2017:

  • Premiers Service Excellence Awards Innovator of the Year- Mr Neeraj Kessery Manager AIDC Incubation Programmes
  • Premiers Service Excellence Awards 3rd place AIDC Incubation Centre and its Public Private Partnership with Ford Motor Company SA
  • National Skills Authority
    • Gold Award – Best Public Sector Programme
    • Silver Award- Best university Placement Programme

2016:

  • Clean Audit by Auditor General
  • AIDC HR for achieving the SA Board of People Practices (SABPP) award:
  • Best Achiever in HR Risk Management Standard Element
  • Best Achiever in HR Technology Standard Element
  • Provisional Certificate HR Audit
  • AIDC Skills Development & Training winning the award at the 2016 Skills Summit for:- Best Training Partnership Programme.

2014

  • Winners of the Oliver Empowerment Awards: Most Transformed Public Sector Award – 2014
  • Oliver Empowerment Awards: CEO Mr Barlow Manilal a Finalist in the Public Sector Leader Award 2014
  • Chief Financial Officer – Susan van der Merwe Nominated for Top Women Awards Finalist 2014

2013:

  • Winners of the BHP Billiton Skills Development Summit Achiever Award 2013: Best Public Sector Training Institution
  • Vaal University of Technology Merit Award 2013 for consistent attainment of a Standard of Excellence in its participation in and practice of co-operative education
  • Best Business Enterprise Development Organisation Award at the Swiss Summit of Leaders (Awarded by the Europe Business Assembly in Switzerland)
  • Cooperative Education Partnership with Tertiary Institutions
  • Winners of the Logistics Achiever Awards 2013 – Green Sector: LPG Special Projects
  • Barlow Manilal the winner of the Black Business Quarterly (BBQ) Public Sector Visionary Award
  • National Business Awards: Finalists of the Best Government Delivery agency (Top performing parastatal) and the Logistics Award (AIDC Automotive Incubation Centre). Received the Highly Commended Award where AIDC was recognised for consistency in Industrial and Economic Development

2012:

  • National Business Awards: Winners of the Best Government Delivery agency (Top performing parastatal)
  • Barlow nominated for “Lifetime Achievement Award” – National Business Awards. (Winner of the Award was Minister Trevor Manual)
  • Winners of the BHP Billiton Skills Development Summit Achiever Award 2012: Best Transport and Logistics Training Programme (ESDA)

2011:

  • Winners of the BHP Billiton Skills Development Summit Achiever Award 2011: Best Public Sector Training and Development Agency (ESDA)
  • Launch of the first Automotive Incubation facility in South Africa at Silverton, Pretoria

2000 – 2011:

  • Unqualified audits

2010:

  • National Business Awards: Best Government Delivery agency (Top performing parastatal)
  • SA Quality Awards – Finalist Best Small and Medium Company
  • SASCE Awards – Operational Excellence
  • Tshwane Business and Tourism Awards for Excellence in Business

2009:

  • National Winner in the Best Company to Work For – Small Business Category
  • National Business Awards: Best Government Delivery Agency (Top performing parastatal)
  • Impumelo Certificate – Top 300 Empowerment Companies
  • Century International Quality Era Award – Diamond Category, Geneva

2008:

  • Winner of the Automotive Category – “Deloitte Best Company to Work For”
  • International Star of Leadership in Quality Award, Platinum Category, Paris

2007:

  • Winner of the Automotive Category – “Deloitte Best Company to Work For”
  • Winner of the International Quality Crown Award, Gold Category, London
  • AIDC becomes a member of the International Guild of Winners for the Quality Crown Award
  • Impumelo Certificate – Top 300 Empowerment Companies