Shukela Training Centre runs Learnership programmes for Junior Farm Managers and farm workers. The programmes can be financed by AgriSETA, therefore offered free to employers.
The Learnership programme offers considerable tax concessions available to those employers who are participating.
A learnership is a work-based approach to learning and gaining qualifications and includes both structured work experience
(practical) and structured institutional learning (theory). Criteria, as set out in the Skills Development Act, indicate that a learnership must:
NB: The practical on-the-job training will be on the employer's farm.
The Learnership training programme runs over
one year with a few weeks of contact training at STC and the rest on farm.
STC can also offer NQF level 2 and 3 if the farmer request for it.