AgriSETA was established as the Sector Education and Training Authority for the economic sub-sectors that include primary and secondary agriculture through the Skills Development Act of 1998.

 

2020 ACADEMIC YEAR & 2020/2021 FINANCIAL YEAR

BURSARIES, INTERNSHIPS, GRADUATE PLACEMENT, ARTISAN DEVELOPMENT

WINDOW PERIOD

 

AgriSETA invites all AgriSETA levy paying employers, Commodity Organizations, NGOs, CBOs, Community Based Cooperatives and small BEE firms to forward applications for

Bursaries, Internships, Artisan Development and Graduate Placement.

 

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY AGRISETA IN THE PAST, STAKEHOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO LIMIT APPLICATIONS TO ABSOLUTE SCARCE AND CRITICAL SKILLS AND PRIORITY PROGRAMMES as per the

National Skills Development Plan (NSDP).

 


VALID SARS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE SHOULD ACCOMPANY CONTRACTS DURING SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS. NO CONTRACT SHALL BE ACCEPTED/CAPTURED IN THE AgriSETA SYSTEM UNLESS A VALID TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE IS PROVIDED. FAILURE TO SUBMIT A VALID TAX CLEARANCE CERTICATE SHALL JEOPARDISE YOUR APPROVAL AND FUNDS SHALL BE REALLOCATED.

GUIDELINES

 

  • Applications are open from 01 August 2019 to 15 September 2019.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcomes between 11 November 2019 to 13 December 2019.
  • Only online and email application system shall be used to avoid loss of documents and to promote paperless environment.
  • Only online and email completed application forms with relevant supporting documents shall be considered for evaluation.
  • Only employers in the agricultural sector can apply for employed and unemployed learners.
  • To access AgriSETA online application system, please visit AgriSETA website, Home Page. (Indicium System)
  • NO walk-in applications shall be allowed.
  • No late application will be considered.

 

 

GUIDELINES FOR BURSARIES

 

  • Please note that only agricultural related qualifications shall be supported for unemployed learners while ONLY levy paying companies can apply for other qualifications supporting their enterprises.
  • Funding to employed learners should be limited to their actual expenses related to the learning programme.
  • No funding shall be provided to students who receive funding from other Government sources, e.g. NSFAS.

        Learners who have been funded the previous year and would like to continue with the same qualification, are supposed to re-apply (Continuations).

 

GUIDELINES FOR INTERNSHIPS/GRADUATE PLACEMENT

 

*    Funding for Internships shall only be for learners who require practical exposure in order to obtain a qualification in agriculture.

*    Funding for Graduate Placement shall only be for learners who and have qualifications and require workplace experience in order to increase their chances of employment.

 

GUIDELINES FOR ARTISAN DEVELOPMENT

 

*    Employers who would like to apply for learners doing trades.

 

ALL APPLICATIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ONLY SECTORAL PRIORITY OCCUPATIONS AND PRIORITY PROGRAMMES LISTED IN THIS ADVERTISEMENT

Sectoral Priority Occupations (Pivotal)



FUNDING CATEGORIES& RATES

 

Please click on the learning programme to download the application form.

ARTISAN DEVELOPMENT

o    R55 000.00 per learner

 

INTERNSHIPS & GRADUATE PLACEMENT

o    R47 700.00 per learner

 

BURSARIES

o    R39 750.00 (Under Graduate)/Per learner

o    R63 600.00 (Post Graduate)/Per learner



Please send the relevant applications to the below emails:

Internships: int.app@agriseta.co.za
Apprenticeships: art.app@agriseta.co.za
Graduate Placement: gp.app@agriseta.co.za
Bursary: burs.app@agriseta.co.za

 

For further enquiries for the respective learning programmes, please contact:

 

  • Artisan Development

Mr Mashilo Moroko - 012- 301 5627 mashilo@agriseta.co.za

 

  • Graduate Placement/Internship/Bursaries

Ms Granny Choeu 012-301 5602 granny@agriseta.co.za

 

 

Closing Date: 15 September 2019



 
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