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Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) Apprenticeships 2024

Job Summary

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is recruiting for the Apprenticeships 2024: MISA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME (REF NO: APP INTERN 01/2024).

Closing date: 29 February 2024

MISA hereby offers Apprenticeship opportunities, in the 2024/25 financial year, which are aimed at facilitating training and work exposure for Apprentices. Successful candidates will be placed in identified municipalities.

About MISA

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is a Schedule 3 government component of the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG) established in terms of Section 7(5) of the Public Service Act of 1994 (as amended), with the mandate to provide technical support and build technical capacity for municipalities to enhance their capability to undertake efficient planning, delivery, operations, and maintenance of municipal infrastructure.

Whilst the programme is not exclusively limited to individuals from previously disadvantaged communities, MISA encourages historically disadvantaged individuals to apply.

About the MISA Apprenticeship Programme

The Apprenticeship Programme is a three-year Learnership Programme aimed at facilitating training of successful learners to become Artisans.

The MISA Apprenticeship Programme is a structured learnership focusing on youth from (TVET) Technical and Vocational Education and Training) band and various accredited training institutions, who possess relevant qualifications for the advertised trades.

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Successful candidates shall undergo on-the-job and off-the-job training en route to qualifying as Artisans. The recruitment is targeting a cohort that shall start in the 2024/2025 financial year, in particular learners who are from identified municipal areas (Refer to D below: List of targeted municipalities).

Successful candidates will enter into three-year learnership contracts as determined by the requirements of the specific trades. The learners will enter into contracts with MISA and be placed with municipalities for the duration of the learnership.

(This programme offers opportunities to unemployed youth, with interest and relevant qualifications to pursue the following trades): Plumbing, Bricklaying, Electrical, Diesel Mechanic and Motor Mechanic. The table below contains further details about the MISA Apprenticeship Programme.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted on the MISA application form (please make sure that the REFERENCE NUMBER of the position applied for is on the application form — meaning the reference number for the Trade as indicated in item A (Apprenticeship Programme ) above.

Please note that all required documents i.e. application etc can be obtained on the following website/s (www.misa.gov.za www.cogta.gov.za). Alternatively, the application form can be requested via email at: misarecruitment2@misa.gov.za

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All applications need to include the following: • Reference number of the applied trade /position and the name of municipality as per the list • Curriculum vitae; • Certified copies of relevant qualifications.• Certified copy of the applicant’s South African identity document; and • Proof of residential address.

Note: Though the advert is aimed at attracting applicants across all municipalities in the nine provinces of SA, applicants residing from the listed provinces are encouraged to apply, based on the list of municipalities (Under paragraph D).

MISA reserves the right to / not to make appointments. If no response is received from MISA in 90 days after the closing date, it must be presumed that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence regarding the advertised positions will be limited to successful candidates only.

1. Applicants will be subjected to suitability checks including qualifications, employment, credit, criminal records, company ownership / directorship and reference checks.

2. Fax, post and hand delivered applications will not be accepted. 3. Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

4. Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately be disqualified. 5. Successful candidates will be subjected to a medical fitness test.

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6. Direct or indirect canvassing for preferential treatment will lead to immediate disqualification of the relevant applicant.

Enquiries: Ms Nobuhle Latha (012) 848 5529 or Ms Thulisile Mosoeu (012) 848 5515

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 29 FEBRUARY 2024 @ 16H00 PM.

NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. MISA is an equal opportunity employer, Individuals from previously disadvantaged communities are encouraged to apply.

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