Learnership Management System

What is a learnership

A learnership is a vocational education and training programme to facilitate the linkage between structured learning and work experience in order to obtain a registered qualification.

It combines theory and workplace practice into a qualification that is registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). A learnership usually constitutes 120 credits or 1200 “notional” hours of learning.

Apprenticeships have been the traditional framework for combining structured learning and work experience. Learnerships however provide a more flexible learning arrangement.

Learnerships are the recommended frame within which to explore the new opportunities. They directly address the “how” of the Skills Development Strategy.