Gravity Training is a leading training provider of commercial work-at-height solutions in South Africa with an international presence in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India. They offer a range of training courses from Fall Arrest to Fall Protection Plan Development.
Fake Health & Safety certificates are a growing problem in South Africa as many people are photoshopping certifications and presenting them to employers.
Hiring unqualified professionals with fake credentials in high-risk construction work that involves heights, heavy machinery, gas, or mining has clear consequences: it puts lives at risk and makes companies liable for accidents.
Paper and PDF certificates are very easy to fake. South African Higher Education Minister says that in 2018, almost a 1000 cases of fake qualifications were reported. In the US, it's estimated that 2 million fake degrees have been sold.
Verifying their authenticity is a slow and manual process, with employers and inspectors having to contact the certificate's issuer to ensure they are valid.
Gravity manually issue thousands of yearly certificates for trainees by uploading certifications on their database, which takes time and resources.
Issue fraud-proof, high-security digital certificates that can be instantly verified.
Automate and digitize the issuance process of thousands of certificates.
Set automated expiration dates on digital certificates.
Impact on Gravity
Inspectors and employers can easily and instantly verify the authenticity and validity of Gravity's certificates, and removing the administrative overhead required by the institution to confirm the authenticity of credentials.
Prevent forgery of Gravity's certificates, and making them highly trusted in the marketplace.
Improve Gravity’s processes and save tremendous amounts of time and money by digitally issuing certificates in bulk. Team members can be redeployed to manage other parts of the organization.
Implement a user-friendly, efficient, future-proof and cost-effective certification solution.