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The devolment and promotion of a skills-oriented lifestyle programme for a group of apprentices in the mining industry


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2022/11/01

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1990

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Rijavec, Renate

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This study was conducted within the context of the mining industry. The empirical investigation involved 80 apprentices and three lifestyle trainers based at the Goldfields Training Centre in Luipaardsvlei. The aim of the research was to: (i) assess the applicability of RR Carkhuff's measurable model of human processing as a basis for a South African based lifestyle programme; (ii) research available material in respect of motivating the implementation of wellness strategies within South African corporations; (iii) validate a lifestyle trainer and programme material for the mining industry which is designed to positively impact apprentice productivity in respect of their living, learning and working life spheres.

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