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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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Siemens Invites Matriculants for the Commercial Advancement Training

Siemens invites matriculants to apply for positions as part of the annual Commercial Advancement Training Scheme (CATS)

CATS aims to provide Siemens with a source of young commercial staff. By providing trainees with a structured training programme and on-the-job training for an initial period of two years, Siemens trainees will receive the basis for further development and will be equipped with the necessary business skills for a rewarding and successful career within the company.

With innovations for energy supply, healthcare, urban infrastructures and industrial productivity, Siemens provides answers to urgent questions of our time. That’s why we’re always looking for curious, open-minded people, people who dare to ask tough questions. Like every Siemens employee worldwide. People like you?

At Siemens we strive to create an environment that allows our employees to leverage their full potential and develop their competencies to address future market requirements. We make significant investments in the training and development of our own staff and potential employees to ensure they grow in their careers at Siemens and meet the demands of the dynamic markets in which we operate.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 – 21 years old
  • Matric with Mathematics and Accounting (60% aggregate). Pure Mathematics and Accounting students to apply, Mathematical Literacy will not be considered.
  • Students to be based in Gauteng and willing to travel around Johannesburg to various Siemens Sites (Wadeville, Northriding, Midrand)

How to apply

Please apply by sending us your detailed CV, ID, Transcripts and Qualification copies to: Email: source.za@siemens.com please use “CATS @ Siemens” in email subject.

For further information, contact Mbali Khumalo email: Mbali.khumalo@siemens.com or call the Talent Acquisition Team on Tel: 011 652-2659/2789/2508

In line with Siemens commitment to employment equity, preference will be given to candidates from disadvantaged groups. ln line with Siemens commitment to employment equity, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups.

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Funza Lushaka Teaching Bursary for 2018: Apply now

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi -year programme that promotes teaching in public schools. Full cost bursaries are available to enable eligible students to complete a full teaching qualification in an area of national priority. Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they receive the bursary.

Qualified recipients of the bursary must request placement in a province of their choice. The provincial education department (PED) concerned will determine if there is a suitable post available. If there is not, the applicant may be placed in a PED that does not have suitable vacancies.

Selection criteria include the following:

  • The applicant’s academic ability;
  • Eligibility for an approved degree or PGCE in two of the priority areas;
  • Commitment to a teaching career, which includes: interest in working with young people; enthusiasm for a professional career in teaching; readiness to face and surmount difficult challenges; and personal integrity;
  • Commitment to teach in any school to which a student may be appointed by a PED.
  • Everything else being equal, selection should favour candidates from rural areas, candidates who wish to teach in rural areas and candidates whose financial position would otherwise exclude them from enrolment for a teaching qualification.

The Priority Areas Are:

Foundation phase (i.e. Grades R-3):Foundation phase specialization in an Indigenous African Language.
Intermediate and Senior Phase (i.e. Grades 4-9):A teaching major in two of the following: Mathematics; Natural Science; Technology.
FET phase (i.e. Grades 10-12): A teaching major in two of the following: Accounting; Agricultural Sciences; Agricultural Technology; Civil Technology; Computer Applications Technology; Economics; Electrical Technology; Engineering Graphics and Design; Geography; Information Technology; Life Sciences; Mathematics; Mechanical Technology; Physical Sciences.

What the bursary covers

Funza Lushaka bursaries cover all the recipient’s essential expenses. Expenses covered include tuition, full accommodation including meals, books and learning materials, and a small allowance for monthly living expenses. The allocation to any individual student is capped at a specific value. Where the HEI charges more than the capped value the bursars will have to top up from own funds. Universities have different cost structures, so the total value of a bursary differs from institution to institution.

Conditions For Repeating A Year

The bursary period may be extended to cover one additional year in a degree programme, or the time required for completion of one additional course in the PGCE programme. Only one such extension will be granted. Funding for an additional year of study (i.e. 5th year) is not automatic and will be considered on a case by case basis. In cases where support is provided for an additional year, the service obligation for the student is extended by a year. Any additional time required will be at the recipient’s own cost. The bursary is renewable for one academic year at a time. On proof of academic success the bursary may be renewed each year until the recipient of the bursary has qualified as a teacher.

Conditions For Repayment Of The Bursary

The bursary must be repaid only if the recipient fails to qualify, fails to apply for a teaching post with a PED at a public school, fails to take up a teaching post with a PED at a public school, leaves a teaching post with a PED before the end of the contracted service period, or otherwise fails to meet a requirement of the bursary agreement.

How To Apply

You need to apply for admission to a teaching qualification (B Ed or PGCE) or a Bachelors degree (e.g. BSc, B Tech, BA) with at least one major course in a priority area at a university of your choice. Once you have gained admission at a university, you are required to apply for the bursary via this Internet website:

The bursary is awarded for one academic year at a time and, on proof of academic success, the bursary may be renewed each year until the recipient of the bursary has qualified as a teacher. The bursary holder will be required to re-apply by the end of October for the following year. Recipients of bursaries will be required to teach one year for every year for which they receive a bursary.

Closing dates:
Re-applications close on 17 November 2017;
New applications close on 12 January 2018.

Source: Funza Lushaka

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Free Training in Content Marketing and Blogging

Content marketing and blogging has just become a thing for everyone possessing a smartphone or a computer. You might ask yourself how do I begin, how do I make money and this and that. The best way to get all the answers to your questions is to enroll on this course for free. See further below what you can learn and benefit from taking this free course.

Here are some of the lessons you will get

Content planning

One of the most import processes any content creator will develop is a content plan. It will help to deliver a consistent, high quality blog and is the start of crafting a sustainable content strategy. In a world that has an insatiable appetite for content, content curation is a way of adding value to our audience regularly.

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Content Marketing

We will investigate what content marketing is and give you a clear understanding as to why content has become so valuable to advertisers, brands and publishers. We aim to unravel what the perfect recipe for engaging content is, along with showing what some brands are doing that others aren’t.

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Managing a community of followers

As your blog starts to grow, learning how to engage with people that are reacting to your published content is crucial for your brand development. Sharing your own content online will give you advocates and critics, and being aware how to interact here will have a lasting impact for your reputation.

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Making Money from Your Blog/Monetization

Blogs have become the subject of millions of conversations, brand development and an online source of real value. We investigate the various ways that you can monetize your blog through case studies and examples. There is more than one way to generate revenue from your blog, and we will dig into some potential future options for you.

 

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Apply for Traineeships in Modderfontein

Closing Date: 02 October 2017
Location: Modderfontein

AEL is in the process of appointing 12 interns in various disciplines (2x Human Capital, 1x Finance, 2x Industrial Engineering, 1x Drawing Officer, 1x Marketing, 2x Chemical Engineering, 1 x Mechanical Engineering, 1x Electrical Engineering, 1x Civil Engineering), who need to do their in-service training / P1 and P2 work in order for them to complete their qualifications. The internship period will be 12 months in duration.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attendance of theoretical classes at the AECI Training Centre situated at Chem Park, Chloorkop one week per month for ten months.
  • Undertake Freight Handling experiential training within a Logistics and Stores environment.
  • Undertake Shift work and/or Overtime duties as and when required.
  • Achieve competency in all relevant NQF Level 3 Unit Standards and compile a Portfolio of Evidence in support of this qualification.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification with Mathematical Literacy / Mathematics – Accounting would be advantageous).
  • Age group 18 – 25 years.
  • Ability to work within a Chemical environment.
  • Basic computer literacy would be an advantage.

Competencies

  • Team Work.
  • Communication.
  • Adaptability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Follow-up.

How To Apply

Apply Online for the AEL Graduate / Internship Programme

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