Claude Cogill

Acting Director of SARETEC

Claude is currently the Acting Director of SARETEC, having been initially tasked with Project Managing the development of 21 SPVT Technical Mentors, to be stationed at 7 TVET Colleges around the country, over 3 years. This is part of the implementation of the Solar Photo Voltaic Technician qualification on the MerSETA-funded ICT4APP project. He also oversees the infrastructure development at the TVET Campuses presenting the SPVT Programme, ensuring compliance with QCTO requirements and guidelines. Claude previously managed the implementation of Western Cape Government (DEDAT)-funded Skills Programmes and Projects, incl. Learnerships, Apprenticeships and Skills Programmes with various Public and Private Training Providers. He also project-managed the implementation of the Artisan RPL and Mentorships projects. He has vast experience in, and knowledge of, the skills development environment and legislation, and has a wide network of resources that he can access.