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12 September 2022

EPWP CONTRACTOR DEVELOPMENT

ADVANCED MENTORING PROGRAMME

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING TRAINING AND MENTORING OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL CIDB LEVEL 3 – 5 GB/CE CONTRACTORS:

The Department of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, as part of the EPWP Contractor Development Programme will now recruit candidates/contractors for a 20 month Mentoring and Training Programme, scheduled to start in November 2022.

The programme will consist of 4 weeks/months Accredited Training and a 16 month Mentoring Programme

The Four Weeks Accredited Training will focus on the following modules:

  • Module 1: Construction Project Management and Planning
  • Module 2: Human Resource Management
  • Module 3: Financial Planning and Budget Management
  • Module 4: Microsoft Excell Skills
  • Module 5: Legal Aspects

The training will be conducted over four months. This will be 4 block weeks of 5 days every month, starting November 2022 and end in February 2023.

After successful completion of the training, the contractor will be assigned a Mentor, who are a Qualified and Experienced Professional in the Built Environment. The task of the Mentor will be to help the Contractor incorporate everything they have learned into their business.

Please note:
During the 4 weeks of training, the contractor must be willing to spend one week per month away from their family or business. The training is compulsory and only upon successful completion of the training and regular attendance will the contractor be assigned a Mentor.

The training will be held at one central venue and the Department will provide accommodation for those who are chosen for the programme. We will confirm the details of the venue and final schedule to qualified contractors in due time.
Contractors must arrange their own transport to and from the venue. If the contractor does not wish to make use of the accommodation and catering provided, then they must find their own at their own cost.

Application Process:
To apply for the Contract Development 4 week/month Training and 16 Month Mentoring programme you must have the following:

  • A Registered Construction Business
  • An active Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Level 3-5 registration.
  • If you are a CIDB Level 2 or lower Contractor, then you must be able to provide proof that you are in the process to upgrade your status to 3 and above.
  • You must have not attended a similar programme with this Department and or any other Department in Government
  • You must be based in the Western Cape
  • You must have a valid South African Identity Document
  • You must be engaging in a construction project or at least completing Tenders for future projects

All sections of the application form must be completed in full and accompanied with the following documents: (Download the Application Form by Clicking Here)

  • A clear and Certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Proof of Cidb Registration

Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd September 2022:

Please return all application forms and supporting documents to keith.rass@westerncape.gov.za. You can also post or courier the documents to the address below:

Keith Rass
23rd Floor The Box (Luno Building)
9 Dorp Street
Cape town
8000

For more information and clarity, contact 021 483 2412

Last published 12 September 2022