Our mission

 Dedicated to improving the skills of the hospitality and tourism industry. Touchstone Training Academy provides quality internship and training to upskill current workers and prepare underserved individuals for employment.

Training Programs

Touchstone Training Academy (TTA) provides a variety of workforce development, internship, and training programs to train low income, marginalized individuals for jobs in the hospitality industry.

We provide training specifically tailored to increase workers’ skills in a variety of areas, including:
Elderly care housekeeper
Housekeeping
Front Desk Training

Housekeeper 2-day Internship Program

The Housekeeper internship is a 2 day curriculum, followed by a minimum of 40-hours in a “competency-based” internship model. The course prepares workers for housekeeping positions in hotels. 

Directors of Food & Beverage, Executive Chefs, Human Resources Directors and Managers, and Supervisors from our employer partners can meet and interview participants before the end of the program, and extend job offers if interested.

Housekeepers have the option of taking the course with or without the internship.

Cost: 

R1 450.00 Housekeeper internship program  includes FREE corona virus training

R700.00 : Housekeeping ONLY  includes FREE corona virus training.

Certificates: 

 Industry Recognized Certificate upon completion of this course. 


Caregiver Training

This courses equips students with an in depth, hands-on training on all basic procedures to becoming a competent, compassionate Carer.

The course includes:

Ethics of nursing and being a care giver
Basic nursing care
General care
Dietary requirements
Safety in the home
Basic medical knowledge for the elderly
Specialized care
How to cope when the death of a client occurs
Effective care for caregivers

Cost:

R580.00 Includes Free corona virus course.


Certificates:

 Industry Recognized Certificate upon completion of this course. 

Our goal for workers:

  • Create a well-trained workforce for the hospitality sector
  • Create a healthier work environment by teaching safety, sanitation and ergonomic skills
  • Develop happy, productive workers who can perform all job functions and advance up career ladders

Our goal for employers:

  • Provide management with a well-trained workforce where every one takes pride in their work
  • Assist employers in helping to grow their business by meeting their workforce needs
  • Specific instruction on upselling and maximizing customer sales opportunities