Learning and Development
One of the Groups’ (SAFCOL and Komatiland Forests) objectives is to promote Forestry as a career of choice. In an effort to achieve this, we invest in education and skills development of employees; communities living adjacent to our plantations; and women and youth from previously disadvantaged communities.
This programme targets unemployed graduates with a view to provide the interns with on-the-job learning opportunities and creating an environment where they can acquire requisite skills and competences. The graduates are placed on a twelve month contract programme. Orientation and induction of the interns and their mentors takes place at the beginning of this twelve month period.Requirements:
Recruitment is conducted through advertising in national and local media according to needs identified at departmental level.
Learnership Programme General Education Training:
SAFCOL runs bursary schemes through its subsidiary Komatiland Forests, aimed at the development of students with preference to young people from historically disadvantaged communities and specifically those adjacent to our operations. SAFCOL offers bursaries opportunities to successful student who wish to study towards a degree or diploma in the following priority fields; Forestry, Sawmilling (Wood Technology), Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Limited space is also available to candidates wishing to study towards the following fields such as; Accountancy, Information Technology, Environmental Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing.Requirements: