SEStran recognizes that its most important resource is its employees. It is committed to the training and development of its entire workforce so that they will gain the necessary skills to reach their full potential. This will assist in enabling the organisation to achieve its aims and objective. By increasing the skills and knowledge of its staff the organisation will produce confident, highly qualified staff working as an effective and efficient team. The individual training and development needs will be identified through the annual performance appraisal process Requests from employees. The training and development needs identified will be met through a variety of activities depending on the nature and extent of the requirements deemed necessary after assessment.