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Easy Steps To Getting A Bursary At Northern Cape Rural TVET College

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:29

Northern Cape Rural TVET College lets you explore career opportunities in a wide variety of industries. With multiple locations around the Northern Cape, opportunities are closer than you think

Article Category: Bursaries 2020Easy Steps to getting a Bursary At Northern Cape Rural TVET College

You will need the following documents:

  • Your South African ID and
  • Latest Academic Results
  • IDs of parents and/or guardian (or death certificate where applicable)
  • IDs of each person living with you in your home
  • Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice (not older than three months)

Select your preferred method of application:

Apply online here.


Apply at the college by downloading and completing this consent form and the campus application from which you'll receive at campus and hand delivering it to the nearest campus.

Note: The consent form must be complete with your parent/guardian’s signatures.

If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A and fill it in.



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Learner Electro Mechanic Programme At SASOL

Be a part of shaping the future. Be a part of excellence. Be a part of one of the leading international integrated energy and chemical companies in South Africa by joining the Sasol Learner Electromechanic.

SASOL Learnership Programme

Closing date: 31 January 2020

Operating entity:   Sasol Mining              

Geographical area:  Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa ; Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa

We looking for enthusiastic, determined and technically-minded young employees to participate in our Learner Electro Mechanic programme. 

The programme is carried out in Secunda and Sasolburg.  We will train, develop and assist you in becoming a qualified Electro Mechanic. 

In line with our commitment to employment equity and our specific focus on gender diversity in the operational environment, we welcome female candidates to apply.


  • Full commitment and participation on the training programme
  • Be prepared to work underground
  • A positive attitude
  • Meet all passing standards on both theory and practical test
  • Obtain a EM Trade Certificate upon the completion of your practical training.


  • A complete Grade 12 / N3 with:
  • Mathematics or Grade 12 ( E Symbol / 40%) or N3 Certificate with pure mathematics (E Symbol / 40%) not Mathematic Literacy.
  • Physical Science / Engineering Science on Grade 12 / N3 level >40%
  • English / Business English (pass)
  • Commitment to complet and excel on the training programme.


Opportunity Closing Date: Friday, January 31, 2020Opportunity is closing in 6 daysOpportunities Offered By : SASOLArticle Category: Learnerships 2020Tags: sasolskillstraininglearninglearnershipsasol careerspuff and passOpportunity available in: Free State / Mpumalanga

Northern Cape Rural TVET College Registration Now Open

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 10:10

Northern Cape TVET College offers a variety of courses, both full-time and part-time. There are five campuses. They provide student support services such as career guidance, leadership development, sport, job placement, learnerships and counselling to all students at all campuses. All students are encouraged to apply for NSFAS funding. Assistance is provided to students when applying for bursaries.

Article Category: FET Colleges - PublicRegister for 2020 At Northern Cape TVET College

Great news! You can now pre-register online for 2020. By doing so you can cut down on the waiting time on registration day.


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How To Apply For Jobs At Clicks Stores

Clicks Group is leading the way in healthcare and beauty with unlimited opportunities for people with passion! This is how to apply for jobs at Clicks.

How To Apply For Jobs At Clicks Stores

Clicks offers exciting and challenging opportunities for people who want to grow professionally while fulfilling their passion for retail, healthcare and beauty excellence.

If you are looking for an opportunity at one of Clicks stores, you can follow the below steps to apply. It’s simply.

  1. Visit the Clicks career site
  2. Log In/Register your CV
    • If you already have an account you can login and start applying! If you do not have an account, you’ll need to sign up. This should be a quick and easy process:
    • Fill out your Personal Details, Vacancy Details, Contact Details, etc.
    • Attach your CV/Resume
    • Review information
    • Submit
  3. Apply!
  4. Complete Application Form
    • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an application form and to provide consent that their experience, qualifications, criminal and credit records may be verified.

You may also register your CV on the online recruitment system at any time and set up job alerts to ensure that you hear about new positions as they become available. Click here to register your CV.

