The Technical Faculty

This faculty specialises in the After Sales Service & Technical solutions, by customising & accrediting of service workshop roles in alignment with each brand for organisational fit and purpose. The faculty also focusses on expert diagnostic technical competencies that  match global standards enabling each O.E.M to stay ahead of its customer’s expectations.

 The Professional Faculty

Specialises in coaching, mentoring and career guidance, with globally recognised leadership coaching methods and techniques from John Maxwell… Find Out More

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and Our Business Coach Approach

We offer a wide range of high quality teaching and extra-curricular activities.

We all know that the pace of transformation in South Africa is slower than we’d like it to be. This is true across all sectors of society and the economy, including the original automotive equipment manufacturing sector. Knowledge Is Your Key specialises in the after sales service solutions in the motor industry, and it’s here where our business coaches facilitate training, coaching and mentoring in customer service strategies. This takes place within the original automotive equipment manufacturing in South Africa, and in surrounding markets.

Knowledge Is Your Key is a 100% Black Owned company, and our Chief Empowerment Officer, Sizalobuhle Helen Dube brings many years’ experience as a business coach. Helen also brings with her a wealth of expertise, with vast years of experience in the automotive after sales service business, tapping into her experience across various departments in numerous OEMs in South Africa.

Knowledge is Your Key Academy is a skills development service provider accredited with the Council for Traders and Occupations.  The privately owned training academy is dedicated to Skills Incubation Enterprises Building models that empower participants and candidates, and includes leadership training and innovative solutions for new venture creation.  It does this through knowledge impartation in technical skills training and leadership coaching and facilitation. With KiYK head office located in Hatfield, in the heart of the capital city Pretoria, the academy is not only easily accessible but also provides holistic training solutions in all After Sales Automotive Skills.

The incubation models focus on systems specialization to ensure the graduate qualifies as a mini or micro scale entrepreneur.  The New venture creation skills taught at KiYK allows candidates to process thoughts innovatively whilst applying design techniques.  The John Maxwell Leadership toolbox is a composite function of the KiYK K.E.Y concept.  The K.E.Y Concept simply spells out Keep Educating Yourself in every knowledge space provided by expert tutors who hold a vast wealth of business experience and technical competencies.

What Is the Purpose of Knowledge Is Your Key and Our Business Coaches?

Here at Knowledge is Your Key we pride ourselves on raising Leaders and managers of integrity that are strong and confident in world class methods & techniques of leading the diverse roles in the After Sales Business portfolios.

KiYK embodies and is synonymous with the following beliefs and values in its delivery of best in class service solutions classified as the Non-Negotiable 5 E’s and 5 P’s;
  • Empower
  • Educate
  • Engage
  • Energise
  • Excel
  • Preparedness
  • Passion
  • Performance
  • Position
  • Perfection
  • Passion
  • Integrity
  • Commitment; and
  • Customer service excellence

Empowered to Empower, KiYK provides Service solutions to Automotive Industry Professionals by facilitating and providing appropriate knowledge keys through coaching, facilitation and importation of skills and solutions aimed at the After sales Service Business for the realisation of the OEM’s strategic goals and objectives that guarantee Best In Class Customer [BIC] Service Solutions.

What Is Knowledge Is Your Key’s Vision?

Our vision is to become The Unique Skills and Service Academy, able to lead the Automotive Technical & Consulting sectors in South Africa, the SADC region and beyond.

The KiYK slogan is ‘Empowered to Empower the world through Knowledge sharing, Industry Partnerships, Education, Innovative skills development & meaningful Leadership coaching and facilitation.”

The K.E.Y concept has opened doors to automotive engineering trade incubation models that provide sustainable business enterprises for the qualifying graduates.

The K.E.Y concept has birthed new mind-sets and new thinking to the unemployed and inexperienced graduates, the skilled and semi -skilled through its K.E.Y skilling, refreshers, upskilling programs.