Dept of Correctional Services: Learnership Programme 2017 / 2018

Closing Date: 02 June 2017 at 15:45
Duration: 12 Months
Stipend: R3500.00

The DCS is looking for persons from various communities, interests and with appropriate qualifications to enter into a Further Education and Training Certificate in the Corrections Services Learnership (NQF Level 4). The function of these trainees shall be to contribute towards the rehabilitation of offenders through correction and human development in secure, safe and humane detention or under the community-based correctional supervision. English will be used as a medium of instruction.

Basic enlistment requirements

  • South Africans who are in possession of a Grade 12/Standard 10 Certificate; or
  • South Africans who have successfully completed the National Certificate in Vocational Studies (NQF Level 4); or
  • South Africans who have successfully completed a Further Education and Training Certificate NQF (Level 4).

NB:

Candidates with additional qualifications (s) such as  diploma or degree related corrections / penology / criminology shall be given a preference. Unemployed graduates who have completed other post school qualifications relevant to the correctional  services environment are also encouraged to apply. Additioinal qualifications shall not be recognised for the stipend paid or for future remuniration purposes.

Furthermore, applicants must be South Africans who

  1. Are between 21 and 35 years of age;
  2. Have a strong character;
  3. Disclose information and be prepared to undergo personal suitability checks related to their background, citizenship, qualifications and criminal record
  4. Are law-abiding citizens and are without criminal records (particulars of the pending criminal cases must be provided during the selection process).
  5. Are prepared to subject themselves to selection process conducted by DCS.

The FET Certificate In Corrections Services Learnership

The learnership is outcome-based and is intended to contribute towards addressing the skills shortage in South Africa. The Corrections Services Learnership is based on a legally binding agreement between the employer, learner and service provider.

The Learnership Programme shall be presented for a period of one year consisting of:

The learnership comprises of ±30% of work which is theoretical or instructional learning and ±70% which is workplace learning in nature. the portion of the training will also include exposure to the correctional centres.

Theory

A ± 30% intensive instructional learning theory, which is inclusive of firearm, physical and self-defense training, which will take place at designated accredited DCS colleges. Free accommodation, meals, training material, uniform (field wear and tracksuit) shall be provided during this training phase. The obligatory theoretical training strictly requires the learner to be accommodated at the Training College on a full-time basis.

Workplace Training

This is a ± 70% workplace learning phase that shall take place at the Correctional and Social Reintegration Centres/Units. Please note that this will entail duties related to the rehabilitation and provision of security to offenders. During this phase, learners shall continue receiving a stipend. The learners shall be responsible for their own accommodation, meals and transport. No pension fund, housing allowance, housing subsidy, danger allowance, medical aid or overtime shall be paid by the employer during the theoretical as well as during the practical training phases. The learner shall be declared competent after the successful completion of the instructional learning phase, the workplace learning phase, the final submission of the Portfolio of Evidence (POE) and the successful external verification by SASSETA. Any contravention or deviation from the learnership agreement during the twelve months period shall be dealt with by the DCS in accordance with Sections 17 and 18 of the Skills Development Act, 97 of 1998. It should be borne in mind that after succesful completion of the learnership, succesful learners will receive an FET certificate in Correctional Services (NQF Level 4). However, the DCS does not guarantee permanent employment on the completion of the qualification.

How to apply 

Complete the application form in your own handwriting. Please take note that these forms are not for sale. Report any form of corruption to either the Department Investigation Unit Hotline 0800 701 701 or use fax number 012 323 7901.

Specify the learnership post which you are applying for (e.g. DCS Corrections Service Learnership: Gauteng Region: Leeuwkop (Ref E02). The application must be signed by the applicant (neither by a proxy, agent nor representative of the applicant).

Attach certified copies of your certificates and ID that are not older than 3 months.

Neither late, incomplete nor unsigned application forms shall be accepted. Furthermore, no photocopies of completed forms, faxed nor e-mailed applications shall be accepted.

Taking into consideration that you have to provide your own transport and accommodation during your experiential learning, you are therefore advised to apply for learnership enrolment within the Region or Management Area closest to your place of residence. The application forms with the accompanying documents can be hand-delivered or posted to the following addresses:

In the case of Western Cape applications, please use the address of the relevant management area.

