SA Department of Tourism calls on graduates to apply for training programme

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CAPE TOWN, December 1 – South Africa’s department of tourism is calling on unemployed young people to participate in a countrywide 12-month training programme as data collectors for a national tourism information and monitoring system.

The department, through its expanded public works programme in partnership with other stakeholders, said it has an opportunity for young unemployed graduates to be trained as data collectors for the development of a National Tourism Information and Monitoring System.

The department said candidates should be South African citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years, in possession of a minimum National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 5, degree, national diploma, or higher qualification in tourism, statistics or related field.

Youth who wish to apply should register on the department of labour’s database, the employment system of South Africa (ESSA) by Monday December 4.

To register on ESSA, candidates must have an email account.

Registration Steps: go to www.labour.gov.za/go to online services and click on “Employment Service of South Africa”. You will be redirected to ESSA online, then click on “Register Individual”. – Accept the terms and conditions and click submit and then click next. – Fill in ID number, Surname, E-mail address in the text fields. – A new password will be sent to your email address.

The trainees will earn a stipend as they conduct surveys for the development of a National Tourism Information and Monitoring System.

– African News Agency (ANA)