We have received the following request from Elsenburg and urge our members to assist in this regard.
Dear External Host Employers
The Department in conjunction with the National Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) will be implementing a two year graduate placement programme in the Western Cape province.
Students who graduated from Agricultural colleges and other tertiary institutions with an agricultural related qualification will be placed with external host employers for a period or two (2) years. Preference is given to graduates of the Elsenburg Agricultural Institute. The Western Cape Department will administer the entire graduate programme. This will be the appointment, payment of the monthly stipend and all other related administrative functions. Training and assistance will be provided as support to the host employers and mentors.
The anticipated date for the appointment of the graduates is the 01 April 2018 – 31 March 2020.
Host Employers will be responsible for :
1. Provide placement for the graduates
2. Provide a mentor for the graduates
3. Ensure relevant practical work exposure (on the job training)
Host Employers who wish to participate in the programme must complete the attached template and return soonest.
JK Constable: JohnConstable@elsenburg.com
TEMPLATE: GDP needs Analysis Template 1