Eastern Cape(Mr. Thwani: 043 706 7840)

  1. St. Albans (E01 / 2017)
  2. Amathole (E02 / 2017)
  3. Kirkwood (E03 / 2017)
  4. East London (E04 / 2017)
  5. Sada (E05 / 2017)
  6. Umthatha (E06 / 2017)

Regional Commissioner Eastern Cape, Recruitment Section, Private Bag X9013, East London 5200

Block E Ocean Terrance, Moore Street, Quigney, East London 5200

Free State and Northern Cape(Ms M. Maile: 051 404 0277)

  1. Groenpunt (E07  / 2017)
  2. Grootvlei (E08 / 2017)
  3. Colesburg (E09 / 2017)
  4. Kimberley (E10 / 2017)
  5. Upington (E11 / 2017)
  6. Goedemoed (E12 / 2017)
  7. Bizzah makhate (E13 / 2017)

Regional Commissioner

Free State and Northern Cape, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X20530, Bloemfontein 9300.

103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building

Bloemfontein

9300

Gauteng(012 420 0146, 012 420 0179)

  1. Leeuwkop (E14 / 2017)
  2. Pretoria (E15 / 2017)
  3. Baviaanspoort (E16 / 2017)
  4. Zonderwater (E17 / 2017)
  5. Johannesburg (E18 / 2017)
  6. Boksburg ( E19 / 2017)
  7. Modderbee (E20 / 2017)
  8. Krugersdorp (E21 / 2017)

Regional Commissioner Gauteng, Recruitment Section, P/Bag x393, Pretoria 0001

DSC Pretoria Training Centre, 04 Ketjen Street, Pretoria-West

KwaZulu Natal(Rajashree Moodley: 033 355 7359)

  1. Durban (E022 / 2017)
  2. Kokstad (E23 / 2017)
  3. Pietermaritzburg (E24 / 2017)
  4. Ncome (Ref: E25 / 2017)
  5. Empangeni (E26 / 2017)
  6. Glencoe (E27 / 2017)
  7. Waterval (E28 / 2017)

Regional Commissioner KwaZulu-Natal, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg 3200.

Correctional Services, 01 Eugene Marie Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg 3200

Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West(Eddie Nhlengethwa: 012 306 2025)

  1. Polokwane (E29 / 2017)
  2. Barberton (E30 / 2017)
  3. Bethal (E31 / 2017)
  4. Klerksdorp (E32 / 2017)
  5. Rooigrond (E33 / 2017)
  6. Rustenburg (E34 / 2017)
  7. Thohoyandou (E35 / 2017)
  8. Witbank (E36 / 2017)

Regional Commissioner Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North-West, Recruitment Section, P/Bag X142, Pretoria 0001.

Proes & Paul Kruger Street

198 Masada Building, 9th Floor, Pretoria, 0001

Western Cape(Fezile Ngcanga: 021 550 6078)

  1. West Coast(E37 / 2017)
  2. Drakenstein(E38 / 2017)
  3. Allandale( E39 / 2017)
  4. Brandvlei (E40 / 2017)
  5. Pollsmoor(E41 / 2017)
  6. Goodwood(E42 / 2017)
  7. Southern Cape(E43 / 2017)
  8. Voorberg (E44 / 2017)
  9. Overberg (E45 / 2017)
  10. Breede River(E46 / 2017)

The Regional Commisioner Western Cape, Recruitment Section, P/Bag x1 Edgemead, 7407

Breede River Street, Monte Vista

Head Office(Ms. Rose Sekotlong: 012 305 8591)

  1. Head Office Security (HO 01 / 2017)
  2. Zonderwater College Security (HO 02 / 2017)
  3. Kroonstad College Security(HO 03 / 2017)

Private Bag X136

Pretoria

0001

124 WF Nkomo Street

Poyntons Building

Pretoria

0001

 

Gauteng Dept of Health: Nursing Learnership Programme 2018

CLOSING DATE: 16 May 2016

Applicants are Invited to apply (o study towards the Diploma in Nursing (General Psychiatric Community and Midwifery) Ann Latsky Nursing College • Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College . SG Lourens Nursing College

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a South African citizen, 35 years of age o younger and residing in the Gauteng Province
  • In possession of one of the following school leaving certificates A Senior Certificate, a National Senior Certificate or National Vocational Certificate Primary Health (Level 4).
  • The following subject criteria are required:
    • Senior Certificate: English HG D or SG C, Biology HG D or SG C and an M score of 15
    • National Senior Certificate: English Level 4. Life Sciences Level 4 end an APS of 25 (Life orientation counts half the score)
    • Current Grade 12 learners must meet the National Senior Certificate requirements in their Grade 11 final results.
    • National Vocational Certificate: 50% In Fundamental Subjects (English First Additional Language. Maths/Maths Literacy. Ute Orientation) and 60% in the Vocational Subjects (SA Health Care System. Public Health. The Human Body and Mind and Community Oriented Primary Care)

COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES: • Problem-solving ability • Patience • Love for people • Organisational ability • Leadership ability • Flexibility • A sense of humour • Calmness during a crisis • Communication, numeracy and life skills • Computer literacy • Study skills • Honesty • Compassionate and caring individuals who are prepared and willing to work night duty, weekends and public holidays are Invited to apply for a limited number of Student Nurse posts.

