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Apply for Banking Learnerships

Want a career in banking and micro-finance? Two banking learnerships are available, Banking Service Advisor if you have matric and Management Development for tertiary graduates. Closing date for applications is 31 August 2017 Two Great Opportunities - Prepare Carefully These ads provide clear instructions to candidates about what they must do to impress recruiters. Note…
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Unlawful BANKSETA Learnership Recruitment Adverts

After complaints that a BANKSETA learnership ad omitting stipend and proper career info was unfair, not pro-poor and against the best interests of the public - the ad was swiftly removed and replaced by Kelly Recruitment. Kelly apologised - BANKSETA didn't. BANKSETA Fails to Account for Unlawful Recruitment Practices ARRESTED SKILLS DEVELOPMENT BANKSETA indiscriminantly uses…
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TVET’s Late Results and Bursaries to Study in Russia

After reading a comment indicating how the lack of FET college results was limiting a student's ability to make career decisions and plan her actions, I took a look at the DHET website for clarification and stumbled across an invitation to study in Russia. Do you Trust Your FET College? Government has increased the FET budget…
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Wow! How did CATHSSETA get it together? Funding!

Score to CATHSSETA! Their funding allocations and types of learning interventions being funded in 2017 has grown. Now why don't more SETAs think like this? hey-hey MICT SETA?! CATHSSETA Smarts If every SETA set higher goals as opposed to reducing them over time, we'd slice through economic and social inequalities effectively. CATHSSETA Learning Programme opportunities…
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MICTSETA Funding Reduction – Less Cents or Less Sense?

In 2016 MICT SETA funded 350 bursaries and 3000 Learnerships for Advertising, Information Technology, Telecommunications and Media. In 2017 they fund a total of 2159 interventions scattered over limited Learnerships, Internships and Bursaries. MICT SETA Learning Programme opportunities for 2017 In 2016 I thought their targets were low, I'm pretty incredulous with the 2017 goals. It's…
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BANKSETA expands funding

Want a career in the fascinating and complex world of banking? BANKSETA issues funding based on scarce skills. Scarce skills are linked to qualifications. Study for a qualification that allows you to fill positions that are scarce. BANKSETA Funding in 2017 In 2016 BANKSETA only funded 1740 interventions. In 2017 they will fund 3759 interventions. Included are…
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AGRISETA Funding in 2017

This post lists AGRISETA funded opportunities in 2017 and compares them with those offered in 2016. Awesome news is that the number of interventions has increased. Careers in Agriculture If you're a potential learner you should know the following: Training providers will compete for funding to deliver these programmes. Programmes may or may not be…
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Student Fees and Funding for the Poor

It may be that #FeesMustFall has stimulated creativity and urgency from the DHET ministry. What happens with student debt? Will higher education be free? Expanding Access to Student Funding The Minister says that they have expanded access to the poor through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). During the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, government…
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Blade’s Tips: Tertiary Dreams, Finance and Scarce Skills

Advice from Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande about study, work and funding opportunities for Matrics (12 January 2017). Identify scarce skills in order to find funding and learning opportunities. Study, Career and Funding Options are Based Upon Scarce and Critical Skills Matrics who have not succeeded, should rewrite their examinations or pursue…
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2017 Wholesale and Retail SETA Bursaries closing date 20 January

Have you been accepted at university or college but can't pay? This is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue a career in the wholesale and retail sector. This includes professionals in finance and HR. Apply for W&R SETA Bursaries The Wholesale and Retail SETA (W&RSETA) is offering bursaries to learners/students who have been…
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