SAFCOL Silviculture Learnerships Programme 2021 – 2022

SAFCOL invites applications to apply for Silviculture NQF LEVEL 3 Learnership Programme 2021.

Learnership Application Closing Date: 23 October 2020

Learnership Location: Sabie, Mpumalanga

Applications are invited from unemployed youth (18 – 35 years of age) 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 official 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 disability, 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’ old;
  • Must have successfully passed matric (grade 12);
  • Must have passion for forestry environment and be able to work outdoors;

How to apply: 

Attach the following certified documents copies with your application letter:

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

Post applications to:  Platorand Training Centre, Komatiland Forests Private Bag X526, Sabie 1260 OR Email to: [email protected]

Enquiries: Sipho Mogale 013 754 2700

Should you not have received a response within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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