Youth Skills Development Programmes 2021/22

​Skills Development Programmes are a critical element that contribute to the success of the tourism sector. An adequately skilled workforce ensures world class service levels are maintained within the tourism value chain, and also assure an enhanced visitor experience.

The Department’s Youth Skill Development Programmes are informed by the broader objectives of the National Tourism Sector Strategy that addresses skills shortages in the tourism sector by capacitating unemployed youth and graduates.

In the 2021/22 financial year, the Department will implement various training programmes to enhance and upskill the youth to make a meaningful contribute to the economy of the country.

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES 2021/22

CHEFS TRAINING PROGRAMME:

This programme provides training in the field of Professional Cookery. It enables competent chefs to gain employment or create business opportunities in the hospitality industry. Learners who successfully complete the programme attain a National Certificate in Professional Cookery: (14111) NQF level 4, CATHSSETA accredited.

1) Applications open for youth in the Northern Cape Province

Application requirements: Click Here
Learnership duration: 12 Months
Send application to: info@mortarboard.co.za
Closing date: 18 June 2021
Enquiries: Motarboard Solutions C: 082 968 4580

FOOD SAFETY ASSURERS PROGRAMME:

Food Safety is a scientific discipline that priorities the methodologies used in handling, preparing, and storing food to prevent food borne diseases and severe health hazards. Learners who successfully complete the programme attain CATHSSETA and Food and Bev accredited certificates from NQF level 2, 3 and 5 qualification/s related to the manufacturing, storage and processing of food in the hospitality industry.

1) Applications open for youth in the Gauteng Province

Application requirements: Click Here
Learnership duration: 12 Months
Send application to: info@ktmsprojects.co.za
Closing date: 18 June 2021
Enquiries: KTMS Projects T: 016 100 1630 C: 065 898 6940 or 082 360 0791

2) Applications open for youth in the Western Cape Province

Application requirements: Click Here
Learnership duration: 12 Months
Send application to: info@ttbisa.co.za
Closing date: 18 June 2021
Enquiries: Tourism and Business Institute of SA T: 021 448 5432