All short-listed candidates will undergo a compulsory assessment and following further shortlisting an interview. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a medical surveillance, including a medical examination and security verification of all documentation.

NOTE: Applicants are required to scan and attach matric certificate/statement of grade 12 results or final Grade 11 report (results)

The Gauteng Department of Health will offer financial assistance to successful students in the form of a bursary on an annual basis until completion of the programme.

How to apply 

APPLICATIONS: Must be submitted website http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED: • To sign a bursary contract in the event that a bursary is awarded • To attend lectures• To be prepared to work shifts, public holidays weekends and nights In the Gauteng Department of Health hospitals and Clinics.

ENQUIRIES: Gauteng Central Selection. tel. (011)644 -8946 or 08600 11000

Dept of Health: Nursing Learnership Programme for 2018

Gauteng Dept of Health: Nursing Learnership Programme 2018

CLOSING DATE: 16 May 2016

Applicants are Invited to apply (o study towards the Diploma in Nursing (General Psychiatric Community and Midwifery) Ann Latsky Nursing College • Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College . SG Lourens Nursing College

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a South African citizen, 35 years of age o younger and residing in the Gauteng Province
  • In possession of one of the following school leaving certificates A Senior Certificate, a National Senior Certificate or National Vocational Certificate Primary Health (Level 4).
  • The following subject criteria are required:
    • Senior Certificate: English HG D or SG C, Biology HG D or SG C and an M score of 15
    • National Senior Certificate: English Level 4. Life Sciences Level 4 end an APS of 25 (Life orientation counts half the score)
    • Current Grade 12 learners must meet the National Senior Certificate requirements in their Grade 11 final results.
    • National Vocational Certificate: 50% In Fundamental Subjects (English First Additional Language. Maths/Maths Literacy. Ute Orientation) and 60% in the Vocational Subjects (SA Health Care System. Public Health. The Human Body and Mind and Community Oriented Primary Care)

COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES: • Problem-solving ability • Patience • Love for people • Organisational ability • Leadership ability • Flexibility • A sense of humour • Calmness during a crisis • Communication, numeracy and life skills • Computer literacy • Study skills • Honesty • Compassionate and caring individuals who are prepared and willing to work night duty, weekends and public holidays are Invited to apply for a limited number of Student Nurse posts.

All short-listed candidates will undergo a compulsory assessment and following further shortlisting an interview. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a medical surveillance, including a medical examination and security verification of all documentation.

NOTE: Applicants are required to scan and attach matric certificate/statement of grade 12 results or final Grade 11 report (results)

The Gauteng Department of Health will offer financial assistance to successful students in the form of a bursary on an annual basis until completion of the programme.

How to apply 

APPLICATIONS: Must be submitted website http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED: • To sign a bursary contract in the event that a bursary is awarded • To attend lectures• To be prepared to work shifts, public holidays weekends and nights In the Gauteng Department of Health hospitals and Clinics.

ENQUIRIES: Gauteng Central Selection. tel. (011)644 -8946 or 08600 11000

Packaging Learnership Programme at SAB

The South African Breweries (SAB) invites applications for 16 Packaging Learnerships at Chamdor Brewery in Krugersdorp. The purpose of this program is to provide unemployed youth with an opportunity to enroll for a National Certificate in Food & Beverage Packaging NQF 3. They will enter into a one-year, fixed term contract with Chamdor Brewery during which they will undergo both on-the-job and off-the-job learning, culminating in a national qualification.

Requirements

  • Matric with Mathematics and English.
  • Diploma in Engineering will be an added advantage
  • No experience required.
  • Self motivated.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interact well in teams
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.

A Learnership is a structured learning programme that combines theoretical training and on-the-job learning in an integrated programme. The theoretical aspects of the learning are entrenched with work-based learning.

Further characteristics of a Learnership are:

  • A Learnership leads to a national qualification registered on the (NQF) Qualification Framework.
  • The qualification is based on SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) registered unit standards.
  • The unit standards are written to reflect value adding skills required in the workplace and contains the outcomes and assessment criteria.
  • Competence is demonstrated in the workplace utilizing a variety of assessment methods and using the assessment criteria as the standard of performance.

