DPWI to host Young Professionals seminar

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Sihle Zikalala, together with Deputy Minister Bernice Swarts, will on Wednesday host the Young Professionals seminar in Pretoria.

The DPWI’s Young Professionals programme seeks to address skills shortages in the built industry and build skills capacity to support the built environment industry.

The seminar seeks to have an engagement between industry players, the department and young professionals on a number of issues in the built industry.

The Young Professionals programme is a structured DPWI mentorship programme aimed at accelerating professional registration within the built environment.

Areas of training include: Engineering (Civil, Structural, Transport, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical and Hydrology), Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Property Studies and Interior Design, etc.

The Minister and Deputy Minister will also have a robust engagement with the young professionals still in the programme, and those who have attained professional registration on ways to improve the programme. – SAnews.gov.za