The LL-Tech Academy is a Cisco Networking Academy providing hands-on hardware repair, networking and programming training.
It offers tailor-made solutions the following training programs:
Training of It repair entrepreneurs: This is a nine months Training and business incubation programme which trains unemployed IT-passionate youths from disadvantaged backgrounds to become IT (computer, cell phones, tablets, printers) technicians, in-kind start-up capital and value-added support to become successful IT repair entrepreneurs. This program is 100% free and admission is done through calls for application on our website, facebook page and newspaper. The next intake will be announced soon.
Other courses we offer
The following certificate courses are also offered at the Academy at subsidized costs:
CCNA Routing and Switching
CompTIA A+ Certification
CompTIA Network+ Certification
CompTIA Security+ Certification
CompTIA Server+ Certification
Google Analytics Certification
The Eastern Cape is the poorest province in South Africa, with 36% of its households surviving on social grants as main source of income (Statistics South Africa, 2017). The disruption in the labour market brought about my Information and communication Technology and automation is causing many jobs to disappear and anchoring the cycle of poverty. Graduate unemployment in South Africa is on the rise, whereas there is a high skill shortage in fields such as Information Technology
The LL-Tech entrepreneurship program presents a unique opportunity for South African youths in disadvantaged communities to develop IT skills, create businesses and generate wealth.
This April, GLLI launched the recruitment of the inaugural batch of the LL-Tech Academy. Out of hundreds of application from around Mthatha, 15 youths were selected to attend the interviews and tests.
Six candidates made it into the Academy this year.
Global Leading Light Initiatives 2018