Gauteng Dept of Social Development: Learnership Opportunity 2021


Department of Social Development offers exciting opportunities to suitable candidates who have passed an NQF Level 4 FETC Certificate in Early Childhood Development for potential placement in our learnership programme


  • Youth from all race and gender groups, inclusive of persons with disabilities
  • Foster Children
  • Orphans Youth Related to Military Veterans
  •  Child Headed Families

Successful learners will be expected to enter into an 18-month contract from 2021 and would be placed at the Early Childhood Development Centre where they are volunteering / employed

FETC: Early Childhood Development NOF Level 5

  • Volunteers at ECD qualification Centres
  • Letter from Principal at ECD centre confirming that they will mentor the learner during the 18-month programme
  • Already in possession of an NQF Level 4 ECD qualification
  • Grade 12

Documents to be attached

  • Certified copy of the NQF ECD Level 4C admittance requirement for this learnership
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Proof of residence in Gauteng.
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate
  • CV
  • Proof of income of person supporting you and their ID
  • Court order if you were a foster child
  • Background report from a social worker to child-headed families ECD qualification orphans and foster children. Grade 12
  • Proof of relation to military veteran
  • In terms of the ECD learnership a letter from the Principal or an ECD centre confirming that there will be mentored and placed at the ECD centre for 18 months

NB: No incomplete, fared or emailed applications will be considered All applications should be submitted to the Departmental Regions and Institutions nearest to the applicant’s residential area

How to Apply

ApplicationsDownload Application Form or can be obtained from the Department of Social Development’s, regional offices and institutions.

Enquiries: 011 355 7932 / 011 255 7616

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