PPECB is inviting all unemployed graduates to apply for the ongoing Graduate / Internship Programme 2021 / 2022.
PPECB invites unemployed and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Agri Export Technologist Programme. The Agri Export Technologist Programme offers high-potential, disadvantaged graduates the opportunity to gain exposure to agri-export technology, while receiving an accredited qualification – National Certificate: Perishable Product Technology ( SAQA ID: 5834; NQF Level 5 ).
During this 12 month development opportunity, successful candidates are placed at inspection-points in various regions under the mentorship of PPECB specialists.
Students are exposed to quality assurance practices applicable to specific perishable products ( i.e. citrus, grapes, etc.).
Accredited facilitators provide formal theoretical training on:
- Export legislation and certification
- Factors influencing export
- Food safety
- Product knowledge
- Cold chain management
- Total quality management systems and viability
- Recent innovations
NB. Students are placed close to where they reside; however due to the seasonal nature of the industry out-placement can be required.
3-year qualification in one of the following fields:
- Agricultural Sciences
- Food Technology
- Environmental Health
- Do you have a strong academic history?
- Do you have strong interpersonal skills?
- Are you competent in the use of the English language?
- Are you currently unemployed?
Internship Application Closing Date: 30 November 2021
Internship Location: South Africa