BSc. Hons (UniZul 1994); Postgraduate Diploma in Telecommunications Management (C&W College 1996); Project Management (SQDC 2009); Marketing Management (WBS 1999); 10 000 Women Program in Entrepreneurship Management (GIBS 2012); Entrepreneurship Enrichment Program (UJ 2000); ISO9001:2008 Lead Auditor (Quality Management Systems) (2014); ISO/TS 16949:2009 Internal Auditor (2015); ISO 14001:2004 Internal Auditor (2013); OHSAS 18001:2007 Internal Auditor (2013)
As founder of BSMT Services, Siphokazi started the company with vast experience gained in the Construction, Telecommunications, IT and Education Sectors where she has been involved in Administration, Business Development, Project Management and Finance Management since 1996. She has completed extensive training in ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO/TS 16949 and has completed a number of Internal, 2nd Party and 3rd Party Audits in various companies using the EA codes listed above. This spans across industries including construction, mining, manufacturing, transport, medical, engineering, telecommunications, IT, aviation and security. She has also worked as Project Manager in construction for the Installation of VIP toilets and Water Meters, Building and Road Construction and Maintenance. Siphokazi has trained contractors in Project Management, Finance Management, and Strategic Planning and on How to start your Own Business for Khuthaza, an organization aimed at empowering women in the construction sector. She has been involved in the development of new auditors in the QMS, EMS and OHSAS systems. She has facilitated in workshops organized by Kagiso Shanduka Trust that aim to empower and transform schools to improve on their pass rates. Before going into business herself Siphokazi worked in the Telecommunications Industry as Account Manager between 1997, when she joined Ericsson South Africa as Junior Account Manager and 2001, when she worked for Lucent Technologies as Account Manager. Her experience in training was gained when she taught Science and Mathematics at Dlangezwa High in KZN while she was a student and has worked as facilitator at organizations such as Khuthaza, ISO-Q and Kagiso Trust. She also taught Technology Education to Students who had failed matric and were given another opportunity when the Outcomes Based Education was being tested in Mpumalanga. She is well travelled in South Africa, the rest of Africa and abroad. She has managed BSMT Services since 2007 when it registered to open its doors to operations.