PAY project offers matrics first job experience,training

Applications for the 2020
Premier’s Advancement of Youth Internship Program are open until Friday January

The PAY project will provide matrics with their first work experience and training beginning from April 1 until March 31 next year.

“The PAY project allows young people the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the public sector, and build their CVs and skills sets, making them more marketable and employable in the future,” said Premier Alan Winde.

The successful candidates will be placed in opportunities across all 13 Western Cape Government departments.

To be eligible, applicants must have written and passed the National Senior Certificate (NSC) in the Western Cape; not be studying further in 2020; be a South African citizen, living in the Western Cape; be financially constrained; and not be older than 24 years old.

Only online applications will be accepted and applicants will need an email address in order to apply.

Go to and follow the prompts register and to apply.

For assistance with applications you can call 0860 142 142 or the PAY office at 021 483 0743/7 between 8am and 4pm on weekdays.