The influence of COVID 19 on the company, our employees and our learners
23rd Apr 2020
Graduation Day: Head Office March 2020
3rd May 2020

Please note read this along with South African Legislation.

Employer Conduct

  •  Maintain a safe and risk-free work environment.
  • Risk assessment and employee education.
  • Develop and implement COVID-19 specific policy guide and procedures.
  • Specific roles & responsibilities of health and safety personnel.
  • Screen and take employees temperatures.
  • Encourage work from home, especially 60 years and vulnerable employees.
  • Manage sick employees
  • A plan for if someone shows COVID-19 symptoms at work.

Employee Conduct

  •  Age of 60 and workers with co-morbidities work-from-home option.
  • Adhere to screening requirements.
  • Use a cloth mask.
  • Adhere to workplace COVID-19 policies and procedures.
  • Wash hands regularly, soap and water, 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Reasonably avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Cover cough or sneeze with flexed elbow.
  • Disinfect touched objects and surfaces.
  • Do not come to work if sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and inform employer.
  • Inform employer if in contact with a person tested positive for COVID-19.


  • Display COVID-19 posters and signs.
  • Hand sanitizers available.
  • Required PPE available.
  • Office space divided into access zones.
  • Contactless collection of documentation.
  • Good ventilation.
  • Regular clean surfaces and equipment.
  • Stop sharing hardware, or sanitising protocols between users.
  • 1.5 metres of space between workstations.
  • Plastic screen dividers or masks for regular interaction points.
  • Floor Marking Floor Tape for distancing.
  • Kitchen arrangements.

Visitors Conduct

  • Visitors and deliveries only allowed upon prior arrangement.
  • Screen before entering.
  • Logbook.
  • Hand sanitizer.
  • Allocated meeting space.
  • Encourage contactless collection or drop off.

Facilitator Conduct

  • Engage through technogology t and limit face to face contacts.
  • Encourage self-reliance and responsibility.
  • Ask learners to share work on digital platforms:
  • Adhere to COVID-19 training received, policies and procedures.

Face to face with learners:

  • Send guidelines on travel.
  • Seat learners 1.5 meters away.
  • Restrict group numbers.
  • Advice stay at home if sick.
  • SCREEN learners for access to class.
  • Desks to be disinfected.

Learners use hand sanitiser on arrival, each comfort break and on completion.


Learner Conduct

  • Adhere to policies and procedures.
  • Do not come if sick.
  • Inform if not attending.
  • Avoid coming to class if in contact with a person tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Practice good preventive tips and hygiene.
  • Travel safe and note public transport guidelines.
  • Take ownership and responsibility.
  • Actively engage in virtual and online platforms and communicate with facilitator.
  • Facilitator assistance available.

Employee and Learner Wellbeing

  • Encourage taking care of nutrition and to exercise.  Adequate vitamins and minerals.
  • Monitor and respond to psychosocial well-being of employees and learners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drivers Conduct and purchases

  • Limit passengers and to sit in the rear seat.
  • Wear a cloth mask.
  • Disinfect car regularly.

All purchases for office, disinfected at the dedicated disinfected area.


Public Transport

  • Avoid using public transport, elderly or health issues.

 Remember to:

  • Travel off-peak hours.
  • Windows are open.
  • Clean hands and cell phone.
  • Wear a protective mask.
  • Prepare exact taxi fare, avoid sharing germs with driver.
  • Avoid touching face, eye and mouth area.
  • Wash hands after getting off of public transport with soap and water for 20 seconds. If not possible, sanitise hands.

Community health and Wellbeing

  •  Do not panic – 82% of COVID-19 cases are mild.
  • Only about 6% of patients need intensive care.
  • Common COVID-19 symptoms:  Cough, fever, sore throat and shortness of breath.
  • Wear cloth face mask.
  • Maintain a safe distance (1.5 meter), washing hands and good hygiene practices.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Cover nose and mouth with bent elbow when cough or sneeze.
  • Stay at home if feeling unwell.
  • If a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention.
  • Avoid unneeded visits to medical facilities..
  • If asked to isolate at home, visit:
  • Report abuse, health and mental issues and hunger in your community to relevant authorities and reporting lines.
  • Access relevant call centres and hotlines:
  • Access Covid19 contact resources:

Being committed to the health and safety of our employees, clients and learners we encourage your feedback and input to improve our health & safety practices at all time:


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