MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnerships 2024-2025: Opportunity for Unemployed Candidates Offering R3 500/Month

About the MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency)
The Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency (MTPA) is a vital entity in South Africa, specifically tasked with the promotion of tourism and the management of parks within the Mpumalanga province. Committed to preserving the rich natural and cultural heritage of the region, MTPA serves as a driving force in fostering sustainable tourism development. Through strategic initiatives, the agency aims to showcase the diverse attractions of Mpumalanga, encouraging both local and international visitors to explore the province’s unique landscapes, wildlife, and cultural offerings.

One of MTPA’s essential roles lies in the conservation and management of national parks and protected areas. By engaging in educational programs and awareness campaigns, the agency strives to instill a sense of responsibility and environmental consciousness among the public. Additionally, MTPA actively supports tourism development projects that contribute to the economic growth of the region. The agency’s multifaceted approach encompasses not only the preservation of natural resources but also the promotion of responsible tourism practices, creating a harmonious balance between conservation and socio-economic benefits for the local communities.

About the MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnerships 2024-2025
MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) is offering learnership programmes interested in pursuing knowledge and skills to obtain a National Certificate. The MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnerships encompass 12-month programs that immerse participants in a well-organized curriculum. This curriculum seamlessly integrates theoretical assessments with hands-on practical sessions conducted in a live company environment. Throughout this journey, you will receive guidance from seasoned training providers, fostering an environment where significant progress is not only encouraged but expected as you strive to attain a recognized qualification.

The MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnerships are available for the following fields:

  • National Certificate in Professioal Cookery Level 4 (Tourism): X10
  • National Certificate in Tourism: Guiding Level 4 (Tourism): X10
  • National Certificate in Hospitality Reception Level 4 (Commercialization): X10
  • National Certificate in Accommodation Services Level 2 (Commercialization): X10

Learnership students will be entitled will be entitled to a stipend of R3 500/month.

Eligibliity Criteria
Do you believe you possess the qualifications to enroll in the MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnerships? Ensure you submit your application promptly! Before proceeding, carefully review the eligibility criteria for the position. These criteria will ascertain whether you are a suitable candidate. To assess your qualifications, refer to the eligibility criteria provided below. To enhance your chances of success, it is recommended that you fulfill all the requirements listed in the following.

The MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnerships Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Apply if you are an unemployed South African aged 18-35 years old.
  • Obtain Grade 12 qualification.
  • Include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) in your application.
  • Attach a copy of your ID.
  • Provide valid proof of residence.
  • Reside in the Mpumalanga Province.
  • Ensure you are not currently enrolled in any tertiary institution.
  • Confirm that you are not registered for any other learnerships.
  • Encourage individuals with disabilities to apply.

Application Instructions
Apply via email: [email protected] (MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnerships 2024-2025)

Candidates will need to submit their application letter (please indicate the programme that you are signing up for. Additionally, you will need to provide the following documents:

  • Your most updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Valid proof of residence
  • A copy of your Identity Document

All these documents must be included in your applications. Incomplete application dossiers will automatically be disqualified.

When sending in your applications via email, please include this Email Subject: MTPA Learnership Programme December 2023.

Alternatively, you can send in your applications to the nearest MTPA Stations / Nature Reserves, or hand delivery them at the MTPA Head Office, N4 National Road, Hall’s Gateway, Mataffin, Security Gate.

By submitting your applications, you are expressly granting authorization to the selection committee to use your personal information for the purpose of registration.

Furthermore, all applications will undergo comprehensive review and vetting processes to verify the legitimacy of the applicants. Individuals discovered to have provided false information on their applications will be disqualified from the registration process.

It is imperative that candidates complete the application process exclusively through the designated portal mentioned above. Submissions through alternative methods, such as fax, will not be entertained or considered by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 05 January 2024 at 16:00.

The selection committee strictly enforces a policy of zero tolerance for late applications. Any submissions received after the closing date will not be considered during the registration period.

Only shortlisted candidates will receive announcements. If you do not receive notification from the selection committee within 30 days after the closing date, unfortunately, your application for the learnership program has not been successful.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications at the earliest opportunity, allowing sufficient time for a thorough review of the application contents. Please ensure that you prepare and submit your applications promptly.

MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency) retains the right to appoint or not appoint during the recruitment process. The decisions made by the selection committee are conclusive and final.

MTPA upholds principles of equal opportunity in employment, with a specific focus on fostering the advancement of representatives by empowering the younger generation. The agency actively seeks to create an inclusive workforce and is particularly committed to providing learning opportunities for young individuals, women, and people with disabilities who are aspiring to acquire valuable skills through learnerships.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the MTPA (Mpumalanga Tourism & PQarks Agency) Learnerships? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:

Telephone Number: +27 13 065 0686 / 0677

Email Addresses: [email protected] / [email protected] / [email protected]

Vacancy Update:


  1. I would really appreciate being part of this leadership program and I’m looking forward to delivery positive outputs to MPTA.

  2. I plead I’m given the opportunity of the learnership as I am passionate about tourism as it has a great a great impact on the economy and youth employment.

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