To work at a Clicks store you will need the following:

  • A South African ID
  • Be able to work retail hours, including weekends and Public Holidays
  • A minimum qualification of Grade 12 (or equivalent)
  • Clicks Group reserves the right to conduct Employee Verification Checks, including but not limited to Criminal and Credit Checks

If you haven't heard back within 30 days, your application was unsuccessful.

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Clicks Learner Basic Opportunity

Do you want to work and obtain a qualification at the same time? Are you passionate about healthcare and delivering superior patient care? Clicks has an exciting opportunity available to complete a Learnership Programme to qualify as a Pharmacist Assistant.

Learnership Opportunity

The position reports to the Pharmacy Manager.

Learnership Programme:

Successfully complete a National Certificate: Pharmacy Assistance Learnership Programme (Learner Basic Pharmacist Assistant) and a Further Education and Training Certificate: Pharmacist Assistance (Learner Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant) through the accredited Pharmacy Healthcare Academy

A structured learning programme that consists of a theoretical and practical component and that leads to a qualification that is registered on the National Qualification Framework (NQF)


The qualification requirements of LB should be as follows:

(Essential)- Matric with the following subjects and pass rates:

  • Mathematics with a pass rate of 50% or higher OR Math Literacy with a pass rate of 60% or higher
  • English as first or second language with a pass rate of 50% or higher
  • Life Science or Physical Science with a pass
PagesOpportunity Closing Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020Opportunity is closing in 3 daysOpportunities Offered By : ClicksArticle Category: Learnerships 2020Tags: clickspharmacylearnershipskillstrainingyouthpuff and passpharmacy learnerstudent skillsneed workmatric studentOpportunity available in: Eastern Cape / Free State / Gauteng / KwaZulu-Natal / Limpopo / Mpumalanga / North West / Northern Cape / Western Cape

merSETA is looking for X2 Client Liason Admins and X1 Client Liason Officers

The merSETA is the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Education and Training Authority established through the Skills Development Act. This SETA encompasses the metal and engineering, auto manufacturing, motor retail, tyre manufacturing and plastics industries.

They have excellent opportunities for the following professionals to join Client Services Division.


Salary Level (Min. to Mid): R271 177.00 – R319 989.00 ctc pa

Job Summary:

The Client Liaison Administrator will provides comprehensive administration, secretarial support and coordination services to the regional office, central administration and regional stakeholders so as to ensure that training and development initiatives in the region are appropriately facilitated.

Opportunity Closing Date: 31 January 2020



Salary Level (Min. to Mid): R458 553 – R541 092 pa

Job Summary:

To facilitate and implement the merSETA Client Services strategy to ensure that a high level of client satisfaction is achieved, as well as to increase and improve the level of training and access to training in order to promote skills development and to redress imbalances.

Opportunity Closing Date: 31 January 2020


Opportunity Closing Date: Friday, January 31, 2020Opportunities Offered By : merSetaArticle Category: CareersTags: jobs 2020jobs in south africajobs in cape townclient liason jobsclient jobsVacanciescareerscareer opportunitiescareer jobsclient liason officerclient liason administratorjobs in gautengjobs in KZN

Bursary 2020 Opportunity With Robben Island Museum

Applications for RIM bursaries are now open to South African graduates and under graduates. The bursary is open to South African graduates who have applied independently to a South African University for the 2020 academic year.


Robben Island (RI) is described as the “University of Life” for it is here where strategies for a future society based on tolerance; respect and non-racialism were
nurtured and implemented by political prisoners.

The emphasis on education, debate and lifelong learning is testimony to the fight for justice.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • The bursary is open to successful applicants who are registered to study accredited courses related to Museums and Heritage studies, Social Science, History or Oral History and Heritage.
  • The bursary is limited to R33,000, per successful applicant, to partially cover tuition fees and if necessary books and academic resources.
  • Successful applicants will be required to do an Internship and Research programme at RIM Public Heritage Education Department (RIM PHED).
  • Successful applicants will be required to participate and offer assistance in various RIM programmes.
PagesOpportunity Closing Date: Friday, February 28, 2020Opportunity is closing in 34 daysOpportunities Offered By : Robben Island MuseumArticle Category: Bursaries 2020Tags: puff and passRobbenislandmuseumbursarystudyuniversitystudentsundergraduateOpportunity available in: Western Cape

Brilliant Minds Graduate Internship At Coronation

The Coronation Brilliant Minds Graduate Programme is introducing fantastic opportunities for six newly qualified graduates to start a career in Asset Management for 2020.

