Explain why You’re Applying in 50 words

Companies want to identify those with the most potential, quickly.  An ability to stand out from the crowd is essential.  Here are ideas to get you started! Nail it in 50 words A great cover letter that's meaningful and relevant to the opportunity you're applying for will help you make a good impression. You don't have…
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Explain why you want this Learnership in 50 words

'Explaining why you want to be on this learnership in 50 words' has become a popular question for applicants. Plan your answers around the following suggestions. Why do you want this Learnership? The recruiter wants you to refer to the qualification and work experience. They are looking for responses defining your specific purpose for applying (no…
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TOP 10 TIPS Writing Cover Letters for Learnerships

A learnership has two key ingredients, an NQF qualification and job related experience. When you apply, organise your information according to this recipe. Learnerships range from 12 - 18 months, earning candidates an industry relevant qualification and work experience to add to their CV.  Motivation and Purpose WHEN YOU APPLY, YOU'RE IN A COMPETITION Your application…
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Looking for Learnerships? Use this!

Do you know not all learnership adverts are legal or real? Do you know applicants have the right to take legal action against unfair or prejudicial treatment during recruitment? 'LEARNERSHIP YOUTH'  is like a book on one page. LEARNERSHIP YOUTH There are 50 links to important information covering these key areas: Who's in charge of learnerships…
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Want a Career as an Electrician?

Electricians are in demand and listed as scarce. This means you stand a good chance of finding work or starting your OWN business. Becoming an Electrician According to the Department of Higher Education and Training, the demand for electricians requires it be labelled a scarce skill. If you have a scarce skill, consider becoming an entrepreneur…
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Internship Cover Letter Sample

Finished school, university, college or any other type of training? Now's your time to look for opportunities. Unless you were a top student and appeared in media, or have a network of established contacts, no one's going to come looking for you!  But that's okay! Nothing stops you from finding and securing opportunities for yourself. Fortunately,…
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The ‘No Experience’ Cover Letter for Learnerships

Cover letters are intended to introduce the wonderful qualities about yourself that will make you a perfect match for the company. This does not always have to include relevant experience.  Cover letters are often pain points for applicants who are unsure what to write.  A pain point is something that can make you uncomfortable and stressed.…
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