Gauteng Dept of Social Development: Learnership Programme 2021

Closing Date: 30 September 2020

Department of Social Development offers exciting opportunities to suitable candidates who have passed a NQF Level 4 FETC Certificate in Early Childhood Development for potential placement in our learnership programme


  • Youth from all race and gender groups, inclusive of persons with disabilities 
  • Foster Children 
  • Orphans Youth Related to Military Veterans
  •  Child Headed Families 

Successful learners will be expected to enter into an 18-month contract from 2021 and would be placed at the Early Childhood Development Centre where they are volunteering / employed

FETC: Early Childhood Development NOF Level 5

  • Volunteers at ECD qualification Centres
  • Letter from Principal at ECD centre confirming that they will mentor the learner during the 18 month programme
  • Already in possession of a NQF Level 4 ECD qualification
  • Grade 12

Documents to be attached

  • Certified copy of the NQF ECD Level 4C admittance requirement for this learnership  
  • Certified copy of ID 
  • Proof of residence in Gauteng .
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate 
  • CV 
  • Proof of income of person supporting you and their ID  
  • Court order if you were a foster child 
  • Background report from a social worker to child headed families ECD qualification orphans and foster children . Grade 12
  • Proof or relation to military veteran
  • In terms of the ECD learnership a letter from the Principal or a ECD centre confirming that there will be mentored and placed at the ECD centre for 18 months

NB: No incomplete, fared or emailed applications will be considered All applications should be submitted to the Departmental Regions and Institutions nearest to the applicant’s residential area

How to Apply

Applications: Download Application Form or can be obtained from Department of Social Development’s, regional offices and institutions.

Enquiries: 011 355 7932 / 011 255 7616