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2017-06-21
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BOARDING PASS: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
 

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AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (WINE)
 

The South African Wine Industry Trust (SAWIT) has embarked on a very exciting 3 year training programme. This initiative is made possible through a partnership between SAWIT and the Department Higher Education and Training and financing from the National Skills Fund.

SAWIT WELCOMES APPLICATIONS OF WORKERS IN THE COMMERCIAL, BEEE WINE INDUSTRY AND UNEMPLOYED MATRICULANTS UNDER THE AGE OF 35 WHO LIVE IN THE CAPE WINELANDS DISTRICT OF THE WESTERN CAPE.

The New Venture Creation National Certificate, NQF 2 course will be afforded as a Learnership with the added benefit of a specialization in either Wine Making, NQF 3 or Plant Management, NQF 2. This Learnership Programme will afford the student a full generic range of business and management skills.
The duration of the course is 18 months. Learners will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and tools to enter the industry and will be empowered with a broad understanding of the wine business.

CRITERIA FOR APPLICANTS:





Provide a valid certified copy of a Grade 12 Certificate with proficiency in written English.
Provide a positive recommendation or official testimonial from a previous school, learning institution, employer or church etc.
Provide a certified copy of your identity document, proof of residential address, bank account details.
Only South African citizens will be considered.

PLEASE NOTE:

Application forms may be obtained in one of the following ways:
 

Download the pdf application form on this website
Contact Siya on (021) 889 8101 for an application form to be faxed to you
Email siyasiswana@live.co.za to request an application form










Fax, email or hand-deliver application forms as well as all your supporting documentation to Siya, on or before 30 November 2011 as per the details on the application form.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a pre-assessment test, which will be conducted at the Boland College in Stellenbosch (Applicants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs related to the recruitment process).
Candidates not contacted for pre-assessment should assume that their application was unsuccessful.
Employment equity targets will apply.
SAWIT welcomes applications by learners with disabilities.
The successful applicant must be able to attend formal training blocks and undertake field visits and complete practical assignments for the duration of the course, upon which a stipend will be allocated.
The learnership includes a generous monthly stipend for the duration of the course.

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