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Looking for Learnerships? Use this 2018 weapon!

Did you know not all learnership adverts are legal or real? Do you know you have the right to complain about unfair or prejudicial treatment during recruitment? Welcome to 'LEARNERSHIP YOUTH' our book on a page. LEARNERSHIP YOUTH Scroll around, you have 50 links to important information covering these key areas: Who's in charge of learnerships Why…
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Free State TVET College Contacts

Did you know TVET Colleges offer bursaries and Learnerships? Well they do! Use these contacts to inquire about opportunities. Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges The Department of Higher Education and Training (abbreviated DHET) administers Post-School Education and Training. Post-School Education and Training includes Universities and Private Higher Education Institutions, TVET Colleges and Private Colleges,…
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Energy and Water SETA Qualifications

The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) serves the energy and water sectors. Here's a list of EWSETA qualifications. EWSETA Qualifications Qualifications include the fields of: Civil Engineering Construction Electrical Infrastructure Construction Engineering and Related Design Manufacturing and Assembly Physical Planning Design and Management Physical Sciences Safety in Society EWSETA ensures that…
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Learnership, Internship and Apprenticeship Complaints

Are you a learner or intern experiencing problems with your employer or training provider? Many youth complain about bad contracts and unfair payments, share your issues here. Report your Skills Development Problem Please note that complaints are addressed via email. Allow for a 3 day response time. When we respond we will require that you…
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Leadership Training in South Africa – Does it Deliver?

If the public and media are emphasizing a need for ethical leaders - where is knowledge of ethics taught, distilled and instilled?  Which leadership development providers use the word 'ethics' in their online course descriptions? What should leadership training include? There's no doubt that South Africa is floundering under weak leaders in government and the…
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N1 to N6 Certificate Delays on Repeat?

The problems that led to N-diploma Learners having their certificates delayed in 2016 are likely to reappear for current candidates until DHET includes all stakeholders in the discussions ranging from industry to beneficiaries. What are N - Certificates? Think of them as the occupational training alternative that combines grades 10 - 12 with a post…
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Beware Fake Colleges Fake Qualifications

Prior to enrolment, students MUST verify the credentials of private colleges or institutions by contacting the DHET Call Centre on the number provided below. Fraudulent private higher education colleges Learners who fail to check their providers credentials are asking for trouble. The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has lodged a total of 21 cases…
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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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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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