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Training and Development Student Opportunities

City of Cape Town - Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing date yi 2 ka August 2024

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  • The City invites suitably qualified unemployed candidates, who meet the relevant minimum requirements to apply for Internship Programme Only Students permanently residing within the jurisdiction of Cape Town are eligible to apply
  • Preference will be given to graduates from universities, technical universities, colleges and TVET colleges, in the jurisdiction of Cape Town.
  • Interns must not be enrolled for further studies coinciding with the internship period with the exception of PhD and Doctoral students.


Skills Programme: Fixed-Term Contract

  • Grade 10/11/ National Senior Certificate (Grade12/Matric)/ N1 - N5/ Level 2 -4
  • The programme gives practical exposure to candidates with the objective of providing structured experiential learning opportunities

Work Integrated Learning (WIL): Fixed-Term Contract

  • National Certificate - N6 (WIL/In-service Training)
  • Institutions of Higher Learning – Letter from the Institution requesting WIL (In-service training), Transcript (Academic results)
  • The City offers a program which integrates academic learning with its application in the workplace where such learning is a specific requirement to obtain a formal qualification.
  • This work experience is usually defined, with clear learning outcomes and is formally known as In-Service Training

Graduate Internship Programme (GIP): Fixed-Term Contract:

  • A 3-year Diploma/National Diploma (from a registered University or University of Technology) or from accredited academic institution of higher learning.
  • Advanced Diploma / B-tech
  • Degree
  • Honours
  • Masters
  • PhD
  • The City offers graduate internship programmes to graduate students who have completed their qualification at an Institution of Higher Learning (University / University of Technology).
  • The programme may be either part-time or full-time for the purpose of skills transfer

Learnerships from 12 up to 24 months:

  • Grade 12 additional requirements may vary depending on type of Learnership
  • The City offers vocational education and training programme to facilitate the linkage between structured learning and work experience in order to obtain a registered qualification.
  • It combines theory and workplace practice into a qualification that is registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
  • The City is embarking on an ongoing drive to train numerous recruits on various programmes within the City of Cape Town.
  • This forms part of the City of Cape Town’s commitment in addressing the high levels of unemployment in our youth, as well as providing the necessary opportunities for skills enhancement.
  • The Student Opportunity initiative is to provide exposure and experience in various Directorates within the City.
  • Once completed, the acquired skills will significantly enhance opportunities for employment in various sectors industry.
  • Special conditions attached to the opportunity: Students must not be enrolled for further studies coinciding with the internship programme training period with the exception of Work Integrated Learning Programme, PhD and Doctoral Programme.
  • It must be emphasised there is no automatic guarantee of employment following the successful completion of the programme.
Additional Information
  • By submitting your application for a position at the City of Cape Town, you are consenting to the use of your personal information provided as part of your application and/or Recruitment process for Recruitment and Selection purposes.
  • In addition, you may be required to undergo, including but not limited to, Criminal and Security Checks, Personal Verification, and Lifestyle Audits, throughout your recruitment process and/or subsequent employment.
  • Applicants must apply on-line via e-Recruitment.
  • Please note that no hard copy or emailed applications will be accepted.
  • In order to apply on-line, applicants must first create an e-Services Account on the City of Cape Town Website.
  • Apply for a graduate internship/ www.capetown.gov.za/internships
  • On-line applications must include the following submission:
  • A certified copy of your South African Identity Document/ South African Citizenship (no affidavits will be accepted).
  • A recently certified copy of matric certificate/ Statement of results (mandatory).
  • A recently certified copy of your Highest Qualification Applicants may use any computer with internet access to apply. Smart phones are not compatible with this on-line application process and cannot be used to apply.
  • Applicants may use a Smart Cape computer at a City of Cape Town Library if they are a library member. (To become a library member, you will need to apply for membership at a library with your ID and proof of residence.).
  • If appointed, candidates are required to make themselves available to work as they are rostered, and are not permitted to have other employment or run a private business whilst in the employ of the City.
Ref No
  • CS 102/24 ext