SA Weather Service: Learnership 2018 in Pretoria

Last updated on June 5th, 2018 at 08:41 am

South African Weather Service invites candidates to apply for Weather Observation Learnership Programme for 2018 at the SA Weather Service Regional Training Centre in Pretoria. The duration of this programme is 10 months.Candidates will receive training in all aspects of weather observation as per the National Certificate in Weather Observation. (SAQA QUAL ID no 58995). After completion of training, successful candidates may be appointed at regional offices where shift work will necessitate having a valid driver’s license. It will thus be expected of the learnership holders to obtain a driver license within the training year, at own cost. Good interpersonal relations and computer literacy will serve as additional recommendations.

Learnership Application Closing date: 20 October 2017

Learnership Provider : South African Weather Service

Learnership Location : Bloemfontein (REF.WS0 1 / 10 / 2017 ),
Calvinia (REF.WS02 / 10 / 2017 ),
De Aar x2 (REF.WS03 / 10 / 2017 ),
Mthatha (REF. WS0 4 / 10 / 2017 ),
OR Tambo Airport x2 (REF.WS0 5 / 10 / 2017 ),
Springbok x2 (REF.WS06 / 10 / 2017 ),
Upington (REF.WS07 / 10 / 2017 )


  • Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with 50% ( D symbol) or higher for Mathematics (not mathematics literacy)
  • 50% or higher for Physical Science
  • 50% or higher in English.

The South African Weather Service is an equal opportunity employer. It is t he intention of the Weather Service to promote representivity through the filling of these positions. This is an open advertisement, but candidature of individuals from the previously disadvantaged communities and females will receive preference.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service application form

In order to be considered, the application form should also be accompanied by certified copies of matriculation certificates and a testimonial. Please also state the relevant Ref. no for the respective region you are applying for. Successful candidates will be required to enter into a learnership contract with the South African Weather Service.

Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa

For any enquiries regarding the content of the training please contact Ms. C Rae at Tel (012 ) 367 – 6019


Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be un successful. NB. For interview purposes applicants should please quote the reference mentioned at the beginning of the different adverts.

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