Start your career in automotive manufacturing
Yakh'iFuture gives you the information and tools you need to discover your ideal career and develop new skills to help you succeed.
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What is Yakh'iFuture?
Yakh'iFuture has been created for you - talented TVET college engineering students ready to make their mark on South Africa's growing automotive components manufacturing sector! This project is powered by the National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM).
We've seen your talent, we've seen your skill, and we've seen your drive to succeed. We're here to help you channel that passion into a career as awesome as you are.
So, sit back, relax and explore the innovative world of automotive manufacturing. Your journey to success starts today!
What to expect?
This website will help you:
  • Explore your ideal career in automotive manufacturing
  • Practice with tools to help with your TVET studies
  • Develop new skills to help you succeed
  • Find job, learnership and apprenticeship opportunities
  • Plan your path to professional success
about auto components
mechanical and electrical engineering
careers in the auto components industry
videos to learn about career options
a game to develop new skills
employer answers to student questions
Where to start?
Use the learn tab to view the parts and systems that make up a typical vehicle and learn about the artisans and tradespeople that manufacture them.
The explore page gives you insider info on career pathways in South Africa's automotive manufacturing industry. Hear from real employees about their daily activities and find out which job roles appeal to you.
The play page has online games to help build skills that employers need, along with resources to help you succeed in your TVET college courses.
The practice page gives you the chance to test out engineering demo kits to further your mechanical and electrical engineering knowledge.
The watch page shares real stories from young people working in automotive manufacturing. Learn first-hand what it's like to work in your dream job.
The faqs page gives you the chance to have all your career questions answered by automotive manufacturing employers, from what you need to study, to how to shine in an interview.
All that's left is to search your career journey by connecting with platforms to find job opportunities and apply online.
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Who is NAACAM?
NAACAM is recognised as the voice of the South African automotive component industry both domestically and internationally. As a member-driven organisation NAACAM, is also at the forefront of industry leadership, representation and stakeholder engagement for automotivecomponent manufacturers.
NAACAM devotes many resources towards positively impacting the localisation, transformation and supplier development environment in SA.
So, sit back, relax and explore the innovative world of automotive manufacturing. Your journey to success starts today!
Who is NAACAM?
If you have any questions, please email us and we will try our best to answer it for you.
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