Westfalia Fruit Learnerships

Westfalia Fruit is inviting all unemployed youth to apply for the ongoing 12 months Learnership Programme offered 2021 / 2022.

Westfalia Fruit Avo Academy is offering a learnership opportunity to unemployed members of the youth. This 12-month programme is open to candidates residing within the Westfalia Fruit Estates’ surrounding areas (Tzaneen, Johannesburg and Howick). Upon successful completion of the programme, the candidate will obtain an NQF-3 in Plant Production.

The programme will be divided into two portions:
The first 30% will consist of instructional learning theory and will take place at Westfalia Avo Academy training centre.
The remaining 70% will consist of workplace learning and will take place at relevant agricultural sections which will be chosen by the Westfalia Fruit Avo Academy

Minimum Requirements:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must have completed Grade 12/ Matric or have completed a relevant NQF level 2 relating to agricultural activities
  • Must reside in an area surrounding Westfalia Fruit Estates: Tzaneen, Johannesburg and Howick)
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must be beneficiaries of communities of interest to Westfalia Fruit
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years old
  • Must NOT be participating in another learnership opportunity/ similar programme

Location: Modjadjiskloof, Tzaneen

How to apply

Hand deliver your application to:
Westfalia Fruit Estates
Human Resources Office
R36 Main Road
Between Modjadjiskloof and Tzaneen

Attach the following documents to your application:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • A certified copy of your Grade 12/ Matric/ NQF-2 qualification
  • A certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of disability (if applicable)

Please note:

  • Preference will be given to targeted groups: 2% of candidates living with disabilities and 60% female candidates
  • Faxed or emailed applications will NOT be accepted
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • If you have not heard a response within 2-weeks of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful

For any queries related to this learnership programme, please contact Westfalia directly:
Contact person: Ms Agnes Ramafalo
Telephone number: 015 309 0106

Closing Date: 15 September 2021

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