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SAFCOL: Learnerships 2023 New Application

SAFCOL offers a dynamic and comprehensive learnership program that provides opportunities for South African youth to gain essential skills and knowledge within the forestry and related industries. These learnerships are designed to equip participants with practical experience and formal training, ensuring they are well-prepared for careers in forestry, conservation, and environmental management.

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  • Learning and Development: Participants in the SAFCOL Learnerships program will receive hands-on training and instruction to develop their skills in various aspects of the forestry industry. This includes, but is not limited to, tree planting, forest management, timber harvesting, and environmental conservation.
  • Mentorship: Learners will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals in the field who will guide and support their growth. They will receive mentorship and advice to help them navigate their chosen career paths effectively.
  • Classroom Training: In addition to practical experience, learners will attend classroom training sessions to expand their theoretical knowledge. These sessions are led by subject matter experts and industry professionals.
  • Safety Awareness: Safety is a top priority in the forestry industry. Learners will be trained in safety protocols and best practices to ensure their well-being and the well-being of their colleagues.
  • Project Participation: Learners may be involved in various projects and initiatives to gain exposure to real-world challenges and contribute to the company's mission.
  • Assessment and Certification: Learners will be assessed throughout the program to evaluate their progress and competence. Successful completion of the program may lead to recognized certifications and qualifications.
  • South African citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Matric (Grade 12) certificate or equivalent.
  • A strong interest in the forestry and environmental sector.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to the demands of the industry.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Commitment to safety and sustainability practices.
Job Benefits
  • Practical experience in a dynamic industry.
  • Mentorship and guidance from industry professionals.
  • Formal training and education.
  • Opportunity for personal and professional growth.
  • A chance to make a positive impact on South Africa's forestry and conservation efforts.
  • Check Eligibility: Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria specified in the job description, such as South African citizenship or permanent residency, educational qualifications, and other requirements.
  • Prepare Application Documents: Gather the necessary documents, which typically include a CV (curriculum vitae or resume) and a cover letter. Your CV should outline your educational background, work experience (if any), skills, and any other relevant information. Your cover letter should introduce yourself, express your interest in the learnership, and explain why you are a suitable candidate.
  • Visit the Application Portal: Access the SAFCOL application portal or the specified email address provided in the job description. Make sure to use the correct contact information.
  • Create an Account (if applicable): If the application process involves an online portal, you may need to create an account on the portal. Follow the registration steps and provide the required information.
  • Complete the Application Form: Fill out the application form on the portal, or if applying via email, attach your CV and cover letter in the email.
  • Review and Submit: Before submitting your application, review all the information you've provided to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Attach Documents: If applying through an online portal, upload your CV and cover letter as instructed. If applying via email, attach the documents to your email.
  • Submit Your Application: Click the "Submit" button on the application portal or send your application email to the provided email address.
  • Confirmation: After submitting your application, you may receive a confirmation email or message, acknowledging receipt of your application. Keep a copy of this confirmation for your records.
  • Application Deadline: Pay close attention to the application deadline mentioned in the job description. Ensure that you submit your application before the specified cutoff date and time.
  • Follow-Up: If you haven't received a response by the stated deadline for application reviews, you may consider following up with SAFCOL through the contact information provided in the job description to inquire about the status of your application.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Job Location
Sabie, Mpumalanga, South Africa, Sabie, Mpumalanga, 1260, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
March 21, 2024
Valid through
November 4, 2024
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