Acting Executive Major for Mahikeng Cllr Bongani Ngobeni, to hand over Further Education and Training Certificates (FETC) to Environmental Learnership Graduates in Mafikeng

21 June 2017


The Acting Executive Major for Mahikeng Local Municipality, Cllr Bongani Ngobeni will on behalf of the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, preside over a graduation ceremony of 90 unemployed leaners who competently completed Environmental Practice Learnership Programme on Friday 23 June 2017 at the Mafikeng Hotel School, in the North West.

The 5th FETC graduation ceremony will be led by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in partnership with the Local Government Sector Education Training Authority (LGSETA) and the North West-based municipalities of Rustenburg, Ratlou, Ngaka Modiri Molema, Mamusa, Mafikeng, Kgetleng Rivier, Ditsobotla, and Bojanala.

The graduation ceremony is aimed at addressing the environmental sector skills shortage at local government level and assists in strengthening the skills pipeline within the environment sector and thereby delivers on its mandate by supporting organisations in the sector.

The programme offers an official SAQA accredited experiential training over a period of 12 months with a minimum of 140 credits.

Members of the media are invited to attend the event.

Date: 23 June 2017

Time:  08:30

Venue:  Mafikeng Hotel School (North West), Nelson Mandela Drive, Mafikeng, 2735

To RSVP Contact:

Dimakatso Tsutsubi
Tel: 012 399 9974   

Khomotjo Phaladi
Cell: 082 621 1880

For media inquiries contact

Albi Modise
Cell: 083 490 2871