Butholezwe graduated from the University of Zimbabwe and holds a BSc Honours Degree in Power and Electronics Engineering. He worked at Goldstar Sugars as the lead Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer.
He amalgamated a wide range of skills in Projects Management, Plant Automation, Planned & Preventive Maintenance Programs, Supervision and Work Control of Technical Teams. Butholezwe is also a trained Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Engineer and is a keen watcher of technological trends. Butholezwe is also a member of ZIE (Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers).