PathCare Academy Learnerships

Posted on :

18 Oct, 2013

Category :

Learnerships in South Africa, Trainee Jobs in South Africa

The PathCare Academy for Training and Development was established in Cape Town in February 2006 with the aim to help address the South African skills shortage in general and shortages in the pathology sector in particular.

PathCare Academy is recruiting for the following 2014 programmes:


1. Phlebotomy Technician Learnership – 2 years

Requirement: Grade 12 maths or maths literacy


2. Student Medical Laboratory Technician – 2 years

Requirement: Grade 12 maths and science/biology


3. Student Laboratory Assistant – 1 year

Requirement: Grade 11 science or biology


Desired Competencies and Abilities (for all Academy programmes):

Read, write and speak English fluently

Read, write and understand basic Afrikaans

Work effectively as part of a team and independently

Work under pressure and study rigorously

Possess a well developed work ethic

Willing to collect and/or process blood and body products

Provide excellent service and be responsive to customer needs

Work shifts and after hours as required

Full details of the specific criteria are specified in the application form. Short-listed applicants are required to undergo pre-interview testing and subsequent panel interviews.


Theoretical training will take place at the PathCare Academy in Cape Town, and practical training will take place at various PathCare laboratories across South Africa.



How to apply

Click Here to download the application form on the PathCare Academy website.

DO NOT include a CV. All information we require at this stage should be filled in on this application form.


The following documents must accompany your application:

Certified copy of your ID

Certified copy of your final Grade 11 report

Certified copy of your final (or most recent) Grade 12 report

Certified copy of results from any tertiary studies whether the course is complete or incomplete

Two completed personal recommendations (Pages 7/8 of the application form) one should be from your teacher/lecturer and the other from your manager/supervisor.

Closing Date: 21 October 2013 at 17:00


Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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