Know This Western Cape Government Learnerships 2020 Programme Well Before Plunging Into Learnership’s Practical Worlds
Western Cape Government has recently held a series of learnership programmes to improve on people’s basic verbal and numeric skills. In this programme, learners are valued based on their achieved skill points, making Western Cape Government’s learnership programme highly practical in nature.
These practical skill teachings provided by the Western Cape Government through classroom teachings and on-the-job training are then contributing to each learner’s work qualifications. In this case, learners will get their Western Cape Government’s learnership qualifications registered in the National Qualification Framework.
Western Cape Government’s Learnership Programme’s Projects
Western Cape Government has a set of different available learnership programmes for youths and people in general. Below are further explanations on the Western Cape Government learnership programme’s projects along with their most compatible people categories and main tasks:
- Young-aged people should apply for either The Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) Project or The National Youth Service Programme, especially if they’re unemployed as those two projects are meant to enhance their working opportunities in public sectors and technical trades-related industries respectively.
- Other than previously-mentioned The National Youth Service Programme, The Siyenyuka Contractor Enhancement Programme is also a compatible learnership programme by the Western Cape Government to accommodate learners who are interested in working in craftmanship-based jobs.
- Another great learnership alternative from the Western Cape Government is The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) that has 21 different sectors responsible for providing education and training accesses to people of any ages in South Africa.
- Unemployed productive-aged people (between 16-35) should aim for The Expanded Public Works Programme as this learnership programme will give learners temporary jobs aside from developing their working capabilities.
- The Year Beyond programme is an interesting Western Cape Government-originated program that will engage education volunteers from all over the world to teach primary and secondary school students in terms of mathematical, technological, and language skills for at least 1 year.
How to Apply for Western Cape Government’s Learnership Programme
Generally, to be eligible to apply for any Western Cape Government’s learnership programme, people should possess these following criteria:
- Be at least 18 years old. While there are schemes that have a 16-year old minimum age requirement, those whose age is 18 years old or above have more options in exploring their favored learnership choices.
- Have at least Grade 10 certificate.
- Be residing in the Western Cape.
- Previously disadvantaged people and those coming from lower-middle economic backgrounds are usually given the first priority.
Nevertheless, different learnership programmes have different specific criteria. For more information regarding these specific criteria, along with the online portal for registering on the Western Cape Government’s learnership programmes, please refer to the official Western Cape Government’s home page.
Western Cape Government’s Learnership Programme’s Opening and Closing Deadlines on 2020
Western Cape Government opens up new learnership opportunities every year. Each programme has its own important opening and closing dates. Hence, interested applicants should refer to the official home page of the Western Cape Government to get the most updated news on each programme’s deadlines.
Western Cape Government’s Learnership Programme-Related Contacts
In cases where further questions arise, learner candidates should contact these following email, telephone number, and fax:
- Email: [email protected]
- Telephone Number: 079 769 1207
- Fax: 021 483 7216
Source: Western Cape Government; Writer: Larxsati; Editor: Melisa; Image: westerncape.gov.za.