How to apply

Applications . Click here to apply online

Pharmacist Assistant Learnership Opportunity at Netcare

Netcare, the largest private hospital network in South Africa, is offering a Basic Pharmacist Assistant Learnership at Greenacres Hospital in the Eastern Cape. Pharmacist assistant learners work closely with a Pharmacist to ensure safe and appropriate medication management.

The Basic Pharmacist Assistant will learn the skills to enable them to be responsible for the provision of medication and supplementary services to patients and members of the healthcare team. The incumbent will also assist in the responsibility for meeting patients needs in a responsible, satisfactory and cost-effective manner.

Upon completion of Learnship successful candidates will be able to register with the South African Pharmacy Council as a Basic Pharmacist Assistant. The position comes with an allowance stipend.

Responsibilities

  • Dispensing of prescriptions in retail and hospital dispensary under supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Picking and charging of ethical replenishments to the wards and theatre.
  • Compounding of mixtures under supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Unpacking of ethical stock orders under supervision of a Pharmacist (S1 – S5).
  • Unpacking of credits and processing of patient credits.
  • Checking and controlling expiry dates of medication in stock (S1 – S5) in designated areas.
  • Assist in surgical store area.
  • Preparation of stock books.
  • Participation in stock take.
  • Working allocated shifts after hours and over weekends

Applicants with the following are encouraged to apply:

  • National Senior Certificate or equivalent NQF 4 Qualification with English and Mathematics
  • Exceptional communication skills, coupled with passion for Pharmacy and enthusiasm for people.

How to apply

Applications close on 03 May 2017. Click here to apply online

Learnership Programme at Anglo American

Anglo American- one of the world’s largest mining companies, is offering Engineering Learnership opportunities in the following disciplines: Fitter and Tuner/ Rigger/MC & I/Millwright /Auto Electrician /Boilermaker/Electrician etc. These learnerships are based at various site in North West Province.

Primary Job Purpose

Provide Learner with the required exposure to institutional learning and workplace experience that will enable them to obtain an Artisan qualification at level 3 – 4 as registered on the NQF, thus meeting the needs and requirements of the Anglo American Platinum “operations”. In addition it provides the relevant information needed to journey this qualification to help ensure that “on – and off the-job training” in apprenticeship is successful for all involved.

Responsibilities

Apprentices are required to adhere to all legislative requirements specified in the Learning agreement.
Responsibility to know what is involved in their trade, to learn and to apply their skills and to serve the employer’s productivity needs to the best of their ability.
Responsibility to take control of their training, to ask questions and seek answers.
Demonstrate ability and competence as per apprenticeship requirements within the scheduled duration of 3 years.
Apprenticeship programme trains and develops workers to meet industry standards for a given trade occupation.
Programs combine progressively challenging tasks, learned and practiced on-the-job and with classroom training.
Requirements

Minimum Grade 12 with Maths and Natural Science or N2 (4 Subjects – Trade specific)
No experience required
Communication in English
Completed engineering assistant phase 1 and phase 2 training
Psychometric assessment
How to apply

Applications close on 05 May 2017. Click here to apply online

Artisan Learnership Opportunities at Kumba Iron Ore

Kumba Iron Ore -Kolomela Mine is offering a limited number of Artisan Learnerships, in the following fields:

• PLATER/WELDER
• ELECTRICIAN
• MILLWRIGHT
• FITTERS
• DIESEL MECHANIC

Requirements

You will need a Grade 12 Certificate and an N2 with 4 relevant subjects. Candidates who have already undergone a TTB (Technical Test Battery) assessment with the outcome matching the trade theory will be considered. Millwright applicants should have an N2 with 5 relevant subjects.

Preference will be given to candidates from the Northern Cape, specifically from the Tsantsabane Municipal Area. Institutional and elective ‘off-the-job’ training will be at Sivos Training Centre, situated in Kathu. On-the-job training will be provided at Kolomela Mine. Further employment will be based on the successful completion of the Learnership, candidate’s performance during the training period and possible manpower requirements per trade.

All Learnerships entail the following:

  • Free medical testing
  • Free Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Free training
  • A monthly allowance.

How to apply

Apply today by submitting a detailed CV, including certified copies of your ID, driver’s licence and the qualifications mentioned in the CV in the Application Box at the Kolomela Mine Walk-in Centre before 5 May 2017 at 12:00. Clearly state which Learnership you wish to apply for and quote reference K720215. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.

Candidates who comply with the requirements will be contacted telephonically, so ensure that you include an active cell phone or landline number at which we can contact you. If a contact number is not provided, your application cannot be considered.

Appointments will be made in line with Employment Equity considerations.

