An apprenticeship/learnership is a route of learning and gaining a national qualification either through the following:
- legacy apprenticeship trades or
- NQF Level qualifications better known as Learnerships or
- Occupational Qualifications registered by the Qualifications Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) within the National Qualification Framework from level 1 to 4.
It includes both structured workplace experience in Industry, the knowledge aspects of this Industry as well as institutional practical modular training with a training provider and then on-the-job experiential workplace training.
IETI provides the training for all NQF aligned qualifications providing the theoretical and practical training element of apprenticeships or learnerships across a variety of sectors for both employed as well as unemployed learners.