Call For Applications

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO MAY 7, 2021

DECADE OF THE DRONE

(Final approach…)

Do you aspire to build your career or your business in this exciting world of unmanned aviation? If you have the passion and the drive for new technologies, you may just be the right candidate we’d like to train as a drone pilot.

Mzansi Aerospace Technologies, in partnership with the Transport Education & Training Authority (TETA), is looking for 20 young (under 35 years), tech savvy graduates from SAQA-accredited tertiary institutions in the following fields of study: Civil Engineering, Data Science and Analytics, Machine Learning, AI, Town Planning, Surveying, GIS, Security, Aeronautics, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Law, Environmental Management, Urban Development, Security & Surveillance, Aircraft Maintenance & Repairs, etc. 

The 20 successful candidates will receive FREE theoretical and practical drone pilot training, accredited by the South African Civil Aviation Authority. They will also receive on-the-job training that will include acquisition (by drone), processing and analysis of data to produce actionable insights in key applications.

Successful candidates must be unemployed, 35 years or under, have graduated in or earlier than 2020 and must submit along with their applications certified copies of the following documents: RSA Identity Document, Full Academic Record, Qualification Certificate, Proof of Address and a 100-word motivation why they believe they should be selected for this training programme. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Applicants who score the highest points in the following criteria be will short-listed for final interviews:

  • Educational Excellence;
  • Relevance of Qualification;
  • Most Deserving (Black, Women and/or Living in Townships);
  • Previous Work Experience;
  • Knowledge of the Drone Industry;
  • Skills and Passion for Technology;
  • Attitude Towards this Opportunity.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to final interviews. In addition to meeting these criteria, successful candidates will have to pass a mandatory Class III medical examination. The decision of the evaluation panel will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Only online applications will be considered, which can be submitted by clicking on the orange link below. Closing date for application is Friday May 7th at 23h59. Should you not hear from us by 21 May 2021 please consider your application unsuccessful. This training will be based at the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Rapid Incubator at Ekurhuleni West TVET College, Katlehong. Practical flight training will take place at the Eagle Creek air field in Centurion. On-the-job training will take place in Ekurhuleni.

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