Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership 2023-2024: Opportunity for Unemployed Applicants to Receive NQF Level 4 Certificate

About the Dept of Tourism
In accordance with the Tourism Act 3 of 2014, the Department of Tourism is required to encourage the practice of responsible tourism for the benefit of the nation and the enjoyment of all citizens and visitors from abroad, ensure the effective domestic and international marketing of South Africa as a tourist destination, promote high-quality tourism products and services, encourage growth in and development of the tourism sector, and improve cooperation and coordination between all parties.

The Department’s goals include ensuring that South Africans receive an equitable share of the benefits from tourism and developing plans for the entrepreneurship that would empower young people, women, and persons with disabilities. The Department’s main goal is to make the South African tourist industry more competitive.

About the Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership 2023-2024
The Dept of Tourism is offering a learnership in the form of a Hospitality Youth Training Programme for candidates interested in a National Certificate. The Department of Tourism’s Hospitality Learnership is a 12-month course that teaches food and beverage management. Students who successfully complete the program receive a National Certificate in Food and Beverage Management at NQF level 4.

The National Tourist Sector Strategy, which tackles skills shortages in the tourism sector by empowering jobless youth and graduates, informs the Department’s youth skill development programs. The Department is actively putting numerous training programs into place to improve and upskill the young so they can meaningfully contribute to the nation’s economy.

Selected applicants will be entitled to a daily allownace of R 150.

Eligibility Criteria
You must first get familiar with the Department of Tourism’s qualifying requirements for the hospitality learnership. Your ability to meet each of these requirements will determine if you are a strong contender. Please see the list of required qualifications below if you wish to double-check your credentials. Ideally, you should be able to fulfill every condition on the following list if you want to improve your chances of success.

The Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Currently between 18-35 years old
  • Currently an unemployed youth
  • Has a Matric qualification with proven fluency in English
  • Owns a Curriculum Vitae accompanied by a letter of motivation
  • Has a certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Has a legitimate proof of residence, and any other relevant qualifications
  • Beneficiaries should disclose in the motivating letter if they have previously taken part in the Department’s learnership or skills programs
  • People with disabilities are highly encouraged to register.

Application Instructions
Apply online:
1. Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership 2023-2024 – Gauteng and Northwest
Apply via email: [email protected]

2. Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership 2023-2024 – Limpopo Provice and Mpumalanga
Send application to: Application Online Form.

3. Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership 2023-2024 – KwaZulu-Natal and Free State
Apply via email: [email protected]

Please provide the necessary documentation to the right email address if you are applying via email. In lieu of submitting through PC, you can send your email application using your phone because it is much more convenient. You may send emails with any necessary attachments, such as resumes or other files, using the Gmail app on an OS Android phone.

Please type your most pertinent replies into the relevant fields on the application site if you’re submitting an online application. All of the personal data you provide must be true and relevant to your current situation.

As an alternative, you may submit your application using your phone because it is much more convenient than using a computer. You may use Google Chrome as your web browser if you have an Android-powered phone. You don’t need to install any additional browsers because Google Chrome is pre-installed on OS Android smartphones.

You hereby authorize the selection committee to use your personal information for registration purposes by sending in your applications.

The legitimacy of the candidates will be confirmed by extra examination and vetting procedures for applications. During the registration period, anyone discovered to have lied about anything on their application would not be permitted to register.

Candidates are required to submit their applications using the website linked to above. Attempts to submit materials via other means, such as hand delivery or fax, will be rejected by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership must be submitted before the closing dates below:

  • Gauteng and North West: 15 February 2023
  • Limpopo Province and Mpumalanga: 17 February 2023
  • KwaZulu-Natal and Free State: 21 February 2023

You can ensure that your application is approved as soon as possible by enrolling as soon as you can. This is only meant to give you a stable position while you are being recruited; it does not, however, guarantee immediate success.

The selection committee will not review applications submitted by candidates beyond the deadline. Regardless of their substance, all entries sent after the deadline will be promptly dismissed.

Anyone may receive an employment offer from the Dept. of Tourism or not, as it sees fit. The decisions of the choosing committee are final and enforceable against all parties. Candidates are strictly disallowed from canvassing with the final decision of the selection committee. Anyone found to do so will automatically be disqualified.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the Dept of Tourism Hospitality Learnership? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
1. Gauteng and Northwest
Telephone Number: +27 68 201 4104
Email Address: [email protected]

2. Limpopo Province and Mpumalanga
Telephone Number: +27 10 005 6698
Email Address: [email protected]

3. KwaZulu-Natal and Free State
Telephone Number: +27 31 566 3999
Email Address: [email protected].


  1. I would like to get this opportunity and have litter experience about food and beverage

  2. This programme is going to improve my skills,I am going to enjoy it.
    It is going to prepare me to soon take part in the most growing industry in South Africa and that improves the economy

  3. It will be a great opportunity for me to expand my knowledge in Hospitality and Tourism.I did Hospitality and Tourism.

  4. This is amazing and would be a great opportunity for me to expand my knowledge in hospitality and tourism.I did it in high school last year.

  5. I will be very happy if I get this opportunity because, i really need a job being at home doing nothing it’s really stressing me so i will be very happy if I get this opportunity…i thank you.

  6. Hy i am interested in this learnship you won’t regret by giving me this opportunity i am ready to work with you because i hard work and also a fast learn

  7. Good day.

    Am looking forward to this opportunity of working with you and you won’t regret having me because I work with dedication and am passionate.

    Your regards

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