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wcg – DEPT. of economic development and toursim

City of cape town

Genesis CITI

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Sonic Telecoms

The I-CAN Centre is a public access facility that provides citizens of all ages with various digital services and access to modern technology. Most citizens find the I-CAN Centre compelling due to wide variety of innovative digital services. Most of the attractions are due to the friendly environment, hygiene friendly area, friendly reception and staff, free WiFi and internet services and easy access to digital services, e.g. CV typing, copying, printing, scanning of documents, etc.

Digital Skills Impact

Skills Impact Sept 2015 - 2019 Empowered 9252 (Training Opportunities)
Changing Lives Through Technology

The I-CAN Elsies River centre is a part of Western Cape Government’s broadband project aimed at providing a physical space whereby community members can access the internet and broadband facilities, and to be enabled to access various digital literacy skills training courses and other services offered at the centre . The centre’s model is underpinned by several elements of the digital eco-system, including include a commercial zone, learn zone, play zone and a create zone

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  • 633 Training Opportunities

Digital inclusion approach

Access to Technology

The I-CAN Facility provides high-speed wireless internet access to all citizens. 300MB Free WIFI per month, 50MB Free per day and 45 minutes internet access through a workstation. These access opportunities addresses the digital divide that exist in displaced communities.

Adoption of Technology

The I-CAN Facility offers free entry-level computer training to establish digital competency and digital adoption amongst citizens. Through the training, citizens adopt technology (social and economic apps) to improve their lives.

Empowerment of Digital Skills

The I-CAN offers unique digital skills programs that leads to vocational careers within the ICT industry. Also other industries benefit from the digital skills, as technology utilization increases within industry. Through these programs, the tech-talent stream increases whereby corporates employs youth with these relevant skills.

Success Stories

The I-CAN Centre offers free entry level digital training to all citizens. For the novice citizens, who has not been exposed to the potential of technology, can find comfort in our customized programmes. To the intermediate citizens, who wants to advance their career with technology training, can find and obtain cutting edge global vendor certifications to gain better employment opportunities.

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