Closing Date: 30 August 2013
The Municipal infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) in conjunction with Municipalities offers unemployed graduates (between ages: 16 to 35) three years apprenticeship in the local government sector. MlSA is an agency of government accountable to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) established to serve as a single window of coordination for the development of Technical capacity in local government.
The rationale for the establishment of MISA is to support accelerated municipal infrastructure development to eradicate service and rehabilitation backlogs related to the provision of basic services as well as develop the capacity of municipalities to sustainably deliver and manage infrastructure. MISA strives for excellence in the context of service delivery and skills development and encourages historically disadvantaged individuals to apply.
The MISA Apprentices Development Programme is a structured program focused on recruiting young graduates from various FET Colleges through structured programme in order to increase their workplace exposure. The aim programme is aimed at capacitating inexperienced graduates.
Successful candidates will enter into a three-year apprenticeship contract with the Municipal infrastructure Support Agent and be deployed to municipal Technical departments for local government service delivery. MISA offers 3 years apprenticeship opportunity with municipalities for the following trades:-
- Fitting and Turning
- Diesel Mechanics
Eligibility: FET College graduates meeting the minimum academic requirements in the form off:
- N4 Certificate with relevant trade subject
Applicants must be willing and available to undergo 3 years structured training, deployment and rotation to municipalities and FET Colleges leading towards qualification as artisans. MISA does not guarantee apprenticeship employment to graduates owing to participation in the apprenticeship programme. All applications need to include:-
- Curriculum Vitae
- Certified Copies of relevant qualifications
- Certified copy of Identity Document
- Proof of Residential address
Enquiries: Ms Tsakani Khosa, Tel; (011) 100 3126, Cell 082 496 4142
All application forms are to be posted to local municipalities or couriered to:-
Municipal infrastructure Support Agent, Capacity Building Unit, Letaba House Riverside Office Park, 1303 Heuwel Avenue Centurion 0046