Department of Basic Education Internships & Learnerships 2020

In line with achieving its primary goal to develop, support and maintain South Africa’s educational system, the DBE offers various Internship and Learnership opportunities to qualified South African citizens who have yet to participate or gain employment in any developmental programme. In addition, the DBE offers a monthly stipend depending on the candidate’s qualification (minimum R4237, 36 – maximum R7510, 65).

Who should apply?

In order to be considered for the DBE Internship and Learnership Programmes, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Holds an NCV or Senior Certificate, N6/higher certificate or any relevant certificate, degree or National Diploma in any of the following:
  • Architectural Design
  • Accounting
  • Application Development Programming
  • Business Analyst
  • Bookkeeping
  • Cost/Management Accounting
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • Customer Service
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Education Specialist in English
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Economics
  • Events Management
  • Civil Engineering and Quantity Survey
  • Social Sciences
  • International Relations
  • Digital Marketing
  • Internal Audit
  • SQL Database
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • Journalism
  • Logistics
  • LLB
  • Librarian
  • Logistics Management
  • Marketing
  • Arts
  • Music
  • Office/Project Management
  • Public Management/Administration
  • Sport Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • International Relations
  • Logistics Management
  • Social Work
  • Linguistics
  • Transport Management
  • Applicants from the field of Security will need to submit a Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification with PSIRA results

How to apply?

Those who meet the minimum requirements and would like to pursue any of the DBE internship and learnership programmes will need to obtain the Z83 Application Form from any Public Service Department. Accomplish the form and submit it along with the following documents:

  • A comprehensive CV
  • Certified copies of identity documents and qualifications not older than six months

Submit all application documents by post to:

Private Bag X95
Pretoria, 0001

or hand-deliver it to:

The Department of Basic Education
222 Struben Street, Pretoria

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 28 February 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

For further information not covered in this advert, get in touch with:

Ms S Mdladla
Tel: 012 357 3323

Ms T Sekgapola
Tel: 012 357 3296


  • How will it take to complete the internship programme?
    The internship programmes run for a duration of 24 months.
  • Is there an allowance or stipend offered to successful interns?
    Yes. The stipend amount will depend on the successful candidates’ qualifications.

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