About the MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent)
The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent, or commonly referred to as MISA, is a governmental establishment that is responsible for providing technical support to municipalities. MISA is currently under the jurisdictions of Section 7(5)(c) of the Public Service Act, 1944 (as amended) and is under the direct supervision of the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG). The establishment ensures that they employ enough engineers, town planners, and technicians to greatly contribute to their nation’s municipal infrastructure. Aiming for sustainability and excellence, MISA is a key player to South Africa’s development.
About the MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership 2021-2022
The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent is offering an Experiential Learnership for South African students who require practical work experience. The MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership is an opportunity designed to provide students pursuing in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Town, or Regional Planning with credible working experience directly under a company setting. Over the duration of 12-24 months, interns will be guided by professional training providers as they explore the company’s line of work.
For application purposes, please kindly take note of the MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership’s Reference Number: EL INTERN 02/2020.
Internship Availability and Host Municipalities
The MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership is currently available for these following host municipalities:
1. FREE STATE PROVINCE
- Letsemeng: Civil Engineering x2, Electrical Engineering x2
2. EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE
- Amahlathi: Electrical Engineering x1
- Ngqushwa: Electrical Engineering x1
- Great Kei: Electrical Engineering x1
3. WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE
- Laingsberg: Electrical Engineering x1
- Hessequa: Electrical Engineering x1
- Kannaland: Electrical Engineering x1
- Prince Albert: Electrical Engineering x1
- Matsikama: Electrical Engineering x2
4. NORTH WEST PROVINCE
- JB Marks: Civil Engineering x2, Electrical Engineering x1
- Maquassi Hills: Civil Engineering x2, Electrical Engineering x1
- Kgetleng Rivier: Civil Engineering x1
- Moretele: Civil Engineering x1, Electrical Engineering x1
5. MPUMALANGA PROVINCE
- Thaba Chweu: Civil Engineering x1, Electrical Engineering x1
- Msukalikwa: Civil Engineering x1, Electrical Engineering x1
- Emakhazeni: Civil Engineering x1, Electrical Engineering x1
6. GAUTENG PROVINCE
- Sedibeng: Civil Engineering x1
- Emfuleni: Civil Engineering x1, Electrical Engineering x2, Town & Regional Planning x1
- Midvaal: Electrical Engineering x1
- West Rand: Civil Engineering x1
- Rand West: Electrical Engineering x1
- Merafong: Civil Engineering x1, Electrical Engineering x1
- Mogale City: Civil Engineering x2
Selected candidates must be prepared to assigned to the chosen municipality that has been listed below.
Interested in applying for the MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership? You will need to fulfill the qualifications in the programme’s eligibility criteria. Each of these items below will determine the success rate of your applications. Failure to meet these requirements will reduce your chances of getting accepted by the programme.
The MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Requirements
- Officially recognized as citizens of South Africa
- Unemployed during the time of the internship
- Fully commit themselves to the workplace programme for 12-24 months
- Students enrolled in University, University of Technology, or TVET Colleges
- Requires practical learning experience to attain their qualification
- Pursues either one of these following qualifications:
- Electrical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Town & Regional Planning.
2. Necessary Documents
- Release letter issued by the tertiary institution that allows you to attain work exposure/work integrated learning
- Students who have finished their courses but still require work experience: a completed qualification
- Your most updated Curriculum Vitae
- Valid copies of available qualification
- A valid copy of your Identity Document
- Legitimate proof of your residence.
Note: MISA recognizes themselves as an Equal Opportunity Employer. The selection committee will be offering preference to designated groups, such as candidates from Previously Disadvantaged Communities. This is part of an effort to promote inclusivity and diversity in their work place.
Apply via e-mail: [email protected] (MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership 2021-2022).
Download application form: MISA Young Graduate (Candidacy) and Experiential Learnership Programme
Candidates must first obtain the application form from lonk above. Alternatively, you can also retrieve a form by requesting through e-mail at this address: [email protected]
After you have obtained your application form, please fill it in with accurate personal details. Candidates will be held accountable for all the information they provide on the form. Anyone found to be falsifying certain aspects of their application will be disqualified from the programme.
In addition to the application form, candidates must prepare these following documents as well:
- A brief covering letter
- Your most updated Curriculum Vitae
- Valid copies of your Identity Document
- Valid copies of your qualifications
All these documents must be included in your application dossier. Any missing document will ultimately result in your applications being disqualified from the registration process.
Please be kindly informed that applications will be treated under strict evaluation and vetting. Candidates are disallowed from getting preferential treatment through direct or indirect canvassing.
Only applications sent through e-mail will be acknowledged. Registrations processed through fax, hand delivery, or postal carriage, will not be acknowledged by the selection committee.
Applications for the MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 10 January 2021.
The selection committee has zero tolerance for candidates sending in late applications. Candidates found to be making their submissions past the registration deadline will automatically be disqualified from the programme.
With a few weeks left until the closing date, it is encouraged that you start prepping your applications as soon as possible. Last-minute applications possesses more risks as it will leave you with lesser time to re-check your registration details and documents.
Announcements will made to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not receive any direct correspondence from the selection committee within 90 days past the closing date, we regret to inform you that your applications has not been selected by the committee.
The MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) reserves all rights regarding appointments made through this programme. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.
Do you have a question regarding the MISA (Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent) Experiential Learnership? Be sure to ask away!
For all enquiries or concerns regarding the programme, you can deliver them through the contact information provided below.
Telephone Numbers: +27 12 848 5529 (Ms Nobuhle Latha) / +27 12 848 5562 (Ms Thulisile Mosoeu)