An apprenticeship is a learning programme towards the achievement of a listed trade, which includes a trade test in respect of that trade. It covers theory, practical and structured workplace learning (on the job training).
A person certified as competent, via a trade test, to undertake a listed trade in accordance with relevant legislation.
Apprenticeships are funded for unemployed learners.
Funding: R50 000 per learner per annum, of which R2500 must be paid to the learner as a monthly stipend