Gauteng: Fire Fighter Learnership 2024 Application Form

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The Gauteng Provincial Government, through the Department of Education Job Centre, is offering a comprehensive Fire Fighter Learnership Programme for youth aged 18 to 35. This transformative opportunity unlocks a pathway to a fulfilling career in the critical field of emergency services.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

To be eligible for this sought-after learnership, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 35 years old
  • Possess a Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification
  • Be physically fit and able to perform the demanding duties of a firefighter
  • Be prepared to undergo rigorous training and development

Essential Requirements for Application

The application process for the Fire Fighter Learnership Programme requires the submission of the following documents:

  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Certified copies of South African Identity Document
  • Certified copies of relevant qualifications or results
  • Proof of residence (e.g., utility bill, lease agreement)

Application Process

To participate in the application process, interested candidates are required to:

  1. Visit the Department of Education Job Centre located at 6 Hollard Street, Johannesburg Marshalltown
  2. Complete the online registration form and undergo a competency assessment
  3. Submit the necessary supporting documents

Selection Criteria

Successful candidates for the Fire Fighter Learnership Programme will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Academic qualifications
  • Performance on the competency assessment
  • Physical fitness and health status
  • Overall suitability for the role and industry

Benefits of the Learnership Programme

This groundbreaking learnership programme provides participants with the following exceptional benefits:

  • Comprehensive theoretical and practical training in firefighting techniques, emergency response, and rescue operations
  • Practical experience in a real-world firefighting environment
  • A nationally recognized qualification upon successful completion of the programme
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the fire service
  • A chance to contribute to the safety and well-being of communities

Application Deadline and Contact Information

The application period for the Gauteng Fire Fighter Learnership Programme 2024 remains open until further notice. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply promptly to secure their place in this life-changing opportunity.

For inquiries and further assistance, please contact the Department of Education Job Centre through the following channels:

  • Switchboard: 011 355 0000
  • Toll-free: 0800 000 789
  • Email:

Additionally, you can reach out to the Gauteng City Region Academy (GCRA) unit and Districts offices via email at or visit their Facebook page at


The Gauteng Fire Fighter Learnership Programme 2024 presents an exceptional opportunity for young South Africans to pursue a rewarding career in the field of emergency services. This comprehensive programme offers a unique blend of theoretical and practical training, practical experience, and career advancement prospects. By participating in this life-changing initiative, aspiring firefighters can contribute to the safety and well-being of their communities while gaining valuable skills and knowledge in a dynamic and challenging profession.

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