DHET Learnership and Placement Officer

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has an opportunity for you to join their DHET Learnership and Placement Officer.

The responsibility of this officer is taking care of the placement for students of several TVET colleges.

There are Central Johannesburg TVET College, Letaba TVET College, and King Hintsa TVET College.

Other duties will be part of the explanation in the text you can find below. There is also information about the requirements, how to apply, and the closing date.

You can find the information you need about this opportunity in the article below and know whether you are eligible to apply.

DHET Learnership and Placement Officer
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Programme Description

Programme Title: DHET Learnership and Placement Officer

Recruiter: Department of Higher Education and Training

Reference Number: CJC/LEOF/2022

Salary: R261 372 per annum (Level 07), plus benefits as applicable in the Public Service

Location: Central Office (Park Town)

Type: Permanent


The duties for the DHET Learnership and Placement Officer are as follow:

  • Facilitate the placement of students.
  • Conduct job readiness training programmes.
  • Liaison with commerce, industry and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Maintain of employer and student placement database.
  • Develop quality electronic reports and statistics.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of work placement practices.
  • Conduct work-based assessment for students.

Eligibility and Requirements

To join this opportunity, you need to have several requirements to be eligible to apply. These are the minimum requirements for DHET Learnership and Placement Officer:

  • Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent.
  • A recognized 3-year qualification, Degree/National Diploma (NQF 6) in Business Administration, Public Management, Marketing, Public Relations or equivalent qualification.
  • 0-2 years’ relevant experience in employment services /Administration environment.
  • Knowledge in Employment service market, PSET and CET Act, Public Service prescripts, DHET Policies, Industrial operation.
  • Identification of opportunities in the market, Labour Market, Opportunity linkages with industries, Skills, Excellent Communication (oral and written), Networking, Negotiation, Research, Interpersonal, Planning, Organizing, Computer, Promotion, Placement.
  • Values and Attitudes, Good interpersonal Relations, Always Professional and friendly, Always willing to assist clients, Team player, Reliability.
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If you have the qualities to work in the position then you should try to apply. Who knows that this is your chance to change your life.


The application for the vacancy should be sent via email to [email protected]. You should not send it with other ways to avoid getting your application disqualified.

The documents that you should include in your email attachment are as follow:

  • A duly completed and signed latest version of Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department. You can also download it on the internet at www.gov.za. Then, you should state the post you are applying for and the relevant reference number.
  •  A recently updated CV.

If you get into the shortlisted candidates, there will be other documents that you need to submit.


Any questions about the vacancy can be directed to the contact below:

  • Ms P James Tel No: 011 3516000

Closing Date

The closing date for this opportunity is on 16 September 2022. Only the shortlisted candidates will get notification from them.

If you don’t hear from them after your application submission, then your application is unsuccessful.