Launch of Yakh’iFuture online interactive platform as part of NAACAM’s High Gear initiative

The National Affiliation of Automotive Parts and Allied Producers (NAACAM) with the Division of Larger Schooling and Coaching (DHET) and its implementing partner Worldwide Youth Basis (IYF) launched an online platform of expertise July 22 professional and mentorship for technology. and Yakh’iFuture Professional Training and Coaching (TVET).

Yakh’iFuture, which stands for “Build Your Future”, is a brand new online interactive platform that is an integral part of Excessive Gear, an initiative to create a coordinated, dynamic and responsive capacity development ecosystem for youth and employers. . Desires in the automotive manufacturing sector.

Excessive Gear was created to create alternatives for young people and promote inclusion in South Africa’s growing car manufacturing trade.

The Excessive Gear initiative encourages collaboration among the automotive component manufacturing sector represented by NAACAM, DHET and TVET schools and managed by the IYF.

The Excessive Gear initiative helps meet the demand for skills and expertise in the trade, while enabling young people to reap the benefits of the alternatives that this trade offers.

“I must commend NAACAM for being an anchor business accomplice in the Excessive Gear business. At the launch, IYF South Africa Country Director Anusha Naicker exemplified their management of the company is the Yakh’iFuture platform they built with the IYF, which they now own and can keep for the long term.

The Yakh’iFuture interactive website aims to help students in TVET faculty engineering schools discover career choices and alternatives in automotive manufacturing; Apply with instruments and applied sciences designed to help bring TVET research to life; develop new abilities; discover employment, examination and apprenticeship alternatives; and plan a path to qualified success.

“University training must be impacted by agility and reorganization to know how to help young people today to be employable. Working with TVET schools represents the best alternative to help strange young South Africans enter a profession that already produces world-class high-tech devices. Excessive Gear does precisely that,” NAACAM Government Director Renai Moohilal defined.

On the Yakh’iFuture website, students can see the components and programs that make up a typical car and learn about the craftsmen who produce them.

They will also discover the positioning of insider information on career paths in the automotive manufacturing sector in South Africa. Various films allow students to be informed by employees about their daily actions and find out which professional roles interest them the most.

The Yakh’iFuture platform further offers a host of online academic video games to help students develop the skills employers want, as well as resources to help students succeed in TVET programs.

The application webpage on the website provides students with a new alternative to perform digital checks on engineering demo kits to obtain additional mechanical and electrical engineering data.

Additionally, the website shares real-life stories of young people working in auto manufacturing in video format, and students accessing Yakh’iFuture can learn what it’s really like to work in the jobs they need.

Stephen V. Lee