Sparrow’s story

After a decade of creating unique, client-specific educational solutions for some of the toughest industries in South Africa, Sparrow Consulting has become the de facto educational service provider for companies looking to empower their workforces.

Sparrow Consulting was started as a learning material development company by Brix and Johan Els in 2004. Since then, the company has grown by leaps and bounds by working closely with customers to develop innovative, targeted solutions for their business. This has allowed Sparrow to not only meet, but exceed customer expectations.

Innovations that were pioneered in the South African market at Sparrow Consulting include:

  • Learning materials with integrated, accredited assessments
  • Recognition of prior learning in the chemical and papermaking industry
  • Top-up and refresher training for accreditation
  • Client-specific task-based training manuals
  • Online, interactive learning materials for the college sector
  • NCV and SETA equivalent qualifications
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    Sparrow’s story

    After a decade of creating unique, client-specific educational solutions for some of the toughest industries in South Africa, Sparrow Consulting has become the de facto educational service provider for companies looking to empower their workforces.

    Sparrow Consulting was started as a learning material development company by Brix and Johan Els in 2004. Since then, the company has grown by leaps and bounds by working closely with customers to develop innovative, targeted solutions for their business. This has allowed Sparrow to not only meet, but exceed customer expectations.

    Innovations that were pioneered in the South African market at Sparrow Consulting include:

  • Learning materials with integrated, accredited assessments
  • Recognition of prior learning in the chemical and papermaking industry
  • Top-up and refresher training for accreditation
  • Client-specific task-based training manuals
  • Online, interactive learning materials for the college sector
  • NCV and SETA equivalent qualifications
  • Sparrow’s Advantages

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      Easy to implement

      Over years of development, Sparrow Consulting has refined its products to ensure they meet all educational requirements while staying easy to implement. This means you won’t have to worry about setting exams, aligning your work to curriculums or last minute re-assessments.

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      Accelerated development

      Making time for training is difficult for all companies. Sparrow’s team of experts are dedicated to meeting your educational needs and their experience will ensure that the work is completed on time at the highest level of quality.

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      Client specific

      Sparrow Consulting strongly believes that a good educational product must be designed and developed based on the client’s needs. Sparrow’s educational consultants work with clients across the country to gather information and ensure that our learning solutions are accurate and applicable to their systems, environment and people.

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      Affordable

      By using innovative production techniques, Sparrow Consulting develops educational products at rates unmatched in the industry without compromising quality.

    Sparrow’s Leadership

    Johan Els

    CEO

    Johan Els holds a BEng (Chem) and MBA and is a registered assessor and moderator at several SETAs. Before starting Sparrow Consulting, Johan honed his skills in senior management positions at some of South Africa’s top companies.

    Stefan Els

    Operations Manager

    Stefan Els has worked as Operations Manager for Sparrow Consulting since November 2012.
    In his capacity as Operations Manager, Stefan has been tasked with the success of more than 50 educational projects for Sparrow Consulting’s clients

    Anele Sololo

    Marketing Manager

    Over the last 10 years, Anele Sololo has been involved in various functions at Sparrow Consulting. Her excellent managerial and communication skills makes her the ideal person to act as a liaison for Sparrow Consulting’s clients.

    Sparrow’s Team

    Sparrow Consulting’s team is built around a desire to develop high quality educational products. Our experienced team of engineers, writers, graphic designers and trainers fulfil our single focus of building informed, competent and innovative workforces for our clients.