Closing Date: 31 May 2016
The Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA) invites students/undergraduates who are interested in joining the local government sector to apply for our bursary opportunity.
The LGSETA will only fund a course which falls within the scarce and critical skills areas in Local Government. Please See Table 1 and 2 below:
| LGSETA Scarce and Critical Skills
|121101||Chief Financial Officer|
|121104||Internal Audit Manager|
|121301||Policy and Planning Manager|
|132301||Construction Project Manager|
|213306||Water Quality Technician|
|214202||Civil Engineering Technologist|
|216401||Urban and Regional Planner|
|242207||Compliance Officer (Risk Officer)|
|311201||Civil Engineering Technician|
|311203||Town Planning Technician|
|313201||Water Plant Operator|
|312301||Building Construction Supervisor|
|341201||Community Development Worker|
|According to Chapter 14 – Schedule 4B of the South African Constitution, the general provisions of local government are as follows:|
|Child care facilities|
|Electricity and gas reticulation|
|Municipal health services|
|Municipal public transport|
|Municipal public works only in respect of the needs of municipalities in the discharge of their responsibilities to administer functions specifically assigned to them under this Constitutional or any other law|
|Pontoons, ferries, jetties, piers and harbours, excluding the regulation of international and national shipping and matters related thereto|
|Storm water management systems in built-up areas|
|Water and sanitation services limited to potable water supply systems and domestic waste-water and sewage disposal systems|
In making the final selection, first preference will be given to:
- Previously Disadvantaged Individuals
- People with Disabilities
- South African Citizens
- Unemployed youth
Bursaries are available to new applicants and students who are interested in furthering their studies at any of the Public Universities, Universities of Technology and TVET Colleges in South Africa. The bursary will cover the cost of registration, tuition, books and residence fees for up to the maximum amount of R 50 000 per annum.
How to Apply
Download Application forms. Completed application forms with the attachments should be submitted to: LGSETA, 47 Van Buuren Road, Bedfordview, 2007 or emailed to [email protected] . All submissions MUST be marked for the attention of LGSETA Bursaries.
There is a limited number of bursaries available and should you not have received any correspondence from LGSETA within 30 days from the closing date, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful.
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