Brilliant Minds Graduate Intern (X6)

Although not a rotational programme, this 2 year opportunity offers development opportunities through a variety of assignments, training and study opportunities.

On top of a competitive starting salary and other benefits, you will have the ability to deepen your knowledge through structured learning and contributing to business projects.

All the while, you’ll be supported by a direct supervisor and a ‘buddy’ to provide guidance and constructive feedback, as well as an excellent mentorship programme.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Risk and Compliance – B. Acc (Hons), B.Bus.Sci Law or B.Com. LLB
  • Marketing - Marketing related Bachelor’s degree
  • Client Reporting - Finance related Bachelor’s degree
PagesOpportunity Closing Date: Friday, January 31, 2020Opportunity is closing in 6 daysOpportunities Offered By : CoronationArticle Category: GraduatesTags: university student seeking jobcoronationgraduate workcareers in asset managementpuff and passOpportunity available in: Western Cape

Leisure Travel and Retail Learnership 2020

Do you have Matric? Over and above your qualification requirements, candidates will strive to integrate into the Flight Centre Travel Group Culture of providing a seamless, fully-integrated travel experience whilst ensuring 100% customer service, in an effort to promote themselves for possible permanent employment

Learnership 2020

The Learnership Candidate will earnestly undertake all learning and tasks provided in order to obtain the stipulated NQF qualification.

Candidates will capitilise on every opportunity presented, learn from every activity and in so doing gain much desired work experience.

Primary duties and responsibilities (KRAs)

  • Actively engage and participate in all activities
  • Submit all activities and tasks timeously
  • Earnestly prepare for all assessments
  • Learn from all job-shadowing opportunities
  • Manage stipend effectively to ensure transport to work is prioritised
  • Operate successfully  in a retail-based environment driven by meeting and superseding targets
  • Embrace company philosophies
  • Adhere to all company policies

Education and qualification:

  • Matric Certificate
PagesOpportunity Closing Date: Friday, January 31, 2020Opportunity is closing in 6 daysOpportunities Offered By : Flight CentreArticle Category: Learnerships 2020Tags: puff n passlearnership2020travel and leisurematric studentstourismOpportunity available in: Gauteng

Optimi College (Pty) Ltd T/A College SA

Registration Number: 2009/FE07/099

College SA offers Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to thousands of adult students across South Africa.

Our courses cover a wide range of fields of interest and include programmes that are accredited by national and international bodies.

Courses Offered: 
  • National Certificate: Engineering Studies (N1, N2 & N3)
Type of Institution: Private CollegeQualification Types: National CertificateInstitution Location: Western Cape

NSFAS Is Open, Says Minister Nzimande

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 19:55Author: Alan Hammond

Minister responsible for Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande has said that NSFAS is not closed to new applicants who are accepted to universities this year.


Article Category: Bursaries 2020

While the main application period for NSFAS funding for the 2020 academic year closed at the end of November 2019, applicants for TVET Colleges in 2020 have had no problems applying for NSFAS funding. Now Minister Blade Nzimande has said that qualifying university students can also apply for NSFAS funding.

"I have received requests from a number of young people to re-open the NSFAS applications to allow them to access institutions of higher education and training.

I wish to indicate that the NSFAS process is not closed to those students who will be accepted at universities and colleges who might not have applied for NSFAS assistance. As soon as universities and colleges bring these to our attention, these students will benefit from NSFAS if they qualify. There is already a process in place to manage this between institutions and NSFAS to ensure that late applicants that have been accepted for registered places can access funding if they qualify".

The demand to reopen NSFAS applications was one of 15 demands made by the SRCs organisation, SAUS. 

The Minister was speaking at a press conference on Thursday 23rd January 2020 at the Department of Science and Innovation, CSIR, Brummeria, Pretoria.

