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General Forestry Learnership for matriculants with Maths & Life/Physical Science at SAFCOL



SAFCOL invites unemployed youth (18 — 35 years of age) who wish to pursue a career in Forestry to apply for a 10 month General Forestry Learnership Programme. Successful applicants will participate in a formal and structured one-year Learnership Programme (NQF Level 3), which will consist of accredited theoretical and practical training.

Upon successful completion of the learnership, learners will receive a nationally recognized qualification (General Education and Training Certificate in Forestry NQF 1). Learners will gain work experience that will improve their chances of employment with forestry companies and contractors and also provide opportunities to set up their own SMMEs. Learners will also gain links with the employment networks to get jobs.

A monthly stipend will be allocated to learners for the duration of the learnership. When making the final selection preference will be given to Previously Disadvantaged Individuals i.e. People living with disabilities, females & youth from communities adjacent to SAFCOL plantations and communities we have signed social compacts with.


Learners will be based at the official SAFCOL training center (Platorand) situated at Sabie, Mpumalanga Province.


«Must be an unemployed youth (between ages 18 to 35)

«Must have completed and passed grade 12 (matric)

«Must have passed matric with the following subjects; Maths, Life and/or Physical Sciences

«Must have passion for forestry and be willing to work outdoors


Attach the following certified documents copies with your application:

- Matric Certificate/ statement of results/ High school results

- Identity document

- Curriculum Vitae

- Application letter

Applications can be emailed to:

Queries to: Lucia Makofane @ 013 754 2800 / 2700/ 083 677 0809


By submitting your CV to SAFCOL, you hereby give permission to circulate your information to the interview panel members for this vacancy only. Your information will not be used for any other position/purpose and will be disregarded after an offer has been made. If you do not hear from us within a period of 30 days after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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