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The Y Academy Media Production Training 2017

The Y Academy is the most ambitious training and development program ever put together by any media house, in South Africa or anywhere in the world.

It’s an intensive six-month skills development program that is accredited by the MICT-SETA in partnership with ETV, eAcademy and Sabido.

Candidates learn how to produce content, how to conduct interviews, how to write news bulletins, how to select and schedule music, how to produce promotional clips, how to market events and how to sell advertisements.

At the end of it all candidates have an opportunity to get behind the microphone to show the world what they are made of.

The Y Academy program runs for 6 months, and is based at the YFM studios in Hyde Park, Gauteng.

Applicants that wish to apply must be unemployed South African citizens over the age of 18 years and must have a valid South African identity document.

This is an equal opportunity initiative therefore people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The hours of the skills development program are 08:30 – 17:30, everyday, including weekends and public holidays if need be.

Candidates that live outside of Gauteng must be willing to relocate at their own cost for at least 6 months.

A minimal stipend will be paid to cover local transport costs.

If you fit the above criteria and feel that you have the minerals to be the next radio rock star.

Apply now!

Successful applicants will be expected to sign contracts binding them to YFM’s workplace rules, the YFM disciplinary code, and the Broadcasting Code of Conduct.

Successful applicants will receive a small stipend to supplement their travel and accommodation.

The Y-Academy is a skills development program and not an offer of employment. Successful completion of the Y-Academy program does not guarantee employment at YFM or any associated company.

Be part of the best entertainment establishment in Mzansi, 99.2 YFM. YFM, in partnership with e.tv, Sabido eAcademy and the MICT SETA, is running an accredited Skills Programme for radio enthusiasts, the Y Academy.

The Y Academy programme will be running for 6 months, and will be based at the YFM office in Hyde Park, Gauteng.

Applicants that wish to apply must be unemployed South African citizens over the age of 18 years and must have a valid South African ID document.

As this is an equal opportunity initiative, people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

It is important to note that candidates will be required to attend training from 8:30am to 5:30pm and at times after office hours.

Candidates that wish to apply outside their respective residential regions must be willing and able to find their own accommodation in Gauteng for 6 months.

A minimal stipend will be paid to cover local transport costs.

Many Y Academy graduates have gone on to have successful careers in radio and the media space, so apply now and be part of the pool of entertainment game-changers.



Source: YWorld

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Sappi Invites you to Apply For These Trainings:Fitter Boiler Maker-Electrical-Instruments-Millwrights

Sappi Saiccor is offering training opportunities to interested individuals with a view to qualify in one of the following trades:


Boiler Maker




This opportunity is based in Umkomaas, which is situated 50km south of the port of Durban in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. Sappi Saiccor is the world’s largest single site manufacturing dissolving wood pulp (specialised cellulose).

Minimum Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate (Matric/Grade 12/) with two or more of the following subjects:
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Technical Drawing

The training opportunity will include the following:

  • All trade related training completed at a SETA approved training facility
  • On the job training at Sappi Saiccor
  • Practical training off site
  • Theoretical training
  • Incumbents will receive an allowance as per Sappi remuneration policy

How to apply

Applications close on 24 August 2017. Click here to apply online

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SAPS Visible Policing Positions for Unemployed Youth Nationwide

Location: Countrywide

The South African Police Service herby invites unemployed youth who conform to the requirements for a twelve-month internship programme at Division: Visible Policing. The internship programme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy

Generic requirements:

  • Must be between ages 18 – 35
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Must be in possession of Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification
  • Must have no criminal record
  • Applicants must be unemployed and never participated in an internship programme previously
  • Applicants must be residents of the province where the post is advertised
  • Applicants are restricted to apply for 3 positions only

Intern categories:

Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required

Student Intern: N6 Certificate (students requiring workplace experience in order to obtain their qualification)

Matric Intern: Senior Certificate (Grade 12) no tertiary qualification is required.

Section: Human Resource Management: Number of Posts: (9)
  • Senior certificate ( Grade12)
  • Degree /  Diploma in Human Resource Management /  Public Administration /  Labour Relations /  Human Resource Development (NQF 6 / 7 / 8)
  • N6 Certificate Human Resource Management /  Public Administration /  Labour Relations /  Human Resource
  • Perform all Personnel Management, Skills Development and Human Resource Utilisation Functions

VP / INT / 1 / 2017 [x4] Pretoria

VP / INT / 2 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria Silverton

VP / INT / 3 / 2017 [x1] Johannesburg

VP / INT / 4 / 2017 [x1] Eastern Cape

VP / INT / 5 / 2017 [x1] Western Cape

VP / INT / 6 / 2017 [x1] KwaZulu Natal

Section: Supply Chain Management: Number of posts (7):
  • Senior certificate ( Grade12)
  • Degree / Diploma Supply Chain Management /  Public Management and Administration /  Logistics (NQF 6 / 7 / 8)
  • N6 Certificate Supply Chain Management /  Public Management and Administration /  Logistics
  • Perform Supply Chain Management Related Functions (e.g. Demand and Acquisition, Fleet Management, Movable Government Property, Facility Management, etc.)

VP / INT / 7 / 2017 [x2] Pretoria

VP / INT / 8 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria Silverton

VP / INT / 9 / 2017 [x1] Johannesburg

VP / INT / 10 / 2017 [x1] Eastern Cape

VP / INT / 11 / 2017 [x1] Western Cape

VP / INT / 12 / 2017 [x1] KwaZulu Natal

Section: Finance and Administration Services: Number of posts (5):
  • Senior certificate( Grade12)
  • Degree / Diploma in Financial Management /  Financial Accounting (NQF 6 / 7 / 8)
  • N6 Certificate in Financial Management /  Financial Accounting
  • Perform all Finance Related functions (e.g. Capturing of allowances, management of Travel Centre, processing of applications for official journeys, etc.)

VP / INT / 13 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria

VP / INT / 14 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria Silverton

VP / INT / 15 / 2017 [x1] Johannesburg

VP / INT / 16 / 2017 [x1] Eastern Cape

VP / INT / 17 / 2017 [x1] Western Cape

VP / INT / 18 / 2017 [x1] KwaZulu Natal

Section: Management Information and Strategic Planning: Number of post: 1
VP / INT / 19 / 2017 [x1]  Pretoria

  • Degree / Diploma in Administration, Public Management, Public Administration, Strategic Management, Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Secretarial Diploma or social sciences. (NQF 6 / 7 / 8)

Additional Requirements

  • Good interpersonal relations. Be assertive, trustworthy, ethical and professional with integrity.
  • Must be willing to occasionally work after hours and travel to different provinces.
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be able to work under pressure and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Assist with the facilitation of Annual Performance Plans and Quarterly Reports.
  • Assist with the compilation of management information report and documents.
  • Assist with the development, maintenance and verification of statistical information and database key performance areas.
  • Assist in monitoring, collating, evaluating and coordinating of management information and research.
Component: Rapid Rail and Police Emergency Services: Office of the Component Head: Number of Posts: 1
VP / INT / 20 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria

  • Senior certificate( Grade12)
  • Basic /  Computer Literacy will serve an advantage .
  • Perform all admin related functions in the Office of the Head, (e.g. document management system, compiling information notes, letters, agendas, minutes, etc.) *Maintain Bring-Forward (BF) system and update information management database
Component: Social Crime Prevention: Number of Posts (10):
VP / INT / 21 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria

  • Degree / Diploma in Office Administration (NQF 6)
  • Perform administrative related functions in the Component Head: Social Crime Prevention. Compile monthly, quarterly and annual performance reporting. *Management of brought forward system and other administrative tasks within the office of the Component Head.
VP / INT / 22 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria

  • Degree / Diploma in Policing /  Criminal Justice or NQF 7 in Social Science with Social Research as subject
  • Analyze crimes against women and children including Domestic Violence and the collation of analytical reports.
  • Advice on research requirements analyses example, trends in child justice (decreases / increases of arrests)
VP / INT / 23 / 2017 x6 Pretoria

  • Degree / Diploma in Public Relations / Community Development / Criminology (NQF6 / 7)
  • Develop and implement targeted mobilization and outreach plans.
  • Develop and update database of stakeholders.
  • Monitor the implementation of intervention plans.
  • Develop action plan based on the issues raised during Imbizo, and monitor implementation.
  • Conduct impact assessment awareness. Identify, produce and develop relevant marketing materials including content and Distribution the plan and implementation.
  • Conduct compliance visits. Input on the impact assessment of programmes.
  • Presentation and public speaking on issues relating to crime Report writing
VP / INT / 24 / 2017 1 Pretoria

  • Degree / Diploma in Public Administration /  Policing (NQF 6 / 7 / 8)
  • Provide administrative support to the office of the Section Head: Crime Prevention Awareness (e.g. compilation of monthly, quarterly and annual performance reporting)
  • Management of the brought forward system and other administrative tasks within the office of the Section Head
VP / INT / 25 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria

  • Degree / Diploma in Public Administration /  Policing (NQF 6 / 7 / 8)
  • Assist and support Section Partnership Policing with coordination of work sessions. Manage administrative and secretarial functions of Section Partnership Policing
Component: Pro Active Policing: Number of Posts: (2)
VP / INT / 26 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria

