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Gauteng Government invites Grade 12/ N3 holders with maths & science to apply for this programme!

GAUTENG SKILLS AND TRAINING FOR SOLAR TECHNICIANS


FACTS ABOUT THE GPG - merSETA

SOLAR INSTALLATION TRAINING PROGRAMME


The training programme will have 2 elements, the first being basic and is for the installation, maintenance and repair of the different aspects related to solar energy, focusing on hybrid SPV systems. The second element is for a more advanced and will be targeted to youth who want to embark on a green economy-related career. It will lead to an energy efficiency audit technician qualification and will require a base level of study, i.e., BTech or equivalent. The qualification is authorised by the sector and is an NQF level 5 qualification.


The duration of the Project and training

The Project will be implemented over a three-year period (36 months), with an intake of 6000 learners. These will not be trained all at once - they will be taken as different cohorts.


The project will provide both theoretical and practical or in-service training. The theoretical part will be between 8-12 weeks to develop technical skills. This will be complemented by a 6-8 months’ work experiential learning, where candidates will be given practical work experience.


Qualification criteria

South African youth (under the age of 35 years) are eligible to apply and are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Applicants must have matriculated in a Gauteng school after 2016. N3+ electrical qualification from a TVET college, and/or technical matric is an added advantage. Ideally, applicants must also have an interest in a career in energy efficiency, electrical work, and the green

economy sector.


The learners will be given a stipend of R4000 for the duration of the training.


APPLICATION PROCESS:

The application process commences on Monday 8 May and will close on 8 June 2023.

Applicants can send their CV, ID copy, copy of qualification certificates, and proof of residence to:


Email address: GCRA.wfd@gauteng.gov.za

OR

Dial USSD *134*47472# ZERO RATED (Free of Charge)

OR

Mobi site: SAyouth.mobi



SKILLS AND TRAINING FOR SOLAR TECHNICIANS -


REQUIREMENTS

- South African residents

+ Youth (under 35 years) - Matriculated in Gauteng school after 2016

+ A matric qualification,

+ N3 + electrical qualification from TVET colleges, and/or technical matric is an added advantage

+ Interest in a career in energy efficiency


APPLICATIONS OPEN ON MONDAY, 8 MAY 2023, AND CLOSE ON THURSDAY, 8 JUNE 2023.


APPLICATIONS TO BE SENT TO:

GCRA.wfd@gauteng.gov.za

OR

Dial USSD *134*47472# ZERO RATED (Free of Charge)





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