Definition of Core Skills

Definition in terms of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice of 11th October 2013 (BEE Codes 2013)


Core Skills

Means skills that are:

a)      value-adding to the activities of the Measured Entity in line with its core business;

b)      in areas the Measured Entity cannot outsource;  or

c)      within the production/operational part of the Measured Entity’s value-chain;  as opposed to the supply side; services or downstream operations;


BizAdvance Consulting comments and references:

Relates to the Skills Development element of the scorecard, Statement 300, page 49

Core skills fall under the heading of Priority Skills.

 A priority skills programme is a key requirement in terms of qualifying to earn points for this element.

Refer 3.1.2 page 51

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