About Training

Paton Training schools

In 2009, the Paton brand expanded its service offering to include Paton Training, a division that specializes in in-house and public employee training and development for our candidate and client base.

Paton Training provides performance improvement courses that can be customized to match exact client specifications. Using deep technical insight and drawing on our understanding of our client’s goals, culture and priorities, Paton Training is able to provide innovative and relevant national training solutions that translates into results.

The world of work is changing, and Paton Training is adapting to this change.

In order to assist professionals to broaden their skills to be relevant to the future work environment, Paton Training has introduced the following schools of learning and development:

Paton training - school of business
  • • Leadership skills (Soft Skills)
  • • Management and Supervisory Skills (Soft and Technical skills)
  • • HR (Soft and Technical Skills)
  • • Sales and Marketing (Soft and Technical Skills)
  • • Project Management (Technical Skills)
  • • Intermediate to Advanced Excel (technical Skills)
Paton training - school of digital
  • • Freelance Masterclass
  • • Social Media
  • • Creativity as a Skill
Paton training - school of finance
  • • Finance
  • • Financial Modelling Level 1 and Level 2
  • • Risk Management Skills

Training Methodology:

Paton Training is dedicated to providing learners with quality training. Our facilitators make use of some of the following tools and methodologies to optimise the learning experience for our delegates and to ensure effective transfer to their knowledge and experience:

  • Real Life Simulations
  • Exercises and Demonstrations
  • Assessments
  • Brainstorming Exercises
  • Q & A Sessions
  • Feedback
  • Practical Course Material
  • Online-based Learning - Short Courses

Paton Training’s delegates leave our training programs with top skills, helping them to be top candidates in top positions. It’s clear that talent today needs to be adaptable and creative all the while possessing the core skills and knowledge of the industry in which they find themselves. We fully believe that our Schools of Finance, Business and Leadership and Digital will provide delegates with the skills they need to be the crème of the crop that we tend to place through Paton Personnel.

According to the Linkedin Talent Blog’s article: “The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills 2019” – the most in-demand hard skills of 2019 include: People Management, Sales Leadership, Social Media Marketing and Business Analysis. The most in-demand soft skills of 2019 include: Creativity, persuasion and adaptability.