What you need to know about SABC Learnerships
Are you aware that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) offers learnerships in the fields of Broadcast Engineering, Radio Production, Television Operations and other media and broadcast related qualifications? If not, and you are interested in pursuing a career in one of these fields, read on to learn more about these exciting Learnerships.
What is a learnership?
A learnership is a learning programme that leads to an occupational or professional National Qualifications Framework (NQF) qualification, with strong emphasis on workplace learning and experience. It is a formal learning contract that exists between the employer, the learner and training provider an the learning achievements are formally assessed by an accredited skills development provider / assessor. It includes a supervised and structured learning approach that has a combination of theoretical and workplace learning.
How can I apply?
If you meet the minimum requirements as required of the programme, you can then apply as per the relevant advertisement. Learnerships usually commence in the beginning of each year.
How and when are learnerships advertised at the SABC?
Learnerships are advertised via SABC radio stations, the website and sometimes in local newspapers. Dependent on business requirements, Learnerships are usually advertised during September / October of each year.
Which are the SABC radio stations?
- Channel Africa (shortwave and internet radio)
- Phalaphala FM
- Munghana Lonene FM
- Lotus FM
- Ukhozi FM
- Metro FM
- X-K FM
- Springbok Radio
- Motsweding FM
- Umhlobo Wenene FM
- Ligwalagwala FM
- Good Hope FM
- SA FM
- Radio 2000
- Lesedi FM
- iKwekwezi FM and
- Thobela FM.
Who are learnerships for?
A learnership programme is mostly targeted at the unemployed, South African youth seeking qualifications to become employable.
Is there a selection criterion to participate in a learnership?
Yes, these will be stipulated when advertised.
What will I get after completion?
If the learnership is completed successfully, you will obtain a recognised qualification.
What is the duration of the learnership?
The length of a learnership will differ but normally it will not be less than one year.
Are there any costs involved to register for a learnership?
No. There is no cost involved when applying or registering to participate in a learnership.
Does the SABC remunerate participants whilst they learn?
Yes. The SABC remunerates learners as per the relevant legislation and policies that govern learnerships. The amount will be made known participants when they are successful.
Are there employment opportunities after completion of the learnership?
The SABC does not guarantee employment after completion of a learnership. However with the recognised qualification, you will be more suited to become employable.
When learnerships are advertised, what documents / information must I attach when an application is made?
Applicants must ensure that they forward the following:
- An application/ covering letter stating what learnership you are applying for;
- Updated and Comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV);
- Certified copies of your identity document;
- Certified copies of the required / relevant qualifications or academic results (e.g. matric); and
- Contact details (name known by, day contact telephone number, physical home address, postal address).
Where can I obtain more information on learnerships at the SABC?
Applicants can contact CLICK HERE
Please note that no applications for learnerships or internships, or CVs will be accepted / acknowledged from this address.
Applications and CVs to be forwarded to the relevant address indicated on the advert, when advertised.
Moral of the story?
Keep your eyes peeled for advertisements of this kind! Best of luck!
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