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The Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex in Mossel Bay is a place where culture and nature meet.
This is a popular summary of the most important sections of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act of 1997. Workers must be able to see a summary at their workplaces in the official languages that are spoken there.
The well-being of a community depends on its access to electricity, water, and sanitation.
These basic services are easily accessible to you and your loved ones. Here’s what you need to do:
Be cyber smart. Scammers don’t take a break during the festive season, in fact, this is their busiest time of year. Exercise your cyber judgement - be extra vigilant when shopping online, make sure all your devices are password protected, and stay focused this festive season.
This National Energy month, we must reduce the burden on the national grid and create a more sustainable and affordable future for everyone’s energy needs.
Every day South Africans experience the horror of fire. But most people don't understand the dangers fire can cause. Only when we know the true nature of fire can we start to prepare ourselves and our families. Each year thousands of people die and are injured in fires, many of which could be prevented.
The Fire Brigade Services (FBS), a part of Western Cape Disaster Management, believes fire deaths can be reduced by teaching people the basic facts about fire:
Fire is Fast
The Department of Social Development needs to increase its pool of safety parents in the province to provide in this crucial service. If you have a passion to help children and interested in partnering with the Department of Social Development by opening up your home to care and safeguard vulnerable children, you can volunteer to become a safety parent.
The Department of Transport and Public Works offers an apprenticeship programme to prepare students for the working world.
The Department can also employ apprentices once qualified as artisans. They are recognised and covered by the Occupation Specific Dispensation (OSD) if offered this opportunity. In this case, artisans are eligible for higher posts and higher grades in current posts.
The Better Living Challenge is a design competition which was launched in March 2014 calling for green and affordable products, systems and services, to improve the homes of people living in low-income communities.
The Better Living Challenge (BLC) is one of the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) projects, proudly hosted by the Department of Human Settlements and the Department of Economic Affairs and Tourism. The project aims to assist residents with self-build skills and knowledge.
FMA 0001-2020/21: Provision of communication services to the Western Cape Government (WCG) for a contractual period of 2 years (24 months)
FMA 0002-2020/21: Provision of communication services to the Western Cape Government (WCG) for a contractual period of 3 years (36 months)
Work Readiness Programme to learners entering work integrated learning opportunities to unemployment youth.
Download EDT025-18 here
Database of preferred service providers that offers workplace based programme for skills development and enterprise development
Bids received for “Professional service provider to develop learning materials for trainers, workplace mentors and learners for Solar, Photovoltaic service technician occupational qualification”.
The Department of Health provides you with up to date and relevant information on bids received.
Appointment of service provider for the supply and delivery of stationery to the Department of Social Development for period of 3 years.
Appointment of service providers for the rendering of catering services at Child and Youth Care Centres for a period of 5 years: BID SD10, SD11 & SD12 2021/2022
Bid: EDT 002-21: Municipal Energy Resilience (MER): Strategic Advisory Services
Voluntary briefing session: 03 September 2021
Question & Answers
1. Is it envisaged that the Department will work with one service provider or a set of service providers?
The department is seeking to contract with one service provider. The Terms of Reference, specifies that one service provider is invited to bid and that each service provider can submit a single bid under:
Invitations to suppliers to bid as advertised in the Government Tender Bulletin
FMA 0002-2020/21: Provision of an online recruitment service to the Western Cape Government for a period of up to 36 months (anticipated period 01 June 2021 to 31 May 2024).
FMA 0005- 2020/21-RE: Procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Sanitisation Consumables for DotP staff and workplaces.
FMA 0005-2020/21: Procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Sanitisation Consumables for DotP staff and workplaces
FMA 0005- 2020/21-RE: Procurement for the Reconfiguration of the Provincial Training Institute (PTI) into a modernised Provincial Learning and Innovation
FMA 0001-2020/21: Procurement of Travel Management and Related Support Services for the Department of the Premier within the Western Cape Government for a period of 36 months.
FMA 0008- 2020/2021: The Department of the Premier wishes to invite potential bidders to provide a Recruitment Advertising Service to the Western Cape Government for a period of up to 3 years (36 months)
Biodiversity is important as it is the key indicator of the health of an ecosystem. A healthy biodiversity boosts ecosystem productivity where each species, no matter how small, all have an important role to play.
DEDAT in collaboration with BANKSETA and CapeBPO invites all BPO Companies to apply for the BANKSETA Graduate Internship Programme.
The closing date for applications is 30 September 2023
The Business Process Outsourcing Skills Development Project facilitates experiential learning and work placement opportunities for unemployed youth in the Western Cape’s Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector, to improve the future employment prospects of participants between the ages of 18 - 35 years.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s one of the most common cancers among South African women; and men are slowly adding to the statistics
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated from 1 to 7 August.
The theme for 2014 World Breastfeeding Week is 'Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal - for Life!'
Breastfeeding Seminar Presentations:
The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) is driving and coordinating the development of long-lasting broadband infrastructure and services across the Western Cape.
Department of Economic Development and Tourism
Creating an enabling environment for economic growth and jobs
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As South Africans we should show respect and concern for all people. This will create a harmonious and peaceful society for everyone.
BELCom is responsible for considering permit applications for alterations and demolitions of buildings older than 60 years. It also assesses activities occurring in and affecting formally declared Provincial Heritage Sites, heritage areas, public monuments and memorials.
The Committee also considers proposals regarding heritage resource management for certain categories of development and comments on applications in terms of NEMA.
Various provincial government departments offer bursaries and financial assistance for school leavers and students. Below is a list of the available bursaries and financial assistance.
Business Regulation and Governance
Interested in purchasing a government subsidised house? We've put together the answers to some frequently asked questions to help you better understand how the process works and what you need to know.