Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Learners are invited to apply to take part in the first round of competitions at TVET colleges countrywide.
The National competition will take place in January 2017.
The application form is on our website and is to be completed electronically.
Applications close on 15 May 2016. Any person born in 1995 and after (i.e 22 years of age in 2017) can apply.
After the college competitions, winners will be invited to compete at the Provincial competitions, and the Provincial winners will be invited to compete at the National competition.
The dates of the college and provincial competitions will be made available soon.
Finalists will compete at the National competition in August 2016 to determine the winners for the international competition.
South Africa aims to add 5 new skills every time we compete.
The next international competition will be held in Abu Dhabi in 2017 and aims to:
• Promote exchange between young professionals from various regions of the world;
• Exchange skills, experience and technological innovations;
• Raise the understanding in governments, education and industry to the importance of skills training; and
• Raise the awareness of youth and those who influence the youth to opportunities available in skilled professions.