Chefs Training Programme at Dept of Tourism: SACA

 The National Department of Tourism and South African Chefs Association is offering the Chefs Training Programme 2016 / 2017 in South Africa. The Chef Traineeships 2016/2017 can boost your experience level in short span of time, so you should get full advantage of Chef Learnerships 2016. The Chef Jobs usually remain available / vacant in South Africa, so you may also avail the Chef Careers after having good experience in the field. The Chef Apprenticeships 2016/2017 should be availed by the interested candidates to raise their experience in Chef field. Chef Jobs in South Africa mostly remain available / vacant, so you should avail the SACA Chef Vacancies in order to get experience.

SACA Chef Careers will kick start your career by engaging you under the team of Expert Chefs in South Africa. The SACA Chef Jobs may also be available for you after completing the National Youth Chef Training Jobs 2016 / 2017. The Chef Training Programme 2016 should be availed by interested candidates after having a look on the details below.

SACA Chefs Training 2016 / 2017 at Department of Tourism, South Africa

Do you have ambition, a passion for cooking and dream of working in South Africa’s hospitality industry? Then the National Department of Tourism, in conjunction with Expanded Public Works Programme and the South African Chefs Association, has a great opportunity for you! This is a national programme and therefore all 9 provinces will be participating.The National Youth Chefs Training Programme helps young, unemployed people gain the skills necessary to succeed in the hospitality industry.

The criteria for acceptance into the programme

  • Between 18 and 35 years of age
  • A matric qualification
  • Matric-level English
  • South African citizenship
  • A certified ID copy and matric certificate
  • You have been unemployed for a minimum of 12 months

How to Apply for National Youth Chefs Training Programme 2016-2017 in South Africa

Closing date for applications is 13 May 2016. If you meet this criteria please email your application to [email protected] and [email protected] or fax to 086 756 6864/086 756 6234 or post to PO Box 291305, Melville, 2109. Please note that if you haven’t received a response by two weeks after the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful.

If you meet the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should apply online for Chefs Traineeship Programme 2016/2017. The Chef Jobs for Trainees should be availed by the interested candidates to get valuable experience.

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  34. Dear Mr o Mrs my name is Wendy ndlovu am a 26 yrs unemployed n I HV tryid to fine a job but its hard with ought any qualification I only have matric and I did very well I studied 1 semester at unisa in 2013 but I couldn’t complit it because I didn’t have money to pay so I dropped out now am just staying with my family with no job n no one is working who can pay for my studies can u please give me an opotunity to make a better life for me n my family Thank u my contact number is 078

  35. Wendy Ndlovu 0789576823

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  38. Hello my name is Palesa I’m a 19 year old who was in matric in 2016 and I’ve always wanted to be a chef I have passion when comes to food. All I need is to go to culinary school and a bursary pay for my studies and I would really appreciate if you could help me. I really need this qualification in order for me to be employed in hospitality industry. Thank You.

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  41. Plz emain me tje information about how i should apply for a SACA learnership or rather the appication forms for 2018

  42. I have applied for both national and provincial but no response, I think bafaka abantu babo kwezi zinto guys badlala ngathi qha kulo rhulumente ulawulayo.

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  46. i’m really really passionate about cooking & i have applied for both provincial 2017, 2018 but i got no response yet. i beg to be given a chance to show off my skills in the kitchen, true skills. SOS

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