The Minister's Full Statement Is On The Department's Website



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NSFAS Funding for TVET Students in 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 19:35Author: Alan Hammond

Funding arrangements for TVET College students on NSFAS funding have been announced.

Article Category: Bursaries 2020

Since 2018 TVET students with a joint family income of R350 000 are also financially eligible for bursary funding. 95% of poor and disadvantaged students who register at TVET colleges are found to be eligible for NSFAS funding.

All qualifying students will receive two types of allowances to help them succeed in their studies, namely, accommodation and personal care, or travel and personal care.

Students who stay in college accommodation receive thirty-three thousand (R33 000) per annum, whilst those in private accommodation are funded in three categories, urban twenty five thousand two hundred (R25 200); peri-urban eighteen thousand nine hundred (R18 900) and rural fifteen thousand seven hundred and fifty (R15 750).

Travel allowances are provided at seven thousand three hundred and fifty (R7 350) per annum and the personal care allowance two thousand nine hundred (R2 900) per annum.

It is very important that TVET students using private accommodation ensure that, before they sign contractual agreements with landlords, they satisfy themselves with the quality of the physical accommodation as well as any services that they will be paying for.

It must be noted that despite the difficult fiscal situation, and the many social demands requiring support, government has been able to maintain the levels of support to students originally committed for 2018 onwards.

I think you will agree with me that the subsidized funding being provided through the DHET bursary scheme is generous. I urge students to make the best possible use of the support being provided to focus on their studies, and to access all other forms of academic and other support available at our public institutions.

To those who are fortunate enough to access universities and TVET colleges, we want you to succeed and graduate and committed to making sure that this funding is able to assist you to do this.

Students on the new bursary scheme are required to sign agreements with NSFAS which also signal their commitment to and understanding of the requirements of the scheme.

They receive a maximum of the minimum qualification time plus one year of funding on the fully-subsidised scheme.


In relation to the TVET sector, a total of 90 157 online applications were received by NSFAS from TVET college students as at 15 December 2019.

For the remainder, the 2020 walk-in application process commenced on 9 January 2020 and will close on 31 January.

The aim is to minimize and finally eliminate walk-ins over the next 3 years.

In addressing the capacity constraints to capture bursary applications in colleges, NSFAS has contracted the services of Metrofile. In this arrangement Metrofile will capture the forms completed by students and verified by the college, and will be forward to NSFAS.

Based on this new process for capturing student application forms NSFAS will provide a funding decision within 10 working days upon receiving complete and valid new applications.

Despite the achievement of the relative stability within NSFAS, pressing challenges remain. The administrative capacity of TVET colleges, coupled with the neglect of this sector within NSFAS, compelled the introduction of a cellphone activated NSFAS Wallet.

Initially this measure was aimed at only 6 colleges but quickly ballooned to 26 colleges, significantly increasing costs to NSFAS. Sufficient progress had been achieved to move the entire TVET student allowances, to direct payments into bank accounts by the commencement of the 2020 academic year.

This funding has been ring-fenced, and is over and above the funding for the planned enrolments into the various programmes. Furthermore, colleges will claim the 20% tuition fees and allowances from NSFAS for these students.

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Cash Payments To NSFAS Students Will Continue

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 19:12Author: Alan Hammond

Minister Blade Nzimande has announced how much will be paid out in allowances to NSFAS funded students this year - and also answered the question on whether applications for NSFAS funding would be opened again. 

This year over 375 000 students in universities benefited from the NSFAS scheme and of those over 217 000 are on the new fully subsidised funding and won't have to pay back their bursaries.

Article Category: Bursaries 2020

NSFAS-funded students now know how much they will be receiving for their living allowances, learning material allowances and also 'incidental allowance'.

All NSFAS students receive the benefit of full payment of their academic fees. This amoung is paid to their university or TVET College.

For this year NSFAS will continue the practice of paying the 'book allowance', or learning materials allowance as it is more accurately known, in cash to students.  This will be an amount of  R5 200 per student for the year. This amount is paid in cash to students to allow for student choice in determining their needs;

Students in university owned and managed catering residences receive support for the full residence cost including catering (this amount is paid directly to the institution), as well as the incidental allowance; In 2020 the incidental allowance will be R290 per month for the ten months of the academic year.

