Closing Date: 20 October 2017
ONE YEAR BSC BRIDGING COURSE (INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY) FOLLOWE D BY HONOURS IN METEOROLOGY AND A POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN WEATHER FORECASTING. (REF.WS – bridge – 10 / 10 / 201 7 ), for 2018 is offering Bursaries for study
The South African Weather Service invites graduates who are in possession of a three year BSc degree with suitable major subjects such as Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics. Oceanography or Meteorological related subjects, to apply for a bursary to undergo a one year course in basic meteorology. The minimum requirements are Mathematics on level 2 and Physics on level 1.
The course will include a range of meteorological courses. The students will study at the University of Pretoria . This course will start in February 2018. On successful completion of the course selected students will have an op portunity to study the BSc meteorology Honours course and the post graduate certificate in Weather Forecasting as stipulated by the South Africa.
FORECASTING INTERNSHIP (REF.WS 12 /10 /2017 ),
The South African Weather Service invites graduates who are in possession of an honours degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric sciences with at least mathematics on second year university level and physical sciences on first year university level to apply for a one year training internship in forecasting at the head office of the South African Weather Service in Pretoria. This course will star t in February 201 8 . The forecasting offices where forecasters possibly can be appointed are: Pretoria, OR Tambo International Airport , Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town.
The following must accompany the application:
- certified copy of Matric results
- certified copy of the full academic record to prove the subject choice at the university where applicable
- certified copy of SA identity document
- Motivation Letter
- certified copy of the different degrees
The following will serve as recommendations:
- Good interpersonal relations
- A basic level of computer literacy
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form
In order to be considered, th e bursary 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
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.
For any enquiries regarding the content of the training please contact Ms. C Rae at Tel (012 ) 367 – 6019