Work Training For 2015 Matriculants (750XMatriculants)

Closing Date: 15 December 2015


Would you like to gain work experience in the public service? Then look no further than the Western Cape Government! Apply for our programme and we can make gaining work experience in the Public Service Better Together.
The Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) project will provide 750 matriculants from the class of 2015 with work experience and training in one of the 13 Western Cape Government Departments beginning 1 April 2016 until 31 March 2017. During this time you will receive a monthly stipend of R3 200.00 to cover your expenses.


• You have written the National Senior Certificate (NSC) in 2015, and only applicants who passed the final examinations will be considered;
• You are not going to study further in 2016;
• You are a South African citizen, residing in the Western Cape Province;
• You are between the ages of 18 and 24;
• You are not sure of the next step after school.
• You have no network or support to help you make career choices;
• You are financially constrained.

On-the-job training will be provided in the following departments:

• Department of the Premier; • Department of Agriculture; • Department of Community Safety; • Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport; • Department of Economic Development and Tourism; • Department of Environmental Affairs & Development Planning; • Department of Health; • Department of Human Settlements; • Department of Local Government; • Department of Social Development; • Department of Transport and Public Works; • Provincial Treasury; • Western Cape Education Department (WCED).

Why should you apply?

• You will acquire skills and work experience that will make you more marketable to future employers.
• You get contactable references on your CV.
• You will have career awareness exposure to assist you to make informed career choices together with a network to support and guide you.

How to Apply?

Applications open on Tuesday, 1 December 2015 and close on Friday, 15 January 2016. Click HERE to apply online

Applicants who do not have access to computers are encouraged to make use of the following internet facilities to complete the online application:
• Your local library;
• Your local Thusong Service Centre;
• The Khanya laboratory at your local government/public school;
• E-Community Forums and e-Centres in rural towns;
• The Western Cape Government Walk-in Contact Centre;
• An internet café.
• You can apply even before the results are available. Only attach your CV (preferably in MS Word). Other documentation like your ID can also be attached with your CV.

Only applicants who passed the final examinations will be considered. The final results will be verified with the Western Cape Education Department. Also, other personal information and documentation will be verified in terms of legislation.

Application tips:

1. If you do not have an e-mail address, create one immediately. You will need it to apply; 2. This page will take you to a registration process before you can apply; 3. Once you have registered successfully, you will receive an username and password; 4. You must use the username and password to login and complete your application; 5. Please save your username and password in a secure place so that you can access it, if so required.

If you experience any difficulty in applying, please contact the Support Team at 0861 145 465.

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