  • Degree / Diploma in Police Administration / Office Management and Technology (NQF 6 / 7 / 8
  • To provide Secretarial support functions to the Component Head by Arranging  / preparing meetings, agendas, typing and taking of minutes.
  • Answering and screening all incoming calls to the Component Head.
  • Liaise with other Sections and Components on matters relating to the Component Head’s office.
  • Maintain good record keeping, filing and brought forward system. Process and submit claims, make travelling and accommodation arrangements.
  • Manage the diary as well as receive and host visitors of the office.
  • Operate standard equipment (Fax, Photocopy machine, Telephone, Computer etc.)
VP / INT / 27 / 2017 [x1] Pretoria

  • Diploma in Office Administration (NQF 6)
  • Provide administrative support to the sub section: Client Service Centre and complaints; making copies, typing, faxing, handling post, handling telephone enquiries, minute taking.
  • Process documents for subsection: Client Service Centre and complaints; itineraries, claims, keeping a database
Component: Firearm Liquor and Second Goods: Number of Posts: (15)
VP / INT / 28 / 2017 x15 Pretoria

  • Senior certificate (Grade 12) qualification is required. Basic Computer /  Computer Literacy will serve as an advantage.
  • Administer enquiries and statistics at National Firearms, Liquor and Second hand goods
  • Receive and Conduct telephone enquiries on a Firearm Liquor and Second Hand goods
  • Verify information and application status on the system function Enhance from internal and external Clients
  • To Report complains of long outstanding application.
  • Receive SAPS 271 applications on EFRS,
  • Opening of files, preparing applications, testing for Competencies.
  • Receiving of incoming post,
  • Administer the checking and verification of all incoming applications (Competencies and Individual Firearm applications).
  • Administer Quality check on all applications
  • Receiving of clients and visitors, manage the incoming and outgoing register.
  • Ensure proper handling and disposal of closed files and documents in archives.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of database.
  • Administer information Management hub, Generate, Collate, Interpret, and disseminate information to different stakeholders.


  • Only the attached application form will be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to; failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application
  • The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form
  • Certified copies of an applicant’s Identity Document, Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and relevant educational qualifications obtained.
  • Application must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
  • If a candidate is shortlisted it can be expected for him / her to undergo a personal interview as well as a practical assessment.
  • All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
  • A stipend will be paid according to proof of relevant qualification.

Enquiries can be directed to:

Colonel Makgeta (012) 421 8118,

Lt Col Thakanyane Tel (012) 421 8242,

Capt Mashiane/PPO Manong Tel (012) 421 8232, and

Constable Kgosana (012) 421 8073

How to Apply

Download Application Form

Applications can be posted or hand delivered to: The Divisional Commissioner : Visible Policing (Attention: Colonel Makgeta), Private Bag x12, Arcadia, 0007 or hand delivered to 540 Pretorius Street, for attention Colonel Makgeta.

Closing Date: 18 August 2017

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Afrisam In-Service Traineeship Programme 2018

Location: Cape Region

To ensure the continued success of our business, we need people with the necessary technical skills and knowledge that are required in our various operations.  We are offering four in-service training opportunities to talented and high performing full-time students at tertiary level, in the following field:

Experience And Qualifications:

Mechanical Engineering, Surface Mining, Civil Engineering

 Students need to pass all subjects and obtain an average of 60% to qualify for selection.  This is an opportunity for students that have completed their theoretical studies and are now ready to do the practical requirements (P1 & P2). Successful applicants will be placed at our various operations in the Cape region to gain experience.

Drivers licence and own transport would be advantageous


Applications must consist of:

  • CV
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Latest academic results.

How To Apply

Melanie Riches: hrld@za.afrisam.com

Closing Date: 28 August 2017

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18 to 35 Years Old Youth Wanted for Youth Chefs Training by Tourism Department

Do you have ambition, a passion for cooking and dream of working in South Africa’s hospitality industry?

Then the Notional Deportment of Tourism, in conjunction with Expanded Public Works Programme and the South African Chefs Association (SACA), has a great opportunity for youth


The National Youth Chefs Training Programme helps young. Unemployed people gain the skills necessary to succeed in the hospitality Industry.


  • Between 18 and 35 years of age
  • A matric qualification
  • Matric-level English
  • South African citizenship
  • A certified copy of your ID and matric certificate
  • You have been unemployed for a minimum of 12 months

How To Apply

I you meet this criteria please email your application to admin2@saca.co.za and admin1@saca.co.za or fax to 086 756 6864/086 756 6234 or post to: PO Box 291305, Melville, 2109

Please note thot if you haven’t received a response two weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

Closing Date: 25 August 2017

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