Dept of International Relations: Learnership Programme 2023


Imbumba Aganang Private Party (RF) Proprietary Limited is a special purpose entity incorporated to facilitate the financing, design, construction and operation of head office accommodation for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (“DIRCO”) through a service concession agreement. Both Parties have formed a partnership agreement with PKF Octagon Incorporated and formed an extensively tailored learnership/internship programme.

Imbumba Aganang in collaboration with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and PKF Octagon Incorporated are inviting applications for a thirty-six (36) and twenty-four (24) months Learnership/Internship Programme as a contribution towards Skills Development as well as giving unemployed graduates an opportunity to gain experience in various areas.


The specific areas:

36 months Learnerships: Financial Management and ICT

24 months Learnerships: Facilities management and Legal


24 months Internships: Property and Facilities management, Human resources, Supply chain management, Public Diplomacy, Internal Audit, Risk Management, DTRD MSU (Diplomatic Training, Research and Development), State Protocol, Consular services, Records management, COO


Regulatory Framework:

This initiative is in partnership with a number of Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA’s) .


In South Africa, SETAs, or Sector Education and Training Authorities, play a crucial role in the country’s skills development and training initiatives. These organizations are responsible for overseeing the skills development needs within specific economic sectors. SETA’s collaborate with employers, labor representatives, and other stakeholders to identify skills gaps, develop relevant training programs, and ensure that South Africa’s workforce is equipped with the necessary skills to contribute effectively to the economy. By focusing on sector-specific needs, SETA’s aim to enhance the quality of training and education, promote employment, and ultimately support economic growth. The system helps align training programs with the demands of various industries, fostering a more skilled and adaptable workforce in South Africa.



Benefits of a Learnerships/Internship as a unique vehicle to skills development:

1. Increase access to employment opportunities
2. Assist in Career-Pathing and Self-development
3. Provide a monthly stipend to learners while they learn
4. Serve as an entrance into the industry for unemployed learners

Imbumba Aganang in collaboration with the Department of International Relations and PKF Octagon Incorporated invite you to apply!

Closing Date: 22 January 2024


    The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity targets. Qualified women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




    Imbumba Aganang in collaboration with the Department of International Relations and PKF Octagon Incorporated invite you to apply!

    Interested candidates can visit our website


    Closing date for applications 22 January 2024



    ONLY shortlisted applicants must print, scan, sign and submit the Z83 form before the interview and it must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications (including academic transcripts), reflecting compliance with the minimum requirements as well as a copy of your ID.



      Link to Z83 form:


      • Please indicate the study field / area as the reference number on the Z83 Form
      • No faxed/hand-delivered applications will be considered



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