Apprenticeship Career Awareness

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High in-Demand Occupations in the Western Cape

The Western Cape Government has identified five economic sectors that have the greatest potential to accelerate growth and job creation in the province. These are: Tourism, Oil and Gas, Agri-processing, Energy Security and ICT.

But we need people with the right skills to ensure our economy grows. We have identified nearly 100 occupations that are in high demand across these five priority sectors.

Pursuing a career as an apprentice in any of these occupations will increase your chance of getting a job or opening your own business one day.

agri-processing careers

Occupations: Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrician, Fitter and Turner, Food and Beverage Machine Operator, Food Technologist, Microbiologist, Millwright ...

energy careers
Renewable Energy (and Water)

Occupations: Agricultural Technicians, Architect, Boilermaker, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician, Conservationist, Construction Project Manager ...

ict careers

Occupations: ICT Service Managers, ICT Sales Professionals, Systems Analysts, Software Developers, Web and Multimedia Developers ...

Oil and Gas
Occupations: Air-conditioner and Refrigeration Mechanic, Automotive motor mechanic, Boat Builder, Boilermaker, Bricklayer, Carpenter and Joiner ...
Occupations: Baker, Bicycle Mechanic, Caterer, Chef, Concierge, Conservationist, Cook, Electrician, Food Technologist, Hostess, Ranger, Receptionist ...

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