The Professional | Development Academy

The Professional People Development Academy (PPDA)




The Professional People Development Academy (Pty) Ltd, a level 3 BBBEE company and trading as PPDA, is a project management company providing turnkey solutions in the respective specialist field of services.




PPDA was established after the need was identified by industry experts and business leaders to create the capacity and infrastructure for managing large skills development projects such as learnerships, apprenticeships and long term professional development programmes.  Projects range from one to three years which accommodate 1000 – 3000 learners.


The management team consists of highly qualified professionals and industry experts with vast experience and expertise at any given time.



About Us


The company is managed by Adv. Job Moraka who holds a MBA and LLB Law degree and specializes in Human Resource, Legal, and Business Turnaround Strategies. He started his working career at Johannesburg Consolidated Investments (JCI), currently known as Anglo Plats, and has since held numerous senior roles in multi-national organisations. Adv. Moraka specialized in law (full time) for two years before re-joining the corporate world as Corporate Services Executive for Linatex in 2010. With his extensive experience in operating at both strategic and operational levels, Adv.Moraka provides the PPDA Management Team with invaluable knowledge on merger integration, labour relations, business turnaround strategies, environmental law, sustainable development initiatives and training. The PPDA Team consists of highly qualified persons with unparalleled experience in the various specialist fields.