x100 unemployed youth wanted for SASSA Learnerships in all provinces

Job Summary

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), in partnership with HWSETA and Wits Health Consortium (WHC), has an internship opportunity for 100 unemployed TVET college learners.

Closing date: 28 January 2024

  • Job type: Internship (18 months fixed term)
  • Stipend: R 3 500 per month.

Location: Learners will be based at SASSA Offices in various provinces as indicated below:

  • Pretoria (1),
  • Gauteng (11),
  • North West (11),
  • Limpopo (11)
  • Kwa Zulu Natal (11),
  • Western Cape (11),
  • Northern Cape (11),
  • Eastern Cape (11),
  • Mpumalanga (11) and
  • Free State (11).

The Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) is responsible for the education, training and skills development requirements of the health, social development and veterinary sectors.

Main purpose of the Internship

To provide unemployed learners who have completed their N6 theory from a TVET college with 18 months of workplace experience in their related field of study in order to graduate.

The focus will be on HR, Finance, Business Administration, Communications, Customer Care, ICT and related fields of study.

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Minimum Requirements

  • N6 Certificate or statement of results from TVET college
  • Candidates must provide a letter from the TVET college confirming the learner requires 18 months of work experience.
  • Candidates must be South African Citizens residing within a reasonable proximity of the SASSA office of placement.
  • Candidates must be unemployed.

Learner Responsibilities

  • Successfully complete a minimum of eighteen months’ workplace training at the SASSA Office of placement.
  • To comply with all administrative requirements of the internship timeously.
  • Ensure that their log book is completed by their mentor timeously.
  • Provide support to the management team under the supervision of a mentor at SASSA.

How to Apply

Should you meet the requirements please click the link below, complete the application and attach a copy of your ID, N6 Certificate or statement of results, letter from the TVET college confirming that 18 months of work experience is required and CV: or apply here:

All copies of qualifications, letters or statement of results including the ID must be certified not older than 3 months and must be clear.

NB: If the above- mentioned documents are not submitted, the application will not be processed. The closing date for all applications is 28 January 2024. No application will be considered after the closing date.

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Careers at SASSA

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is providing hope to more than 18 million people, who receive various types of grants. Social grant help improve the health, education, work participation and livelihoods of beneficiaries.

The Agency is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, Preference will be given to candidates whose
appointment will assist the Agency in achieving its Employment Equity targets in terms of the Agency’s
Employment Equity Plan. Person with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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