About us

About The JLD Institute

The JLD Institute, an institute of the University of KwaZulu Natal with special focus on land research, community development programmes which includes skills and capacity development. The core business of this institute is research and to capacitate unemployed women and youth with critical skills, knowledge, and resources to re-enter the employment industry, as well as to be established as emerging entrepreneurs.


Champion Equality in South Africa, through Research, Education, Capacity and Skills Development, Advocacy for Policy Change
Current Projects
  1. 100 rural women trained on organic farming
  2. 100 rural women trained on early childhood development
  3. 100 rural women on cotton farming
  4. Aviation: 50 youth trained on Private Pilot Licence and Commercial Pilot Licence
  5. Maritime: 50 youth trained on Commercial Diving
Other Projects
Our Accreditation
Capacity and Skills Development
Our approach to education is creating sustainability and security through learning programmes that are designed to improve productivity and performance in the employment as well as in the business sector. We have as our ultimate goal, a desire to enhance employability and enable entrepreneurship. As the JLD Institute, we are strategically positioned to offer skills development programmes as short courses ranging up to full qualifications like Certificate or Diploma Courses. Our programmes can be adapted to fit in with the Recognition of Prior Learning principles,
Capacity, Resources and Experience
Skills Gap Analysis
Readiness and Competency of Learners
Project Management System


Connect with us

JL D Institute

University of KwaZulu Natal

Howard College, Gate No. 9 Innovation Centre

311 Rick Turner Road, Durban

  • dummy031 260 2103

  • dummy info@jldinstitute.org.za


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