Desto is an Education, Training and Development Company, as well as a Consulting and Recruitment House with many consultants placed at various government departments and the private sector. Desto was established in 1994 by amalgamating various companies and closed corporations. Subsequently Desto was registered as a Private Further Education and Training (FET) College in 2008.
Desto’s core business areas are:
Education, Training and Development Services;
Consulting and Recruitment Services; and
Business and Management Consultancy.
Desto’s vision is to provide the market place with competent and skilled people.
ISO 9001/2008 – Quality Management
Desto is ISO 9001/2008 certified for its services as a consulting and training service provider and is subjected to external auditing on a bi-annual basis to ensure adherence and conformance to its quality management policy and systems.
Desto is accredited at the Services SETA (decision no D0203). Learning interventions presented are accredited with various SETAs including the MICTS, SASSETA, Construction SETA [CETA], AgriSETA, ETDP SETA, merSETA. Additional qualifications / courses are continuously added based on client requirements and market needs.
Institutional Accreditation and Registration
Desto is accredited with SEESA and the following institutions:
Department of Higher Education as a Private Further Education and Training College.
The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority as a Security Service Provider (PSIRA).
Association of Personnel Services Organisations (APSO certified 0328) as a Temporary Placement Division.
Partnership agreements with Public FETs such as Tshwane North, Tshwane South, Gert Sibande and Esayidi.
Training / Consulting service provider agreements with public and private sector institutions.
Trades Training Centre and/or Trade Test Centre
Desto is certified to provide training to apprentices and section 28 trade test candidates in specific designated trades and/or to conduct trade tests in specific designated trades in accordance to the provisions of the Skills Development Act as amended read with the conditions of apprenticeship published by the Government.
Desto firmly believes in offering the client a total Training / Consulting managed solution ranging from needs analysis to the acquired outcomes. Desto follows a formal project management approach with every project as well as applying the training development life cycle during the development of training.