Tuesday, 1 September 2015

5X Armscor Apprenticeships 2015

Armscor supports Government’s commitment to support and recognise military veterans for their contribution to bringing about the realisation of a peaceful, democratic and prosperous South Africa. Applications are invited from people who meet the requirements for military veterans benefits as stipulated in the Military Veterans Act no 18 of 2011.

Purpose – Armscor actively participates in addressing the shortage of critical and scarce skills by promoting its career opportunities for young South Africans. Armscor’s bursary scheme and apprenticeship and entrepreneurial training are initiatives for developing critical and scarce skills and building capacity for South Africa’s defence industry.

OPTIONS

BURSARY SCHEME: Grade 12 and proof of admission from local universities to study towards aeronautics, mechatronics, electrical/electronics, mechanical engineering, Computer science and Ergonomics disciplines.

APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING: Qualifying young people attend theory training at various technical, vocational and education training colleges and are given on-the-job training at the Dockyard until they are ready to do their trade test as rigger, electrician, electrical fitter, or fitter and turner.

ENTREPRENEURIAL AND COMPUTER SKILLS TRAINING: This initiative aims to empower the beneficiaries with a range of skills for the workplace.

OPPORTUNITIES

The Armscor Human Resources Department’s Learning and Talent Development Division currently has the following opportunities for military veterans or dependants:

BURSARIES (5 vacancies): Requirements: Grade 12 and proof of admission from local universities to study towards aeronautics, mechatronics, electrical/electronics, mechanical engineering, computer science and ergonomics disciplines.

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME (5 vacancies): Requirements: Applicants must have passed Grade 9 with mathematics and science and/or AET level 4. A national vocational certificate would be an advantage. Please clearly indicate choice of trade discipline and the applicable reference number in the subject heading.

COMPUTER LITERACY GRANTS (20 vacancies): Requirements: English Communication Skills.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS (5 vacancies): Requirements: English Communication Skills.

How to apply

Applications close on 14 September 2015. E-mail your CV to careers@armscor.co.za. Remember to quote this reference (Ref: TDO-MV).

NB: Only applications indicating the JOB TITLE AND REFERENCE NUMBER in the subject heading of your e-mail will be considered. All hand-delivered applications should be submitted to Molemo Mogadime or Slie Mbeje at Block 4, Level 0, Office 425.

CLOSING DATE: 14 September 2015
Late applications will not be considered.
Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

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