16 October 2020

PPECB Internship Opportunities 2020

PPECB Internship Opportunities offers learners an opportunity to be part of the Agri Export Technologist Programme for high-potential, disadvantaged graduates to gain exposure to agri-export technology, while receiving an accredited qualification - National Certificate: Perishable Product Technology ( SAQA ID: 5834; NQF Level 5 ).

During this 12 month development opportunity, successful candidates are placed at inspection-points in various regions under the mentorship of PPECB specialists.

Students are exposed to quality assurance practices applicable to specific perishable products ( i.e. citrus, grapes, etc.).


Are you in possession of a completed 3-year national qualification (minimum) in one of the following fields:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Food Technology
  • Environmental Healths
  • Strong academic history
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Competent in the use of the English language
  • Currently unemployed.


Accredited facilitators provide formal theoretical training on:

  • Export legislation and certification
  • Factors influencing export
  • Food safety
  • Product knowledge
  • Cold chain management
  • Total quality management systems and viability
  • Recent innovations.


  • Ceres - Ceres, WC 6835 ZA (Primary)
  • Citrusdal - Citrusdal, WC 7340 ZA
  • Durban - Durban, KN 4052 ZA
  • Grabouw - Grabouw, WC 7160 ZA
  • GT ZA
  • Nelspruit - Nelspruit, MP 1200 ZA
  • Paarl - Paarl, WC 7646 ZA
  • Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth, EC 6045 ZA
  • Robertson - Robertson, WC 6705 ZA
  • Tzaneen - Tzaneen, LP 2850 ZA

PLEASE NOTE: Only applications containing all of the documentation listed below can be considered. Please provide an active email address for communications regarding your application.

  • A comprehensive CV
  • Certified copies of your full academic record to date
  • One reference letter
  • Copy of your ID document.
Closing Date: 30 November 2020

PPECB is an equal opportunity employer and promotes compliance with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act. It is our intention to promote equity according to our Employment Equity plan with the filling of posts. All applications will be considered, with the understanding that, in terms of the PPECB Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.

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