Elementary NQF Level 2 Certificate – Animal / Plant Production

The opportunity to acquire skills, knowledge and workplace experience in the field of Animal / Plant Production. The duration of Learnership is 12 months and earn a stipend of R3575.75

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) is looking for persons from various communities with interest and appropriate qualification to enter into Further Education and Training Certificate in Animal / Plant Production Learnership, National Qualifications Framework NQF Level 2


  • Grade 09 / AET Level 04
  • Must be South African
  • 18 – 35 years

The FET Certificate in Animal / Plant Production Learnership

This Learnership comprises of 30% of theory work / instructional learning and 70% workplace Learning. This Learnership is outcome based and is intended to contribute towards skills shortage in South Africa.

The DARD Learnership is based on a legal binding agreement between the employer, learner and the training service provider. The Learnership Programe shall be presented for a period of one year consisting of:

1. Theory – A 30% intensive instructional learning theory

2. Workplace Training – This is 70% workplace learning that shall take place at the farms and DARD Research Stations. The Learner shall be regarded as competent after the successful completion of the instructional learning phase, the workplace learning phase, the final submission of the Portfolio of Evidence (POE) and the successful external verification by AgriSeta.

Any contravention or deviation from the Leanership agreement during the twelve months’ period shall be dealt with by the DARD in accordance with section 17 and 18 of the Skills Development act 97 of 1998

it should be noted that after the successful completion of your Learnership. FET Certificate in Animal/Plant Production NQF 4 will be issued.
However the Department Agriculture and Rural Development does not guarantee any permanent employment.


Complete the application form in your own writing. This application form is obtainable in the DARD website (www.kzndard.gov.za). Make sure that you do not leave empty spaces and the application form is signed and dated by the applicant. Attach certified copies of your certificates and identity document that are not older than twelve months. No late incomplete or unsigned application form shall be accepted. Fax and Emailed application shall not be accepted.

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is an equal opportunity employer and the provision of the employment equity act shall be taken into consideration in the enrolment into the Leadership.

Enquiries: MP Mthanti 0333559557, 0769356835

Application forms can be posted to the following address:
The Director: Human Resource Development
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
P/Bag x9059


NB: Correspondence shall be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, regard your application for Learnership has been unsuccessful


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