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Estimation, design and drafting services to plug skills gap

Infrastructure development, city-, urban- and regional planning are all priority areas for the South African government. Yet we are all familiar with our country’s ongoing challenges when it comes to the upskilling and development of our workforce.

A particular and continued shortage of the right credentials and skills is evident in the current architecture and construction design sectors. Coupled with a global short supply, and the significant investment in time and resources to train employees, many local companies find it difficult to get their building projects off the ground or simply to bid for new work.

MiTek has approached this problem with innovation and can now offer their South African clients access to their dedicated service team, who is able to offer services such as estimation, design and drafting services to mention only a few. Their team of highly skilled personnel offers a practical way of supporting businesses with their construction projects, by bridging any immediate skills gaps in the short term. The full-time team member is dedicated exclusively to your business.

Companies can call upon the specific skills they require with the individual becoming an integrated part of the team – and bringing with them access to a full range of AutoCAD, REVIT, 3DS Max, and other software programmes.

This novel approach now enables companies to get new work and get their projects off the ground, while supporting South Africa’s infrastructure ambition by offering flexibility and scalability, and at the same time, helping to keep costs under control.

When you’re ready to expand your business and utilise MiTek’s Dedicated Services, they’ll handle the recruiting, training, and transition until the new team member is operating at full capacity, via their onboarding process.

“Over the longer term, we hope that employers will see the full value of having such skills in-house which will eventually support educational and training programmes to attract new job opportunities into the construction sector. In return this will benefit the country’s economy and companies’ profitability as well as generating career prospects for a new generation,” comments Hennie Viljoen, MiTek’s marketing manager.

For more information on how their dedicated services team can help your next project, contact MiTek:
Tel: +27 (11) 237 8700

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