 (special 15% discount if you book and pay by the 25th January.)
Venue: Randburg,
Click here to register | Click here for further information.

Moderator Course
Date: 14 – 15 June 2018
Venue: Randburg,
Click here to register | Click here for further information.

SDF Course
Date: 7 – 9 February 2018
Venue: Randburg,
Click here to register | Click here for further information.

Good luck with the rest of January and all the best skills wishes!