If you have not been contacted within 21 working days of submitting your application, consider your application unsuccessful. However, if your application meets the requirements, it will be considered for the annual intake.

Via- Kumba Iron Ore

Maintenance Learnership at South32

South32 is offering Maintenance Learnerships at Khutala Colliery in Witbank. The purpose of the role is to develop and successfully qualify as an Artisan in various trades, such as Electricians, Fitters, Instrumentation Mechanicians, Auto Electricians, Diesel Mechanics and Boilermakers.

South32 is a resources company built around a single idea: that in a rapidly-changing world, we have an opportunity to make a difference, from the ground up. The roots of South32 are in the Southern Hemisphere, with a head office in Perth and regional hubs in Perth and Johannesburg.

Requirements

  • Serious contenders will have a N3 Technical Certificate / Grade 12 with Mathematics & Science;
  • Valid Code driver’s license will be advantageous;
  • Understanding of safety- rules, regulations and physical coordination skills is essential;
  • Computer skills (MS Office Suite) will be an advantage;
  • Assessments based on the job requirements will form part of the selection process.

Responsibilities

  • A personal motivation for self-improvement together with attitude and commitment towards learning is critical for success in these developmental roles;
  • If you are able to demonstrate work readiness and emotional strength, you may find your career path starting here.

How to apply

Applications close on 19 May 2017. Click here to apply online

Eskom: Artisan Learnership Programme

Skills and Competencies

  • Computer Literacy
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Planning and Organising
  • Ability to apply Maths and Science knowledge

Key Responsibilities

  • Theoretical and practical training
  • Exposure to plant operation and plant checks
  • Technical, electrical equipment and energy conversion process understanding
  • Self-motivation, analytical, cognitive thinking and good communication skills
 Learner Plant Operator (Duvha Power Station)

  • • Grade 12 with Physical Science and Mathematics
    OR
  • • N3 with Engineering Science, Mathematics and English Language

Apply Online for the Eskom Learnership Programme

 Learner Artisan (Duvha Power Station)

  • Grade 12 with Physical Science and Mathematics
    OR
  • N3 with Engineering Science and Mathematics and English language
  • English Language as a second language

Apply Online for the Eskom Learnership Programme

Learner Plant Operator (Lethabo Power Station)

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science
    OR
  • N3 with Mathematics and Engineering Science

Apply Online for the Eskom Learnership Programme

Anglo American: Artisan Learnership Programme

Ref No: NV122/16GS

Disciplines you can apply for:

  • Electrician
  • Auto Electrician
  • Fitter
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Boilermaker (Plater)
  • Rigger

Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of Safety Systems, Regulations and Standards with a high regard to safety and an excellent safety record.
  • Minimum Grade 12 with Pure Maths and Physical Science (Not Maths literacy & Functional Maths) or:
  • N2 Technical qualification with relevant subjects i.e:
Electrician: Maths, Engineering Science, Industrial Electronics, Electrical Theory.
Auto Electrician: Maths, Engineering Science, Industrial Electronics, Motor Electrical Theory/Electrical Trade Theory.
Fitter: Maths, Engineering Science, Engineering Drawing, Fitting & Machining Trade Theory.
Diesel Mechanic: Maths, Engineering Science, Engineering Drawing, Diesel or Motor Trade Theory.
Boilermaker (Plater): Maths , Engineering Science, Plater Theory, Plating and Structural Steel Drawings.
Rigger:  Maths, Engineering Science, Engineering Drawings, Rigger Trade Theory.
  • Minimum Symbol E (40%).
  • A valid K53 provincial driver’s license.
  • Candidates must be able and prepared to undergo a psychometric assessment.
  • Must be in possession of or able to obtain a certificate of fitness.
  • Must be able and willing to work shifts, standby & call outs when required.
  • Be able to cope with pressure, be innovative & a self-starter.
  • Be able to identify faults without supervision.
  • Experience in the Mining Sector will be advantageous.
  • Certified copies of qualifications, driver’s license and ID Document must be attached to all applications.
  • Please indicate which trade you are applying for.
  • Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

The Company offers:

  • Excellent career and personal development opportunities.
  • A culture of continuous learning and innovation.
  • People focused values across the organization.
  • Successful incumbents will be offered a highly competitive, flexible remuneration package.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV together with certified copies of qualifications, driver’s license & ID Document to the HR Offices (Not more than 3 Months Certification). Please indicate the trade you are applying for.

Please note that if you are an employee of New Vaal Colliery the onus is on you to ensure that your Supervisor / Manager are aware of your intent to apply as per normal procedure and good practice.

How To Apply

Apply for the Anglo American Engineering Learnership Programme