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The Team

A Short History Of PBS College

PBS College started in 1982 as a husband and wife team – Pieter & Christine Jordaan. Over the next three decades, they worked tirelessly for the Credit Management Community. They both served on the management committees for the ICM SA, ICM Africa, UICM and ADRA. Both Pieter and Christine are hailed as “South African Icons” in Credit Management.
In the late 1990’s PBS College started branching into General Management Training, and slowly started building a reputation as Leadership Development experts. Their facilitators started being sought after by other major training and education companies, and PBS College were approached by Universities and Technicons to design their course syllabus and write learner and facilitator guides. PBS College was instrumental in many courses offered by UNISA, UJ, Milpark Education and Damelin.

Pieter unexpectedly passed away in 2007, leaving his family, friends, collegues and learners feeling the impact of losing a legend. His wife, Christine, miraculously kept her head high and threw herself into her business and her clients. She pulled in additional facilitators and started broadening the horizons and spectrum of services the company offers.

One of the facilitators she started using more regularly, was her daughter, Christelle Bure. Christelle has built a reputation as a management consultant, with past employers including Ernst & Young, First Rand, SAB, and Computer Associates. Christelle has a passion for Personal Development and Process. By the time she was appointed as a Director with PBS College in 2012, PBS College’s core focus had started shifting to encompass Project Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Risk Management and Leadership Development.

All PBS College courses are based on SAQA Certifications, and every course is aligned to SAQA regulations, and to bring personal development into the life of every working person. Their formal Accreditation is through FASSET, and they proudly became registered as the only FASSET registered college for the 57901 Certificate in Credit Management.

Pieter & Christine at his last graduation.

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Christine Jordaan

PBS College Founder, CEO and Principal

Christine, the Principal of the college, has been managing the college since its inception. She built the college to an internationally recognised institution, offering a wide spectrum of academic as well as skills-based courses, throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Her passion and experience in Credit- and General Management has seen her crowned as an icon in the credit management industry.

Christelle Bure

PBS College Director & Facilitator

Christelle has a passion for people, projects and strategy. She has spent her career as a project and change manager, life-coach, career-coach and personal mastery facilitator. She instils the principles of basic self-love and self-respect and facilitates a constant challenging of the status quo. As an outspoken defender of equal human rights, she ensures both one-on-one sessions, as well as group facilitations are lively, thought provoking and factually informative.

Chris Brownbill

PBS College Facilitator, Assessor & Moderator

Chris has, as his personal objectives:

  • To strive to help people grow, within themselves and in their careers, by imparting my knowledge and experience through interactive and passionate training & facilitation.
  • He believes that life is a journey and learning happens in every interaction, therefore his objective is to make every interaction meaningful and useful.
  • He believes that people “make the company”, so building the best all-rounded, happy and engaged staff compliment is extremely important.

His aim is to play a part in this, by ensuring the best quality training and facilitation that leads to a positive change in behavior.

Lindiwe Ndlovu

PBS College Facilitator

Lindiwe Ndlovu has devoured every course PBS has ever done, and is also busy with her degree through UNISA. During her time with PBS College as a learner, Lindiwe excelled and impressed her Facilitators and her peers with her energy, her clear grasp of financial concepts and her ability to explain complex issues.

PBS College grabbed her with both hands and she started off mentoring her fellow students, and slowly moved into a facilitation role. Lindiwe is a down-to-earth facilitator who works in the Credit Control field every day of her life

Stone Chirwa

PBS College Career Advisor

A career advisor and a sought after speaker who uses an edutainment style to inform and educate his audience. Stone loves spending time with Grade 12’s, guiding them through the maize of decisions around what to study, where to study, applying for bursaries and learnerships, etc. Stone has brought with him a brand new focus area for PBS, and he has increased our value proposition to the market

Stanley Sardinha

PBS College Facilitator

Stanley Sardinha has 25 years experience in the Credit Management industry. He works full time in the Commercial Lending environment, and his learners find tremendous value in his personal experience. Stanley facilitates many of our modules due to the depth of his vast knowledge, and as a facilitator he is calm, thorough and knowledgeable. He has his BTech, Advanced Certificate in Banking, and an Associate diploma from the Institute of Bankers.

