The second intake for the online QASA Work Readiness Programme (November to December 2020) had a 100 percent pass rate. QASA project coordinator, Zandile Miya, says: “QASA is very excited as this means there are more chances for our members to become skilled and more employable. “They will receive certificates […]
With a vision to enable their members to live their lives to their full potential, QASA’s Work Readiness Programme is providing participants with knowledge, skills and the self-confidence to enter the formal world of work I had given up on a lot of things, including myself, says Nokozola Rantso about...
The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) has numerous programmes and projects aimed at supporting quadriplegics and paraplegic to live their lives to the fullest potentials whether it is through more independence with a driver’s licence or skills development. It’s flagship skills development programme is the Work Readiness Programme, which […]
Following the announcement of a national lockdown by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, March 23, QASA reviewed its operational plan and the steps needed to mitigate against the spread of COVID-19. Among the revisions made to operations is the introduction of the QASA Work Readiness Programme to an online platform. […]
Even after the national lockdown, it will be some time before it is safe for people with compromised immune systems or underlying illnesses to engage with other people as the world waits for a vaccine. To accommodate its members and ensure services are still available, the QuadPara Association of […]
The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) has launched its Work Readiness Programme to address the high unemployment rate among people with disabilities – specifically wheelchair users. The programme was developed after research by the non-profit found that prospective employers felt wheelchair users were not ready for the corporate […]