WHAT IS A LEARNERSHIP?
A Learnership is a work-based learning programme that leads to an NQF registered qualification. They are also directly related to an occupation or field of work. A Learnership programme means that a learner studies theory while completing practical assignments in the workplace. This enhances learning and exposure to a work environment, providing excellent value.
Learnerships promote access to education and training as they allow you to work and start your career while also studying for an accredited qualification.
BENEFITS OF A LEARNERSHIP TO AN EMPLOYER
» Learnerships are developed by the industry for the industry, in consultation with all relevant stakeholders, so the learning programmes and qualifications of the Learners are relevant to the specific occupations.
» Learnerships create an opportunity for companies to collaborate with training providers, enabling them to customise learning programmes to meet specific workplace needs.
» Learnerships improve skills and work performance. Because employees will be acquiring new knowledge and skills and