CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FROM MINING AND MINERALS SECTOR EMPLOYERS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE JOINT MQA AND NSF ARTISAN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) is a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) for the Mining and Minerals Sector in terms of the Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998.
The MQA is calling for applications from companies who are registered in the MQA Database of employers to submit expressions of interest to participate in a project for the training of unemployed learners in Artisan learnerships/apprenticeships. This is a joint project funded by the MQA and the National Skills Fund (NSF) of the Department of Labour. The project is aimed at registering 1000 learners in the following disciplines:
Companies will be required to use the Provincial Department of Labour Database of work seekers in their recruitment drive and preference will be given to historically disadvantaged South Africans citizens. The MQA will pay a grant of R10 000 per learner for every six months of training to subsidise the cost of training.
Companies who are interested in participating must complete and email or fax the application form to the persons below:
to access the Employer Application Form
to access the Employer Criteria
The application form is also available on request from the persons stated above.
Applications must reach the MQA Office by end of business on 30 January 2009.