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South African Forestry Company Limited (SAFCOL): Silviculture Learnerships 2022

South African Forestry Company Limited (SAFCOL) invites unemployed youth to apply for Silviculture Learnership Programme 2021 / 2022.

Learnership Application Closing Date: 22 October 2021

Learnership Location: Sabie , Mpumalanga

Applications are invited from unemployed youth (18 – 35 years) who wish to pursue a career in Forestry. Successful applicants will be granted an opportunity to participate in a formal twelve-month Silviculture Learnership Programme (NQF 3). This will consist of accredited theoretical and practical training.   Learners will be based at the SAFCOL training centre (Platorand) situated at Sabie, Mpumalanga Province. Learners will receive a monthly stipend for the duration of the Learnership.   Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, people living with disabilities, black females and youth from communities with which SAFCOL has signed Social Compact.   Upon successful completion of the  Learnership,  learners will receive a  nationally recognised qualification: General Education and Training Certificate Silviculture NQF level 3. Learners will gain knowledge and experience that will improve their chances of getting employment with forestry companies and contractors or will be able to set up their own SMME.  


  •  Must be a South African Citizen;
  •  Must be an unemployed youth between 18 to 35 years’;
  •  Must have successfully passed matric (grade 12);
  •   Must have passion for forestry environment and be able to work outdoors;

How to apply:

Applications should be emailed to: Silviculturelearnership@safcol.co.za

Attach the following certified documents copies with your application letter:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  •  Matric certificate/ statement of symbol;
  • Identity document

Enquiries: Precious Ngobeni 013 754 2700

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