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City’s programmes to spur job creation prove effective<div>This is also well below the national rate of 44,1%.</div><div><br></div><div>The City oversees several programmes and partnerships aimed at driving skills development, business growth, and investments in Cape Town. </div><div><br></div><div>Our Jobs Connect Workforce Development platform, for example, helps job-seekers source knowledge, training and employment opportunities, and links businesses with the appropriate individuals that will help them expand their operations.</div><div><br></div><div>Meanwhile, the Cape Skills and Employment Accelerator Project funded by the City and the National Skills Fund aims to facilitate over 3 000 jobs in three years, by providing training and workplace experience for previously unemployed South African youth and women in high-growth industries such as call centres and the clothing and textile sector.</div><div><br></div><div>In the coming weeks, we will launch several pro-business initiatives that will increase investment opportunities, thereby opening the doors of employment for more Capetonians. </div><div><br></div><div>To register for the Cape Skills Project, visit the Skills Portal. For more information on Jobs Connect, go to</div><div><br></div><div><strong>End</strong><br></div><p><br></p>2022-08-23T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#c5e60ff7-df8e-4541-8068-1c874082b09d;L0|#0c5e60ff7-df8e-4541-8068-1c874082b09d|Job creation;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#c0d99b9f-f5aa-458f-bdef-1685f35940c9;L0|#0c0d99b9f-f5aa-458f-bdef-1685f35940c9|skills development;GPP|#e4c39f44-d1ff-4309-9847-312eaa00a0df;GP0|#36a1168d-a508-46b6-bc80-b2e9f2f35a0b;L0|#036a1168d-a508-46b6-bc80-b2e9f2f35a0b|Community and Society10

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