City of Ekurhuleni Internships Workplace Experience Programmes South Africa 2023/2024

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ABOUT City of Ekurhuleni:

On the 5 December 2000, nine Gauteng cities/towns and 11 administrations formed to make the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM.) This metropolitan was made up of previous local administrations, namely the Boksburg, Alberton, Kempton Park, Benoni, Khayalami Metropolitan Council, Germiston, Nigel, Brakpan, Edenvale/Lethabong, Springs, and the Eastern Gauteng Services Councils.

Thereafter, a long-term vision for the municipality was created to acknowledge the challenges it faced for an improved and greater working/living environment. Ekurhuleni metropolitan got its name from the Tsonga language, meaning ‘Place of Peace’- this was symbolic in the diversity and new progression the people knew Ekurhuleni would face.

Eukurhuleni’s corporate identity was approved on May 31st 2001, setting them apart from neighbouring towns and cities.


Location: Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract duration: various, dependent on the programme

Ekurhuleni Municipality is offering a number of Skills Development programmes. They are as follows:
Learnerships: This grants candidates the opportunity to engage in structured learning. This is open to individuals who have completed a Matric (NSC) or equivalent and are striving towards gaining work-based experience. Ekurhuleni Municipality’s learnerships last for 12 to 24 months and is based on theoretical and practical work experience. The Learnership programme can also lead individuals towards gaining a registered NQF qualification.

Work Integrated Learning: This is a programme aimed at candidates who have completed an NQF-6 Qualification. Here, candidates will work for a 12, 18 or 24 month period where they will gain the practical experience they require to help them achieve their formal qualification.

Internship: This is a programme offered to candidates who have finished tertiary studies and wish to further gain work experience in a formal environment

Internship Programme for Learners with HET HQF-5 and above: This programme is designed for candidates with a completed NQF-5 related to the Local Government sector. The candidates enter this programme with the aim to gain practical experience that will help them secure employment. This programme by Ekurhuleni Municipality is a 12 month workplace experience programme.

Internship Programme for Learners with past Vocational (TVET) and NCV qualifications: This programme is aimed at candidates who have completed National Vocational Qualifications within NQF levels 1, 2, 3 or 4 that is related to the Local Government sector. The candidate enters this 12 month programme with the aim of gaining practical experience to aid them in future employment.


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 be a South African citizen
  • Must be a resident of Ekurhuleni
  • Must NOT have been involved in any other (similar) programmes in Ekurhuleni Municipality
  • Must be unemployed
  • Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Learnership programme – education requirement: must have completed Matric (NSC)
  • Work Integrated Learning programme – education requirement: must have completed a N6 qualification
  • Internship Programme – education requirement: must have completed a NQF level 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 National Vocational Qualifications


Applications must be submitted online for the following position: City of Ekurhuleni Internships/ Learnership/ Workplace Experience Programmes

Attach the following documents to your application email:


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