Western Cape Government Apprenticeship Careers

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5 Dec, 2012

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Government Jobs in South Africa

The Western Cape Government is inviting suitably qualified applicants for the following apprentice opportunities:

Carpenter Reference number: APR 04/2012
Plumber Reference number: APR 05/2012

A separate application must be completed for each position you apply for.Please indicate your choice of preference.

 Only applicants residing in the Cape Metro, Cape Wine lands and Overberg regions are eligible to apply.  Applicants must enjoy good health and be prepared to undergo a medical examination.  Applicants have to participate in numeracy, literacy and interest testing before the final selection is made.  Selected applicants will be required to work on a construction site as part of the selection process for a period of 2 – 3 months.   Successful applicants must be willing to travel and work at various sites within the Cape Metro, Cape Wine lands and Overberg regions during training.  A three year training programme will follow. Training entails: study of technical subjects, undergo practical training on site, apply health and safety regulations, housekeeping (cleaning of work areas) and undertake administrative tasks.

REMUNERATION: Successful learners will earn a monthly stipend of R2 850,00 per month and will be required to sign a contract with the Department.

REQUIREMENTS: A Grade 12 (Matric) or Technical Matric Certificate with mathematics with a minimum pass of 50% Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 25 ♦ Good written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the official Languages of the Western Cape.

RECOMMENDATIONS:  Applicants from Technical Schools.  An interest or aptitude for the trade of plumbing and carpentry. Youth with working experience in the Plumbing and Carpentry trades.

COMPETENCIES:  Technical Skills (Practical).  Numeracy Skills (determine mathematical ability).  Literacy Skills (reading and writing ability). ♦ Knowledge of the plumbing and/or carpentry trades General knowledge of the Built Environment.

Applications are to be submitted on fully completed Z83 forms obtainable from any government department or www.westerncape.gov.za/eng/jobs/ clearly indicating the position being applied for and reference number.

Applications must include a current CV (5 pages maximum) together with copies of ID, Academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The candidature of applicants will be considered on the information as supplied in the submitted application documentation. Applicants who are considered for the interview and further selection processes may be required to submit documentation supporting such information with due regard to conditions that may be set.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview and/or competency assessments/proficiency tests on a date and time as determined by the department. Forward your application to: Judy Johnstone, Ayanda Mbanga Response Management, PO Box 833, Green Point 8051 or place in the Ayanda Mbanga Response Management Job Application box located at Ground Floor, 1 and 4 Dorp Street Cape Town.

Applications not submitted via Ayanda Mbanga or applications not received on or before the closing date as well as faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Location: Cape Town
Closing Date: 10 December 2012
ENQUIRIES: Ms G Lutz (021) 483 2954


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