Green skills

introduction -the beginning
Green Careers
Training and Courses
Bursaries and Scholarships
Internships and jobs
Green Skills Research

The Green Skills portal is offered to the general public broadly and is intended to benefit learners at schools, students at colleges and universities, unemployed youth and adults and employees.  It is also intended to support those who mediate green careers information and support others in career decision making like teachers, lecturers, career counsellors, parents and human resource development professionals.   ​​

The portal aims to share information and resources to inform green careers decision making and opportunities for pursuing green careers.  It offers:​​

  • Green careers information to support green career guidance activities and initiatives in schools, colleges, university and the workplace and provides information on green careers to inform decision making.​

  • Training opportunities to strengthen skills, reskilling and supporting talent management and staff retention. ​

  • Bursaries and scholarships through which to pursue formal training for green skills.​

  • Internships and jobs in the environment sector where learners, students, graduates, unemployed youth and employees can apply online for various opportunities.  ​

  • Green skills research on green skills planning, Sector Education and Training Authority (SETAs) skills plans and integrating environment in to existing and emerging skills, as well as access to peer–reviewed journals, books, scientific journals, e-books and databases.​​


Send questions, suggestions, feedback or comments or contact us at:  ​

Thomas Mathiba​
Tel: (012) 399-9922​
Email address:

Pandelani Dzhugudzha​
Tel: (012) 399-9923​

Palesa Mashigo:​
Tel: (012) 399-9925​

The Green Skills portal is linked to websites of government departments, education and training institutions, private sector organisations, professional associations, CBOs and NGOs, to enable you to access a broad suite of information on careers, training, bursaries and scholarships, internships and jobs and research.   ​

This information and resources are open source and should be referenced to the National Environmental Skills Planning Forum of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment.

Suggested reference: National Environmental Skills Planning Forum (2021) Green Careers, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment, Pretoria, South Africa.​​

 Please note that the site is still under construction and will soon be activated.​