Daniel McCabe

PBS College Facilitator

Daniel has been training and lecturing both part time and full time for the last 26 years and is a qualified Assessor and Moderator. Training on all levels of students from level NQF 2 to NQF level 8 (MBA at UKZN) and these skills covered logistics, supply chain, marketing and economics as well as other soft skills. Daniel has thirty five years of diverse Business and Executive experience, including formidable strategic and operational planning knowledge.


Responsible for our beautiful Website

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What sets them apart from other business services and consulting firms is their absolute passion and expertise in this area, their consultants are digital guru’s who stay atop the latest trends, standards and research in this field.


Responsible for our accreditation with SAQA

Fasset is the Finance and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority. 25 Setas were established in March 2000 in terms of the Skills Development Act, to cover all sectors in South Africa, including government. The members of a Seta include employers, trade unions, professional bodies, government departments and bargaining councils, where relevant, from each industrial sector. The Seta Landscape was revised to 23 Setas in 2005 and to 21 Setas in 2010. Click through to www.dhet.gov.za for further information regarding Setas

The Work of Setas

Determine the vision and mission of the Seta
Develop and adapt the sector’s skill strategy
Set strategic targets in line with national policies and priorities, national sectoral priorities and sub-sectoral or chamber priorities.
Enter signed agreements on targets for delivery with chambers or sub-sectors
Approve funding and funding flows
Monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategies and the achievement of targets
Assume accountability in terms of the Skills Development Act, the Skills Development Levies Act, Public Finance Management Act and the SAQA Act
Quality assure education and training providers via an Education and Training Quality Assurance body
Be responsible for Learnerships


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Our Financing Partner

Eduloan is a leading education finance specialist operating in Southern Africa. Committed to making education both affordable and accessible to all individuals looking to further their education.

Since our inception in 1996 we have awarded over 750 000 study loans to the value of more than R4 billion and we continue to help thousands across Africa unlock their true potential.

By making our study finance as affordable as possible, we are ensuring that a large number of individuals who would otherwise not qualify for educational finance now have the means to improve their lives, the lives of their loved ones, and our nation as a whole through education.

The Eduloan vision is to improve people’s lives through financial access to education. We understand the real costs associated with furthering your education and offer study loan solutions that cover not only course fees, but additional expenses such as textbooks, registration fees and technology which includes laptops, tablets and other study equipment that may be associated with your studies. We also offer fund and bursary administration solutions to assist students and bursars alike in effectively managing bursary funds, training funds, CSI funds, cashless payments and class attendance of students and learnership beneficiaries.

As a registered credit provider, Eduloan is fully committed to empowering Southern Africans through our product offering. Eduloan is a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Level 3 contributor.

KB Translation Services

Does all our International Translations for us

KB Translation Services specializes in English to French and French to English translations and also provides high standard translation services at a competitive rate into other main languages, including Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Greek, Polish and Chinese.

Translations are undertaken by their team of highly qualified and experienced translators who translate exclusively from a foreign language (source language) into their mother tongue (target

ICM Africa

Accredits all our Credit Management Courses

The only Credit Management Institute which covers Sub-Sahara Africa. They are affiliated with National Institutes in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.


Association for Debt Recovery Agents

ADRA aspires to be representative of the majority of practitioners within the debt recovery industry and thereby have authority and a common voice when engaging with all stakeholders regarding matters pertinent to the industry. In particular ADRA seeks to interact and lobby with government, regulatory authorities and other representative bodies in ensuring that the best interests and considerations of its members are proactively taken into account in shaping the legislative and regulatory environment in which they operate.