Fifty young South Africans qualify as drywall installers thanks to the Saint-Gobain YouthBuild Academy

March 29 2017

In Samrand, near Johannesburg (South Africa), the Saint-Gobain YouthBuild Academy pilot training program has just seen 50 students qualify in the “National Certificate: Ceiling & Partition Installation NQF 3.” Created in 2015 in partnership with the American NGO YouthBuild, this training center aims to help reduce the high youth unemployment rate in South African townships. Saint-Gobain YouthBuild Academy is currently the only training provider in South Africa accredited to facilitate this qualification.

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