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SAFCOL: General Forestry Graduate / Learnership Opportunities 2019

SAFCOL invites suitable applicants to apply for General Forestry Graduate / Learnership Programme for 2019. The application will close on the 29 November 2018.

Location:  Sabie, Mpumalanga

Applications are invited from unemployed youth (18 – 35 years of age) who wish to pursue a career in Forestry. The suitable candidates will be granded an opportunity to attend twelve months General Forestry Learnership Programme. Learners will be studying and residng at the Platorand Training Centre situated at Sabie, Mpumalanga Province to complete both the theoretical and practical component of the learnership.

Upon successful completion of the Learnership, learners will receive a national recognised qualification: (General Education and Training Certificate in Forestry NQF level 1). Learners will gain knowledge and experience that will improve their chances of getting employment with forestry companies and contractors or will be able to set up their own small business.


  • Must be an unemployed youth (18 – 35 years of age).
  • Must have successfully passed matric (grade 12)
  • Must have passsed matric with the following subjects; Maths, Biology and Science
  • Must have passion for forestry environment and be able to work outdoors

How to Apply

Write ab essay a maximum of 2 pages explaining why you should be considered to be enrolled in the General Forestry Learnership Programme.

Attach the following certified documents copies with your application letter:

  • Curriculum Vitae • Matric certificate/ statement of symbol • Identity document

Email to: [email protected]  OR

Application should be posted to:

Platorand Training Centre
Komatiland Forests
Private Bag X526

or emailed to: [email protected]

Enquiries: Doctor Shongwe 083 677 0828

Should you not have received a response within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application