Tourism Learnership Programme

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14 Jul, 2016

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WESSA (the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa) in partnership with the National Department of Tourism, is calling for matriculated, unemployed, South African’s (18-35), living at the coast, for a 28-month learnership.

The Tourism Blue Flag Project aims to support Blue Flag beaches along the coast by providing additional capacity to support tourism initiatives and adherence to Blue Flag criteria.

Participants will

  • Undergo comprehensive environmental and tourism training towards a National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice, NQF Level 5
  • Receive work place skills development and a basic wage


  • Applications will be accepted from matriculated youth (18‐35) with a passion for people, tourism, education and coastal protection.
  • Good matric results and some work experience or further qualifications would be an advantage.

Selected participants will be hosted on Blue Flag beaches and they must reside within 30km of the identified beaches below:

Cape Town (Silwerstroomstrand, Melkbosstrand, Clifton 4th, Camps Bay, Llandudno, Seaforth, Fish Hoek, Muizenberg, Strandfontein, Mnandi, Bikini);
Overstrand (Kleinmond, Hawston, Grotto);
Hessequa (Witsand, Preekstoel, Jongensfontein, Stilbaai Wes, Lappiesbaai, Gouritzmond); Mossel Bay (Santos, Hartenbos, De Bakke, Klein Brak);
George (Wilderness);
Knysna (Buffalo Bay, Brenton);
Bitou (Robberg, Lookout, The Dunes, Keurboomstrand, Nature’s Valley); Kouga (Dolphin);
Nelson Mandela (Hobie; Humewood;
Kings); Ndlambe (Boknes; Kenton; Kariega; Kelly’s, Kleinemonde);
Amathole (Birah; Hamburg);
Mbizana (Mtenthu, Mzamba);
Hibiscus (Trafalgar; Marina; Ramsgate; Hibberdene; Lucien; Southport; Umzumbe);
Kwadukuza (Willard, Salt Rock, Blythdale, Zinkwazi);
Mandeni (Dokodweni).

Closing date is 10 July 2016.

No late applications will be accepted.



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