For other students, the incidental allowance is incorporated into the living allowance; Students in university owned and managed self-catering residences receive support for the full residence cost (paid directly to the institution) and receive the living allowance, which is R1500 per month for the ten months of the academic year;

Students living in accredited off-campus accommodation, that is, the accommodation that has been formally accredited by the institution, receive the cost of accommodation plus the living allowance. It is assumed that transport is included in the cost of accommodation, as is the practice in most institutions. A lease agreement is a necessary pre-condition for receiving this funding;   

Students living in non-accredited accommodation, which could include a family home, the home of a relative or any other form of accommodation that is not formally accredited, receive the living allowance (R1500) and a transport allowance (R750 per month in 2020). These students can make their own decisions about how to best utilise the allowances.

Distance university students qualify for tuition fees and the learning materials allowance only. However, distance students studying an equivalent full-time course load of a contact student also qualify for the incidental allowance. This requires a student to be registered for a minimum of ten courses in one academic year.


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How To Appeal A NSFAS Rejection?

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 15:22

Students whose 2020 applications for NSFAS Funding were unsuccessful should submit their appeals directly to NSFAS through the MyNSFAS portal.

Article Category: Grade 12

Follow these steps to appeal your NSFAS rejection:

  1. Log into your MyNSFAS account by clicking here.
  2. Click the Track Funding Progress option.
  3. Check the application progress tabs.
  4. If your application status reflects that it is unsuccessful, then you may submit an appeal by clicking on the Submit Appeal tab.
  5. Once you are on the Application Appeal page, you'll be able to see the reason for your unsuccessful application status.
  6. Write a motivational letter stating the reasons why you are appealing your application status.
  7. Your motivational letter must not exceed 1000 characters (words including spaces).
  8. Upload certified supporting documents to support your motivation. A maximum of 5 documents.
  9. Click Submit Appeal.
  10. You will be able to track the progress of your appeal via your MyNSFAS account.

Good luck with your appeal.

Apply Now For Distance Learning Through False Bay College

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 13:50

False Bay College aims to be the leading TVET College in the country. Their mission is to empower their students to become assets to society and have lifelong access to education. They offer various courses as well as E-Learning, Funded Programmes and Learnerships.

Article Category: Course Info

Applications for Business, Educare and Engineering programmes are open via Distance Learning at False Bay College.

Course Information:

  • Two tests are written in week 4 and 8 of each trimester and an external exam is written at the end of each trimester.
  • Students must complete 4 subjects to finish each certificate (i.e. N1).
  • Students must pass a total of 12 subjects to be awarded an N3 certificate (N1 – N3).4. Students must pass a total of 8 subjects to be awarded an N2 certificate. 5. Students must do a practical of 18 months – 2 years to qualify to do a trade test.

How will the curriculum be delivered?

  • Learning material will be available in the college learning managment system. Students can choose between e-books or hard copy textbooks.
  • An orientation session will take place at the beginning of each semester and trimester. 
  • A lecturer will be appointed to assist with subject matter enquiries.  
  • You will need to be computer literate and have access to a computer and the internet to access online learning material on the college Learning Management System and from the web.
  • You must have a valid e-mail address.
  • A semester or trimester mark will be generated from tests and assignments.
  • Exams are set national by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Click here to apply or to find out more information.

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Closing Dates At Unisa Extended

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:26

Registration closing dates are slowly approaching. Please ensure that you register before it is too late. 

Article Category: Course Info

Unisa just announced that the closing date for first semester registrations and minimum payments has been extended to 1 February 2020.


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Take the guesswork out of choosing your own career with Boston City Campus!

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:08

Boston’s Career Compass is a career guidance tool which will guide you towards the industry and job which is just right for you.

Article Category: Course InfoTake the guesswork out of choosing your own career!

Have you done enough research to choose the study path which is best for YOU? The one which will give you a career you’ll love?

Boston’s Career Compass is a career guidance tool which will guide you towards the industry and job which is just right for you.

