Learnerships available is a vocational education and training programme to facilitate the linkage between structured learning and work experience in order to obtain a registered qualification. It combines theory and workplace practice into a qualification that is registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
Do you get paid for learnerships?
Since the cost of learnerships varies across SETAs and types/levels of qualifications, you should contact the relevant SETA for more information. There is a specified minimum learner allowance that must be paid to unemployed learners in a learnership. This is not a salary but covers expenses like travel and meals.
What is the different between learnerships and internships?
Internships are required in some cases for the completion of a qualification, or are used to give graduates workplace exposure to enhance their chances of future employment. The aim and intention of a learnership or internship is learning and development for that learner and intern.
How do you get learnerships?
If unemployed people want to join a learnership they must use the following steps:
Step 1: Decide what skills you want
Step 2: Register as work-seeker
Step 3: Find employers that offer learnerships
Step 4: Draw up a CV
Step 5: Prepare for an interview
Step 6: Keep your details updated
How to register for learnerships?
If employers want to set up a learnership, they should use the following steps:
Step 1: Choose a learnership
Step 2: Apply for a grant
Step 3: Find a guide
Step 4: Choose a training provider
Step 5: Choose learners
Step 6: Sign the learnership agreement
Step 7: Sign employment contracts with unemployed learners