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EXCLUSIVE | Eskom staff running SA's power stations have major gaps in technical skills, knowledge

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Eskom Medupi power station.
Eskom Medupi power station.
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An interim internal Eskom skills audit report, focusing on the power utility's generation department, revealed glaring knowledge and competency gaps that confirm the power utility is facing a major skills crisis, despite some senior managers denying there is a problem at all.

News24 has seen a recent skills audit for Eskom staff working within the generation division which is responsible for running and maintaining the power stations.

The report was based on responses from Eskom staff within the generation department. The responses were then checked and cross-scored by each individual's manager.  

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