YouthBuild Learnership Academy

YouthBuild SA

Saint-Gobain Youthbuild Academy

Saint-Gobain Gyproc in partnership with YouthBuild International have come together to address the critical skills shortage and high youth unemployment rate in South Africa.

We offer a 12-month full-time learnership.

National Certificate: 
Ceiling and Partitioning Installation
SAQA ID: 58247

To enable all youth to meet the following outcomes: 
1.    Plan for the installation of ceilings and partitions using Saint-Gobain products.
2.    Work according to drawings, specifications and building standards relating to the installation of ceiling and partitioning.
3.    Install 4 different types of standard ceilings.
4.    Install partitions.
5.    Install specialized ceilings.
6.    Apply safety, health, environmental and quality procedures to installations.
7.    Start and run their own construction/installation enterprise. 

•    This is a youth initiative and therefore we encourage students between the ages of 18-29
•    Applicants should have a Grade 12 senior certificate with English and Mathematics
•    Applicants with a tertiary certificate or at least 1 year of experience in any area of Carpentry or Construction will be preferred. 
•    Applicants who do not have their senior certificate but who have at least 2 years of experience in the construction industry will be considered. 
•    Must be able to read and write English.
•    Must be able to do basic mathematics and measurement.