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Go for Gold is very excited that our recruitment drive for 2023 has opened. We extend our invitation to Grade 9 and 10 students who take pure Maths and Physical Science and have an interest in technical careers. Visit our Student Recruitment page here.

Go for Gold launches programme related podcasts

Go for Gold launched its first podcast today wherein Karen Rademeyer, the Go for Gold Fundraising and Communications Manager interviewed a Phase Two Workplace Learning Programme student at a Go for Gold partner company construction site. Enjoy the podcast and please like and subscribe to our YouTube channel regularly for updates. Listen here to the […]

Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner is back on 28 July 2022

For two years, Go for Gold was unable to host our Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner (AIFD) due to Covid-19. The last dinner was held in 2019 at The Westin, where Go for Gold celebrated their 20th Anniversary. The AIFD is extremely well-attended by industry every year, specifically Go for Gold partner companies who are literally […]

Successful March 2022 Holiday Programme

Thanks to Go for Gold’s partner companies, our students were able to attend various construction sites to see the industry at work. Thank you to our partner W Unser Construction for hosting our Grade 11 and 12 students at an impressive house build in Camps Bay to the value of R33 million. The students thoroughly […]

Go for Gold Excellence, yet again

Go for Gold’s year began in much anticipation about how our Grade 11 and 12 students fared in their final exams at the end of 2021. Having worked very hard in 2021, both Go for Gold and our students were excited to learn of the outcome of our hard work. On 21 January 2022, we […]

We’re back! 2022 here we come.

Go for Gold welcome all staff, students, board members, donors and partner companies with best wishes for the new year. We at Go for Gold are excited to share our golden education-to-employment programme with many new students entering the programme in 2022, while continuing to support our existing students through the rest of our programme. […]

Entrepreneurial training

Go for Gold has the immense pleasure of having an amazing international supporter, Mr Wolfgang Handt from Rotary Nuremberg-Reichswald. He was instrumental in the creation of a German bank account for donations for Go for Gold ensuring German donors’ contributions received tax benefits. Mr Handt has always successfully initiated grants in support of Go for […]

First plastics manufacturing company sponsors Go for Gold student

For 22 years, Go for Gold has supported talented youth, empowering them on their academic and career development journeys to becoming technical graduates for the South African built environment. As of 2021, Go for Gold was approached by Bowler Packaging in the Western Cape, who identified Go for Gold as a programme that aligns with […]