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SA Weather Services Traineeships

Traineeship

The South African Weather Service invites graduates who are in possession of a three year BSc degree with suitable major subjects such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics.

Oceanography or Meteorological related subjects, to apply for a bursary to undergo a one year course in basic meteorology. The minimum requirements are Mathematics on level 2 and Physics on level 1.

The course will include a range of meteorological courses. The students will study at the University of Pretoria . This course will start in February 2018. On successful completion of the course selected students will have an op portunity to study the BSc meteorology Honours course and the post graduate certificate in Weather Forecasting as stipulated by the South Africa.

Internship

FORECASTING INTERNSHIP (REF.WS 12 /10 /2017 ),

The South African Weather Service invites graduates who are in possession of an honours degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric sciences with at least mathematics on second year university level and physical sciences on first year university level to apply for a one year training internship in forecasting at the head office of the South African Weather Service in Pretoria. This course will star t in February 201 8 . The forecasting offices where forecasters possibly can be appointed are: Pretoria, OR Tambo International Airport , Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town.

The following must accompany the application:

  •  certified copy of Matric results
  •  certified copy of the full academic record to prove the subject choice at the university where applicable
  •  certified copy of SA identity document
  • CV
  •  Motivation Letter
  • certified copy of the different degrees

The following will serve as recommendations:

  • Good interpersonal relations
  •  A basic level of computer literacy

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form

In order to be considered, th e bursary application form should also be accompanied by certified copies of matriculation certificates and a testimonial. Please also state the relevant Ref. no for the respective region you are applying for. Successful candidates will be required to enter into a learnership contract with the South African Weather Service.

Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa

Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be un successful. NB. For interview purposes applicants should please quote the reference mentioned at the beginning of the different adverts.

For any enquiries regarding the content of the training please contact Ms. C Rae at Tel (012 ) 367 – 6019

Closing Date: 20 October 2017

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Glencore Learnership Programme in Rustenburg

A global resources leader investing in the future of the local community. Glencore Rustenburg plant has an opportunity for candidates who would like to join the Learnership programme in order to qualify as Artisans in the following disciplines.

The company offers a competitive salary:

  • Rigging (Ref. 22794)
  • Instrumentation (Ref. 22798)
  • Millwright (Ref. 22797)

Glencore is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies.

Job objectives:

  • Enter into an Engineering Learnership programme with the MQA SETA
  • Undergo institutional training with one of the selected training centres
  • Undergo practical training and exposure at the premises of the company
  • Undergo an aptitude test or psychometric assessment

Requirements

  • Minimum N2 with Grade 12
  • Medically fit
  • Good knowledge of the HSEC system

How to apply

Interested? Send a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, quoting the relevant reference number, to Rtb.reception@glencore.co.za or fax to (014) 590-6002. Closing date is 19 October 2017

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Learnership Program in Business Administration

SGS SA invites applications from suitably qualified individuals, for its Learnership program in Business Administration (NQF 4).. Applicants that meet all the following criteria, are encouraged to apply to join the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company as a learner.

The program will run for a 12 month period from 2017 – 2018. Successful candidates must be committed to the entire duration of this period. The program would entail both classroom-based training as well as workplace experiential learning, with successful candidates obtaining a National Certificate. Candidates will be based in Gauteng and Western Cape.

Applicants meet the criteria below

  • Be a South African citizen (be able to produce a valid South African ID document)
  • Be between the ages of 18-34
  • Must have no criminal record
  • Must have completed their matric (Grade 12) with at least 50% in English and Maths (or 70% Maths Literacy)
  • Be willing to attend training in Sandton, Johannesburg
  • Able to be placed at a location within Gauteng or the Western Cape
  • Is keen to pursue a career within Business Administration
  • Must have been unemployed in the last three months
  • Must not have previously participated in any Learnership
  • Willing to complete a 12 month Learnership

How to apply

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Armscor Bursary Scholarships for 2018

Armscor, the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, is offering bursaries for studies to suitably qualified South African learners to register at a South African university or university of technology. The aim of the scheme is to address the critical science and engineering skills of the defence industry, by focusing on promoting and improving results in Maths, Science and technical subjects at schools. The bursaries will be awarded to learners from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who intend to study full time in the engineering and science fields of study.

Armscor is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence and other organs of state. Armscor is renowned for its acquisition expertise in providing defence turnkey solutions, which encompasses technology development, product development and support, product upgrading, as well as disposal of equipment. Its research and development function focuses on producing cutting-edge technology products.

Fields of study: Uundergraduate

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics & Science
  • Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  • BSc (with the intention to study Ergonomics at postgraduate level)

Fields of study: Postgraduate

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Naval/Marine Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Human Movement Sciences

An Armscor bursary covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Prescribed books
  • In addition, our bursary-holders may apply for funding which can be used to attend local conferences, workshops, and a visit to a laboratory or any other activity that supports the beneficiaries’ current research progression

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have an interest in working in the South African Defence Industry
  • Good academic record
  • Candidates must be registered or intending to register at a SA public university.
  • Candidate must be a South African citizen

Postgraduates call is open ended therefore applications are accepted anytime during the course of the academic year, however, this depends on budget availability.

How to apply

Deadline is 31st October 2017. Click here to download the application form.

Send your application together with CV, matric results and a full academic results report or transcript to bursaries@armscor.co.za. You can also request an application form by writing to the Senior Manager: Learning & Talent Development, Armscor, Private Bag X337, Pretoria, 0001.

All bursary queries can be directed to Mr. Obakeng Montsho on 012 428 2444 or Mr. Tiyani Mavunda on 012 428 2450

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SA Weather Services Bursary Scholarships for 2018

The South African Weather Service is offering the following 2018 bursary opportunities.

A) One year Bridging Course (Introduction to Meteorology) followed by Honours in Meteorology and a Post Graduate Certificate in Weather Forecasting (REF: WS-bridge-10/10/2017)

Graduates who are in possession of a three year BSc degree with suitable major subjects such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics. Oceanography or Meteorological related subjects, to apply for a bursary to undergo a one year course in basic meteorology. The minimum requirements are Mathematics on level 2 and Physics on level 1. The course will include a range of meteorological courses. The students will study at the University of Pretoria. This course will start in February 2018.

On successful completion of the course selected students will have an opportunity to study the BSc meteorology Honours course and the post graduate certificate in Weather Forecasting as stipulated by the South Africa.

B) Bachelor of Science (1st, 2nd, 3rd Or Honours Year) for study towards the following (REF:WS11/10/2017):

  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Agrometeorlogy
  • Air Quality
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Climatology

Applicants that have a letter of confirmation from the university may apply. Applicants that are already registered with the university must provide proof of registration.

Candidates with a Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with a 70% for Mathematics and Physical Science are invited to apply for bursaries

How to apply

Closing date is 20 October 2017. Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form (download here)

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. Gugu Maphisa (012 367 6085), gugu.maphisa@weathersa.co.za. Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa

Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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