Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fishery Learnerships 2020 – 2021

Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fishery Learnerships

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery offer learnerships, bursaries, and internships, as well as junior land care development programs, skilled training programs and more. With their programs, they aim to educate the youth of South Africa to assist in stabilizing the economy and provide sufficient work for all.

The  Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery is in charge of all sectors referring to agriculture, forestry and fishery in South Africa. It has to certify that all food products are safe for consumption and that there is adequate supply for the demand. It works in close proximity to all sectors under its wings including perishable products, agricultural research, biological products, fisheries, environmental affairs, water affairs and more.

They seek gifted young individuals each year to learn more within their field, to be educated by the best in the business and to grow together, building a stronger nation. If any of the fields below are within your interest and you meet all requirements, you may apply once their learnerships open. Good luck to all candidates!

Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Learnerships Available

This Department has a variety of fields that it offers to talented individuals.

Candidates may look at the following fields and more once applications open:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Food Technology
  • Environmental Health
  • Features Writing
  • Journalism
  • Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Office Management
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Coordination
  • Finance
  • Public Administration
  • Events Management
  • Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Agronomy
  • Plant Productions
  • Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Development Studies
  • Crop Production
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Dairy Products
  • Pasture Science
  • Wildlife Management
  • Animal Production
  • Grassland Science
  • Rural Development

Not what you are looking for? See the full list of Government Learnerships.

Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Learnerships Requirements

Candidates interested in applying for a learnership with this Department once they open will be required to meet all the stipulations as set by the Department. This Department upholds the equity principals as set by Government and offers equal opportunities to all. Candidates may be required to submit their age, race, and gender, along with any disabilities.

Candidates must also have the following:

  • A valid Grade 12 / Martic certification
  • Must be between 18 and 35 years of age
  • You must not have partaken in any other learnership prior to this application
  • Must hold a diploma or degree in the relevant field (where applicable)
  • Proof of residence

Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae with up-to-date contact details and all relevant information. Candidates must also submit a motivational letter and provide references. Candidates must complete the application in full and ensure it is signed.

Please do not submit your original certificates, but only certified copies as documentation will not be returned. Applications that are received after the advertised closing date, are missing documentation or is not signed, will not be taken into consideration.

Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Learnerships Application

Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries learnership applications online can be found yearly on their website as soon as they open. Once they open they will be displayed here under the careers tab. Candidates need to download, print and complete the Z83 application form.

Once applications open, candidates can submit all documentation to the following address:

Director ? General

Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries

Sector Education and Training

Private Bag X 250

Pretoria

0001

For more information on their opportunities, candidates can have a look here.

Please note that the Department has the right to verify all documentation and references. Learnerships provided by this Department usually span over a 12 month period, unless stated otherwise. Only those candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted within three months of the closing date can assume that their application was unsuccessful. Selected candidates may be required to partake in a series of skills tests.

Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fishery Learnerships Closing Date

Candidates should be on the lookout for advertisements in magazines and local newspapers as the Department will be placing advertisements as soon as learnerships open yearly.

Also take a look at our full list of Learnerships in South Africa.

Department of Environmental Affairs Learnerships 2020 -2021

Department of Environmental Affairs Learnerships

Learnerships in this category?ranges from ocean life, wildlife, the air, land and all that our universe consists of.?You will be able to bridge the gap between studies and the workplace, gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience with these Learnerships. The Department of Environmental Affairs is constantly seeking talented young individuals who have a great ambition to make a difference in life.

The South African Government see the youth as the life and future of the country, thus, they offer learnerships to bright minds of the future. They provide equal opportunities, aiding in education, training and skills development within all fields. These learnerships assist in the economy, builds up communities and ensure work for all the people. Most of these are aimed at the scares skills.

Some of these learnerships may even offer successful candidates full-time employment, but it is not guaranteed. If this is your field of interest, keep on reading.

Department of Environmental Affairs Learnerships Available

There are many?learnerships available within all sectors of this department. They are constantly seeking young and energetic candidates to be trained within various scarce fields.

Some career paths may comprise of the following options:

  • Accountancy
  • Journalism
  • Financials
  • Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Media Studies
  • Management
  • Plumbing
  • Water Agents
  • Legal
  • Information Technology
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Procurements
  • Marine Science
  • Town Planning
  • Zoology
  • Oceanography
  • Business Administration
  • Welding
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation
  • Waste management
  • Pollution Management
  • Asset Management
  • Public Administration

Requirements

Candidates who wish to apply for these learnerships must fulfill the requirements, of the department as set out in the application for the field.

These may include the following:

  • All candidates must be a South African Citizen
  • Candidates must hold a valid South African ID document
  • All candidates must comply with the requirements as set out on the application
  • Candidates must hold a Matric with Science and Mathematics
  • Applicants must have great communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with clients and customers
  • You must be passionate about the environment and making a difference
  • Must be unemployed

Candidates must ensure that the application form is filled in completely, signed and all documentation certified?and attached. Candidates must also be willing to enter into a service contract with the Department for a duration up to 36 months. Candidates with a relevant technical knowledge will be seen as an added advantage.

Documentation that has to be attached to your application are as follow:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Grade 12 Results
  • All and any Academic Records
  • Applicants ID documentation

Learnerships Application

Online applications are?not available at present. Applications can be collected at your closest Department of Environmental Affairs, and also returned there once completed. Applicants fill in the form completely, sign it and attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, with all certified copies of documentation as stipulated. For more information on their programs and availability candidates can visit their website.

Applications that are not filled in completely, missing a signature, missing documentation or are received late will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates may deem their application unsuccessful?if they have not heard anything from the department within two months, after closing dates.