Applications open for training programmes

Applications are open for municipal training programmes that can serve as a stepping stone to employment.

Applications for several municipal training programmes are now open.

Applicants, especially unemployed youth aged 18 to 35, are encouraged to apply before February next year.

“These programmes will provide learners with the stepping stone they need to jump-start their careers,” said mayoral committee member for corporate services Theresa Uys.

The Graduate Internship Programme (GIP) is a full or part-time internship programme for graduate students who have completed their qualification at a university of technology and who have a national diploma or degree.

The Skills Programme provides structured practical learning opportunities to applicants with a Grade 9, 10, 11 or national senior certificate.

The Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programme integrates academic learning with its application in the workplace. Applicants must have a National Certificate – N6.

The Infrastructure Skills Development Grant (ISDG) programme prepares engineering and science graduates by giving them exposure in various science and engineering fields, ensuring that they are registered or eligible for registration as professional natural scientists, professional engineers, technologists or technicians. Applicants must have a BSc Eng, BSc Hons, MTech, MSc, PhD, BTech or M.Eng qualification in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering, planning, environmental science, materials science, microbiology, biotechnology, virology, chemical science, chemistry, atmospheric science, hydrogeology, geochemistry or hydrology.

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