The Hospitality Youth Training Programme is a twelve-month learnership programme targeting unemployed youth. The project is rolled out in all nine provinces in South Africa. Learners are trained in tourism and hospitality related fields to enable them to gain experience in the overall operations of the industry. Training is offered through accredited training institutions. This programme provides training within the tourism and hospitality value chain in the following qualifications:
The training is 70% practical and 30% theory. At the end of training, they receive certificates which are accredited by the Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA).
Criteria for Selection of beneficiaries.