Limpopo Province Department of Public Works Bursary Opportunity

Closing Date 31 October


Limpopo Province experiences a shortage of qualified Engineers, Technicians and other needed scarce skills to establish, maintain and manage Government office buildings, efficiently.


Vision

A leader in the provision and management of provincial government land and buildings.


Mission

Optimal utilization of resources in the provision and management of provincial government land and buildings and the coordination of the implementation of the Expanded Public Work Programme


Core Functions

The core functions of the Department of Public Works are:

Construction Management 

Property and Facilities Management 

Infrastructure Planning and Management 

Expanded Public Works Programme


PURPOSE

To address skills shortage in the Department. 

To offer financial assistance to the previously disadvantaged individuals to acquire skills that are needed in the Department and in the construction sector within the province. 

To promote economic growth, employability and social development. 

To create awareness and accessibility to built environment careers


ELIGIBILITYFOR CONSIDERATION

Candidates must be: 

South African students residing in Limpopo Province. 

Students attending to or already studying towards a degree/diploma at a recognized South African tertiary institute and within the built environment. 

Able to provide proof of academic results for grade 12 or alternatively be in possession of an acceptable alternate qualification. 

Accepted by the university/technikon.


BURSARIES AVAILABLE / TARGETED AREAS

Degree in Building Engineering 

Degree in Mechanical Engineering 

Degree in Electrical Engineering

Degree in Civil Engineering

Degree in Quantity Surveying 

Degree in Architectural Science 

Degree/N. Diploma in Landscaping 

Degree/N. Diploma in Asset Management 

Degree/N. Diploma in Financial Management 

Degree/N. Diploma in Property and Facility Management


SELECTION CRITERION

Preference shall be given to: 

Commendable performance 

proof of Acceptance into chosen tertiary institution 

Previously disadvantaged individuals 

Designated groups


PAYMENT PROCESS

Proof of registration with particular tertiary institution should be submitted.

Payment is made after receiving the statement of account from the institutions. 

Payments are therefore made in respect of the following items: Registration Tuition Meals Accommodation Books


BURSARY OBLIGATION

After completion of studies, a student may be expected to serve the department, the number of years equivalent to years of sponsorship.


REFUND OF BURSARY PAYMENTS

Failure to comply with the provisions of the bursary agreement will result in the Bursary having to refund immediately all amounts (plus interest) paid by the Department on their behalf.


The closing date for applications is 31 October


CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM


CONTACT DETAILS 

Telephone number: 015 284 7000 

Department of Public works Private Bag x9490 Polokwane, 0700 43 Church Street, Polokwane Limpopo Province 

HRD Contact Details: Ms Ester Sehlapelo: 015 284 7422, Ms Linda Kaseke: 015 284 7107/7156