GOLD Peer Education

Future Forward

Bridging the gap between employer and GOLD Grads

On the 26th of June five GOLD Grads (GOLD alumni) walked into the Training Room Online offices in Cape Town ready to meet and engage with senior management from the company Training Room Online. The purpose of the workshop is to build bridges between two worlds: ‘corporate’ and ‘youth’, and paint an insightful picture of the frustrations experienced by job seekers and employers. This workshop creates an authentic space where young people,

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Raymond Ackerman Academy – July 2015 Intake

The Raymond Ackerman Academy is a post-matric level academy that offers an inspiring and innovative six month, full time programme in entrepreneurial development. The course aims at empowering young people on their entrepreneurial journey while developing their business and life skills. It is practical, builds up on existing skills and allows students to express themselves and their creativity. Ultimately the Academy wishes to assist individuals

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Murray & Roberts Bursaries

Murray & Roberts is offering bursaries in mechanical, industrial, electrical and mining engineering as well as quantity surveying and building/construction management. Successful applicants enter into a bursary loan agreement with Murray & Roberts in order to reap the benefits.   To take advantage of this opportunity click on the below link. http://murrob.graduate.erecruit.co.za/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse/ Disclaimer: GOLD Peer Education

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GOLD Grad-A promising Entrepreneur

Talent Mabuza is a young man from a humble rural  area in Mpumalanga. He says his life was  "was transformed from lot of anger and sadness" when  he became a GOLD Peer Educator in 2007. He was introduced to the GOLD programme while he was a grade 10 student at Ngodini High school. He says that he did not know the kind of impact the programme would have on his life. The activities he did with the other Peer Educators, like provide vital information

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PetroSA offers a Learnership

PetroSA is inviting prospective candidates to apply for the NQ1 Chemical Operations Learnership. PetroSA can only offer 15 unemployed youth the learnership. The learnership is for 12 months. Interested applicants need to meet the following requirements: Have a Matric certificate Be proficient in English Be able to work within a Chemical Process Plant environment Having basic computer literacy would be an advantage   In order to learn more about

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Youth unemployment – let’s turn it into an opportunity!

23rd January- what an energy filled morning! GOLD ran its first ‘Emerging markets Youth Unemployment’ workshop bringing together six talented and passionate individuals. Three from the corporate world of Markham: Janine Scullard, Head of HR; Nicole Petersen, HR Manager: Operations, and Manie Maritz: Group Director. The other three were young GOLD facilitators: Sindisa Sigam, Steffany Dedricks, and Darryn August who each have personal knowledge

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Yale University invites African Highschool students

Great opportunity for young people. Are you a high school student with talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as a young leader even before you begin your university studies? If your answer is YES! Here is a great opportunity to participate in the Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) six-day residential program designed for African secondary school students. This high intensity program gives students the opportunity to

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FoodBev SETA Bursaries

The FoodBev Seta is offering interested students bursaries for undergraduate and postgraduate studies at various tertiary institutions. Successful candidates need to have been accepted to study at a tertiary institution. The bursaries are aligned SETA's understanding of the scarce skills in the sector. The funding is directed at the following study programmes: - BSc Mechanical Engineering - B.Tech Mechanical Engineering - BSc Electrical Engineering

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Career Expo-Providing options

The Department of  High Education in association with other key stakeholders are inviting young people to attend a  career expo, which promises to expose the attendees to different sectors and the opportunities offered. The theme of the event is " Its cool to be a 21st century Artisan". In order to learn more about the event click here

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The PAY Project

The Western Cape Premier is inviting young people who matriculated in 2014 , and will not be studying in 2015 to be part of the PAY (Premier Advancement of Youth) Project. This project entails giving 2014 matriculates the opportunity to work as interns in the various Western Government departments.  To be considered for this project a prospective candidate must meet the following criteria: Be between the ages of 18 and 24. Must have written and

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