Definitions of Learnerships, Internships and In-service training

Learnership Tracking Learnerships – an occupational qualification – contract is set out in Skills Development Act (SDA) – includes apprenticeships (included in definition in SDAct but many apprenticeships are still running under the terms of the old Manpower Training Act) – consists of theory & work-based experience, with formal assessment and a qualification – if already an employee when started s18(1) SDA – employment continues – if unemployed when started s18(2) SDA, then contract ends once completed, but may lead to being offered employment, if good performance, and results,…

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