The City of Johannesburg provides skills development opportunities to not only its employees but also to residents of the municipality.
Financial assistance is provided to young people of Johannesburg to enable them to further their studies at any South African tertiary institution. The scheme funds undergraduate studies to the tune of R25 000 per annum. Advertisements for bursaries are placed in national newspapers, community newspapers and at Customer Service Centres during the months of September\ October each year.
The City offers various internship programmes to the youths of Johannesburg.
An internship is on the job training or experiential learning provided to graduates.
The City provides two types of internships, namely: undergraduate and graduate internship programmes.
Undergraduate internships are aimed at those students, mostly from FET Colleges, who need practical training before they can be awarded their qualifications.
To qualify, students should be studying towards a qualification that requires them to undertake workplace experiential learning as a requirement to fulfil their Curriculum.
Graduate internships are provided to youths who have already graduated but cannot find employment because of lack of experience.
The maximum duration for both internship programmes is 18 months.
The City as an equal opportunity employer specifically encourages students with a disability to take up internship opportunities.
Interested students\youth should submit the following documents at the 6th Floor of the Metro Centre, B-Block at 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein:
A learnership is a Vocational Education and Training Programme that combines theory and practice, culminating in a qualification that is registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
The Learnerships target matriculants who are yet to obtain higher education qualifications.
The aim is to train them so they can be employable in future.
Learnerships are advertised in newspapers when available.
City of Johannesburg information regarding opportunities that are available to young people in Johannesburg: Bursaries, Internships, and Learnerships.
Documents required when applying for the bursary scheme include:
• Certified Copy of ID
• Proof of Residence
• Academic results
The bursary covers fees and stationary.
• Work Integrated Plan (Logbook)
• Letter from the institution indicating the discipline in which the intern must be trained
• Curriculum Vitae (CV)
• Latest Academic Record
• Certified copy of ID
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Documents required for Learnerships include:
• Grade 12 Certificate
• Proof of Residence
• ID Copy
Whom to contact:
011 407 6979
011 407 6821
011 407 6853
Source: City of Joburg