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We have built our premium brand through an in-depth understanding of the employee benefit and corporate financial planning industries

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Retirement Fund Trustees

The financial sector could be the catalyst to unlock the confined potential for economic growth, as well as economic and social development. A transformed, fully inclusive, ethically run financial services sector that equitably represents black professionals and black business, to enhance sustainable growth and sustainably reduce poverty.

  1.      Professional Trustee Qualification – Click here to download PDF
  2.       Lay Trustee

Retirement Benefits Counsellors
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Retirement Fund Trustee. Retirement Fund Trustees direct, control and oversee the operations of a retirement fund in terms of the applicable law, including common law and customary law, rules and the objectives of the Fund. Click here to download PDF

Retirement Fund Consultant/Broker
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Financial Advisor.
A Financial Advisor analyses the financial needs of clients and facilitates processes to implement solutions that will contribute towards the protection and growth of wealth for clients. Click here to download PDF

What we do

The Skills Bench provides qualifications to employee benefit professionals, retirement fund trustees, corporate financial planners and retirement fund benefit counsellors, in the employee benefits and insurance industries.

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We committed to Quality

We constantly monitor and improve our services to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Excellent service
  • Understanding our customers’ needs
  • Delivering sustainable and cost-effective plans
  • Achieving results on time and within budget

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Skills Bench is committed to providing expert education by ensuring that all students are fully informed as to what is expected of them

  • The quality and standard of its curriculum and course content.
  • Occupational driven outcomes.

Market Accolades

Many of South Africa’s retirement funds, financial institutions and industry sponsors provide learners the opportunity to study at Skills Bench Holdings.

  • The degree of specialist focus; and
  • Highly rated lecturers with industry experience.


  • The main benefit is that we prepare professionals to commence employment after 12 months,
  • We are the best training company in retirement funding,
  • We have specialised content that produces superior students,
  • Our qualifications will create additional employment opportunities
  • Skills Bench provides a Blended Learning approach that results in very high pass rates,
  • Blended Learning assists employees every step of the way to complete the program successfully and achieve a qualification.

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What will make our programmes different

Qualifications done through The Skills Bench and is SAQA approved and has been developed in conjunction with the unit standards on the INSETA NQF.


Quality Management System (QMS) ensures the high standards associated with the delivery of a quality service.
Included in our QMS are the following, amongst others:

• HIV Policy
• Facilitation Policy & Procedure
• Assessments & Re-Assessments Policy & Procedure
• Moderation Policy & Procedure
• Recognition of Prior Learning

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We are trusted by clients

Creating Jobs through Occupational Education Programmes.

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Weltevredenpark, Roodepoort, 1709

  • Tel.: +27 104468033