BHP Billiton Achiever Awards - 2013

The Awards were an integral part of the BHP Billiton Skills Development Summit, which were hosted by Cape Media Corporation at the Centre for Science and Industrial Research International Conference Centre (CSIR ICC) in Pretoria on August 7, 2013.
The Summit showcased, and honoured, excellence and commitment to skills development across a broad swathe of South African industry.  The achievements of companies, government departments and organisations of all sizes in enhancing employees’ skills base by implementing innovative and effective skills development and training programmes, were honoured at the Awards.
The Awards were comprised of a number of categories:
Best Innovative Training Programme – This award recognised the most innovative and progressive training programme in all mediums of creativity and highlighted originality in the process.
Best Training Partnership Programme – Training partnerships were key, and this award honoured participants who harnessed the contributions of a multitude of stakeholders in their skills and training initiatives.
Best Graduate Trainee Programme – This award recognised an intensive graduate trainee programme that supported youth development and yielded good results in business in any sector.
Best Training Programme: Small Company – For small companies offering excellent training with a staff compliment of less than 50 employees.  This award covered all sectors and sought out programmes that had demonstrably helped the business to excel in its field of expertise.
Best Public Sector Training Programme – Recognising a government department that had implemented an effective and relevant skills development initiative. The winning programme would have shown exceptional creativity and innovation and brought about positive change in driving service delivery and Batho Pele.
Best Training Programme: Large Company – This involved large companies offering exceptional training to large numbers of employees (exceeding 200) in all sectors.
Best Training Provider – This recognised a training provider that provided excellent skills development services to a client or a number of clients.
Phungwayo People Development Resource:
Phungwayo People Development Resource was awarded a Certificate for Best Training Programme: Small Company as Second Runner Up for its Supervisory Performance Coaching (SPC) Skills Programme.  For more information on this programme, please visit our Training Programmes.