Closing Date: 19 October 2015

De Aar (REF.WS01/10/2015),), George (RE F. WS02/10/2015), Springbok (REF.WS03/10/2015), Pretoria (REF.WS04/10/2015), Port Elizabeth (REF.W05/10/2015 ), East London (REF.WS06/10/2015). Ermelo (REF.WS07/10/2015), Thohoyandou (REF.WS08/10/2015) f or 2016  


Candidat es with a Grade 12 (Matric) certificate with 40% (E symbol) or higher for Mathematics (not mathematics literacy) as well as 40% or higher for Physical Science are invited to apply for learnership to undergo ten (10) months observation training at the SA Weather Service Regional Training Centre in Pretoria, commencing February 2016

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 in terpersonal relations and computer literacy will serve as additional recommendations.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service learnership application form, obtainable from the SA Weather Service website:  or contact Ms. Gugu Maphisa (012 367 6214), [email protected]

In order to be considered, the learnership application form ( make use of the 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, and Pretoria 0001, for the attention of M s . 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 unsuccessful.

NB. For interview purposes applicants should please quote the reference mentioned at the beginning of the different adverts.