What Are Learnerships Really About?

Posted on: Apr 3, 2017, in Blog

What are Learnerships really about and how do they benefit me?

Learnerships are Educational programmes that combine workplace experience with structured learning (i.e. theory and practice) that lead to a nationally recognized qualification.

Benefits of learnerships to industry:

Learnerships offer the private sector a vehicle to:

  • Contribute to the stabilisation of the investment and business environment by lowering the level of instability associated with our unemployment levels;
  • Contribute towards creating a skills pool in areas of current and / or future need;
  • Enhance entrepreneurship by providing young people with business exposure and networks,
  • Provide capacity in areas where there are budget constraints.

Benefits of learnerships to candidates:

Learnerships provide the following benefits to the learners:

  • Skills in computers, problem-solving, communication and life management are acquired
  • Workplace experience before entering a specific employment sector
  • Learnerships make learners more employable in their respective industries

Through a combination of workplace and classroom training the following nationally-recognised qualifications can be obtained through NOSA Logistics and the learnership process:

  1. General Education And Training Certificate In Transport: NQF1
  2. Certificate in New Venture Creation: NQF 2 
  3. National Certificate In Freight Handling: NQF 3
  4. National Certificate In Professional Driving: NQF 3
  5. National Certificate in Road Transport: NQF3
  6. National Certificate In Business Administration Services: NQF 3

Plus, claim back up to R 120 000 from the learnership tax allowance programme and increase B-BBEE points. Read more

For more information on learnership implementation and how learnerships can benefit your organisation, kindly contact one of regional offices:

Dbn: info@nosalogistics.co.za

Jhb: infojhb@nosalogistics.co.za

Cpt: infocpt@nosalogistics.co.za

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