Make an appointment at your closest Boston Support Centre today – or just walk in.

Complete the questionnaire – it’s free – and walk away knowing the career options which are most suited to you.

So call your nearest Boston City Campus Support Centre (there are 45, nationwide) to make an appointment, or just walk in and tell us you’d like to complete the Career Compass questionnaire.  It’s free, so you have nothing to lose – and so much to gain!


#HereToHelp #Education #MyFuture

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Student Loans: Everything You Need To Know About Repayments

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:21

What is a Student Loan? A student loan is borrowed money that is repaid over the time once a student has completed their studies and starts a job. In addition to repaying the amount loaned, most loans also require an additional fee called interest. A student loan is used to pay for college or university costs.

Article Category: Finance

Repaying a student loan can often times put you on the back foot before you’ve even stepped through the door of your first job.

How do I make repayments?

Once you are ready to start paying off your loan, you’ll be responsible for sending out monthly payments to the company or institute that  you have taken out a load with.

You should have received all the banking details of the loan servicer upon approval, however if you don’t know where to send a payment, check with your college or universities financial aid office.  You can then contact your loan servicers directly.

Tips to prepare for student loan payments:

  • Use the grace period to research student loan repayment options and decide which option you would like to use
  • Never miss one payment or this will set everything back
  • Create a budget 
  • Prioritize paying off student loans
  • Communicate with your loan servicer
  • Set up automatic debit payments so that the hassle is out of your hands every month
  • Avoid student loan default at all cost
  • Give yourself a target to shoot for and set a date by when you would like to be finished with the loan

When must I begin repaying my student loans?

Most student loans have a few months grace period, which means you won’t have to start making payments until after you graduate and find a job. The grace period is meant to give you a chance to find a job and begin earning an income so enable you to pay off the loan made.

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Two Days Left For The Minister Of Higher Education To Respond To Demands By Students

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 08:26

South African Union of Students also known as SAUS says the Minister of Higher Education has 2 days left to respond to the demands of students. They are representative of all Student Representative Councils across the country.

Article Category: News

The South African Union of Students is giving the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Dr Bonginkosi Blade Nzimande seven working days to respond to the following list of demands;

1. Allocation of debt relief fund for clearance of student debts and all students with historical debts must be allowed to register.

2. Students must be given their academic records and certificates despite them owing universities.

3. Post-graduate students and B-Techs must be allowed to register. We are demanding postgraduate funding.

4. Correct accreditation process for private accommodation.

5. Free registration for vulnerable, poor and missing middle students.

6. Re- opening of NSFAS applications for new students and walk inns.

7. We demand revision of DHET bursary guidelines to include submissions made by SRC Presidents last year especially on off campus students allowances and free sanitary towels for womxm students.

8. Increase of enrollment quotas amidst the high pass matric rate of 83.1 %.

9. A clear implementation plan for student Mental health, safety and security in campuses.

10. We demand the inclusion of UNISA in all allowances.

11. DHET must address the shortage of student accommodation, decaying infrastructure for teaching and learning.

12. Expedite the NSFAS appeals process and elimination of n+1 and reinstatement of n+2 rule.

13. Food security for hungry poor students who are unfunded.

14. Improving the central application process and redesign the CACH to avoid excluding students.

15. Fees must fall in all universities that increased fees without consultation with the SRC.

The union has said they they are ready for anything if the above demands are not attended as a matter of urgency.


This image was taken off the SAUS Facebook page.

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Learner Fire Fighters

Are you interested in working as a Learner Fire Fighter? Recruitment is happening now and if you are over 18 with grade 12 you could be eligible - but you have to pass the physical tests first.

Learner Fire Fighter positions are available now with the City of Cape Town.  The fire fighters will be employed by the Fire and Rescue Service department at a basic salary of R163 948 pa. The reference number for this position is aa 1/20.


PagesOpportunity Closing Date: Friday, February 14, 2020Opportunity is closing in 22 daysOpportunities Offered By : City of Cape TownArticle Category: TraineeshipsTags: Fire Fighterlearnershippuff and passFirefightingApply for firefighterFiremanrescueOpportunity available in: Western Cape