GPAA: In-Service Traineeship Opportunity 2021

GPAA: In-Service Traineeship Opportunity 2021

Closing Date: 21 August 2020 at 12h00 PM
Location: Pretoria

Stipend: R73 004.40 pa

The Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA) would like to invite applications from qualifying learners to participate in an Experiential Learning Programme.

The Programme is aimed at affording experiential learners an opportunity to be exposed to the work environment, with the aim to assist learners to complete the practical part of their studies in order to graduate. Learning takes place under the guidance of more experienced professionals. The Programme will involve a period ranging from 6 months to a maximum of 24 months, as prescribed by the Higher Educational institution.

Note: Appointment in the organisation after the Programme is not guaranteed.

Please email your application, quoting the relevant reference number in the subject line (and on the Z83) to the correct email address indicated above before 21 August 2020 at 12h00 noon. Separate applications should be completed for each Experiential Learning Programme applied for and the relevant reference number / s must be quoted.

Preference will be given to learners from Accredited Higher Education institutions (registered with SAQA).

Applicants are expected to possess additional competencies, namely communication and basic computer skills relevant to the role.


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be unemployed learners;
  • South African Citizens;
  • Between the ages of 18-35; and
  • Applicants should not have participated in an Experiential Learning Programme relevant to the qualification the learner is studying towards. Failure to disclose this information will result in immediate termination of the learning programme contract on account of dishonesty / undue enrichment.

The below identified qualifications are targeted for the GPAA 2020 Intake:

Strategy and Policy Grad / Intern

  • N4-N6: Public Management

Ref: ET / GPAA / Strategy1-2020 / 07

[email protected]

Human Resources Management Grad / Intern

  • N4-N6 Human Resources Management

Ref: ET / GPAA / HRM2-2020 / 07

[email protected]

Finance Grad / Intern

  • N4-N6 Financial Management

Ref: ET / GPAA / FM5-2020 / 07

[email protected]

Public Management Grad / Intern

  • N4-N6: Finance Management / Public Management

Ref: ET / GPAA / NCF4-2020 / 07

[email protected]

Client Relationship Management Grad / Intern

  • N4-N6: Public Management / Office Management

(Northern Cape – Kimberley), Ref: ET / GPAA / CRM / NC1-2020 / 07

(Western Cape – Cape Town), Ref: ET / GPAA / CRM / WC1-2020 / 07

(North West – Mafikeng), Ref: ET / GPAA / CRM / NW1-2020 / 07

(Free State – Bloemfontein), Ref: ET / GPAA / CRM / FS1-2020 / 07

[email protected]

Communications Grad / Intern

  • N4-N6: Marketing / Public Relations

Ref: ET / GPAA / COM1-2020 / 07

[email protected]

Monitoring and Evaluation Grad / Intern

  • N4-N6: Public Management

Ref: ET / GPAA / M & E3-2020 / 07

[email protected]

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be deemed as unsuccessful. Applications without an indication of the specific reference number / s as stated in this advertisement will be regarded as unsuccessful.

If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test / psychometric assessment test.

The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment(s) to the advertised Experiential Learning Programmes.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 (originally signed):

  • Must be accompanied by a short CV/resume;
  • A copy of ID / ID card (front and back);
  • A letter from the Training Institution;
  • A copy of the logbook, where applicable;
  • An academic record/transcript; and
  • Copies of all qualifications (including matriculation).

For enquiries regarding Experiential Learning opportunities, you may contact Mr Thulani Ndlela at (012) 399 2649 or email: [email protected] and Ms Irene Vilakazi at (012) 319 1150 or email: [email protected]