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westerncape thumb medium80 80EWN reports that the Western Cape Government has activated its Red Tape Reduction Unit and hopes to assist more than 11,000 qualified apprentices to get into the labour market by 2019.  

MEC for Economic Opportunities Alan Winde said this would be in partnership with schools, colleges and employers.  He commented that apprenticeships were the first step on the career ladder for many young people.  Winde’s spokesperson Bianca Capazorio said the unit had been set up to help businesses overcome hurdles which they might face in setting up or running their business.  “Our Red Tape Reduction Unit will take calls and answer any questions that any potential employers may have so that we can connect them with young people looking to get on-the-job training.”

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