HWSETA Youth Month Competition Terms and Conditions:

The HWSETA Youth Month Competition is in no way sponsored or administered by Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for the purposes of this competition. The HWSETA Youth Month competition is open to residents of South Africa only (A valid South African ID Card or ID Book is required for entry), except staff of HWSETA and all other related agencies and promotional partners. The HWSETA Youth Month competition is administered and organised by HWSETA and its related agencies. There will only be 14 HWSETA funded prizes available to be won. Only 14 HWSETA funded prizes can be awarded per entrant/winner.

The winners of the HWSETA funded prizes will be required to meet the minimum requirements as stipulated by the HWSETA and the selected learning institution and will be selected via a vetting and interview process between 30 June 2021 – 31 July 2021. Entrants and/or winners of the HWSETA Youth Month competition will be required to undergo a vetting process to ensure they meet the minimum requirements as set out by HWSETA and by the selected higher learning institution in the faculty of choice within the health, social development and veterinary fields of study. Entrants/winners that have already received funding for higher learning studies or have been approved for higher learning studies funding are not eligible for entry and will immediately be disqualified. Selected entrants/winners of the HWSETA Youth Month competition will need to make themselves available for interviews at a regional HWSETA office, failure to attend the interview process will result in immediate disqualification of the entrant and no further correspondence will be entered into. Only entrants that meet the minimum requirements for the HWSETA Youth Month competition, as stipulated by HWSETA, the entrant will be eligible for one of the fourteen HWSETA Youth competition prizes.

Should the selected entrant/winner not meet the minimum entry criteria as set out by HWSETA or selected higher learning institution and/or has received funding and/or been approved for funding and/or has failed to maintain a minimum pass mark for higher learning, the HWSETA will have no choice but to disqualify the entrant/winner and the allocated HWSETA Youth Month competition prize will be forfeited and awarded to the runner-up for the selected course. 

The HWSETA Youth Month competition prizes are not redeemable for cash and are not transferable whatsoever. The judge’s decision is final. Participants are to abide by the rules and regulations stated by the organizers. In case of dispute, the organizer’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entertained. There will be no obligation to pay, purchase or subscribe to any further products over and above the allocated/awarded competition prize. Only HWSETA staff, the management or elected representatives will contact entrants/winners and can be verified by calling the HWSETA Head Office on Toll-Free Number: 0800 864 478 or email hwseta@hwseta.org.za or email the digital marketing team, Active Brand Communications on Tel: 011 454 4408 or email: hello@hwseta.online

The HWSETA Youth Month Competition will run from 16 June 2021 to 30 June 2021 23:59 pm. HWSETA reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of this competition at any time and if required by the related authorities.

HWSETA Youth Month Competition Entry Mechanics:

  • Entrants will be required to visit the HWSETA Careers Portal website (www.hw-careers.co.za) and enter via the HWSETA Youth Month Competition page: https://hw-careers.co.za/hwseta-youth-month-competition/
  • Entrants are required to enter their details (full name, surname, telephone number, email address and province – within South Africa only) in order to enter the competition. 
  • Entrants will then be required to confirm they meet the minimum requirement in terms of Matric (Grade 12) completion and required grades in the required subjects for the selected course they are entering. 
  • Should entrants falsify any information submitted during the registration process, the entrant will immediately be disqualified and no further correspondence will be entered into. 
  • Entries for the HWSETA Youth Month competition close on 30 June 2021. 
  • Only one (1) entry per course is allowed per entrant. 
  • The selected ‘winners’ of the HWSETA Youth Month competition will be contacted telephonically and by email by an authorised HWSETA representative and requested to email his/her Matric (Grade 12) certified copy of results, a copy of his/her identification (ID) card or book, as well as corresponding letters. 
  • Failure to submit all required paperwork within the specified time from being notified during the vetting process, the finalist will immediately be disqualified and the next runner-up will become eligible as a finalist to win the HWSETA Youth Month competition prize. The process will be repeated, where necessary should any of the runners-up/finalists be able to submit the required documentation for vetting purposes. 
    • Should the finalists have submitted all the required paperwork and have met the minimum requirements of the competition as stipulated and the finalist has been successfully vetted by an HWSETA authorised manager or member of staff, the finalist will have preliminarily been approved to ‘win’ the HWSETA Youth Month competition prize the finalist will then be required to attend an interview with an HWSETA manager or authorised member of staff. 
    • The finalists will be required to meet with an HWSETA authorised representative/s at one of the HWSETA provincial offices (depending on the provincial location of the finalist), in order to complete a final interview process, whereby the finalist will be required to submit all original paperwork and sign an HWSETA contract before being awarded/announced as the ‘winner/s’ of the HWSETA Youth Month competition. Failure to attend the final interview process on the agreed date, will result in the finalist being immediately disqualified and no further correspondence will be entered into; and the HWSETA competition prize will be awarded to the next shortlisted runner-up/finalist.
  • On successful completion of the vetting and interview process/’s, the approved finalist/’s will be required to sign a standard HWSETA Contract, agreeing to the standard terms and conditions contained therein, and will thereafter be awarded and announced as the ‘winner/’s’ of the HWSETA Youth Month Competition prize/’s. 
  • The winner/’s will be announced on all HWSETA social media platforms and press releases will be sent to all major publishing/news houses for immediate release. 

HWSETA has a right to publish the name and/or photo of the winners on its social media channels and to distribute the photo and information to other Internet Sites under license, contract, or common ownership with the company; include the photo in advertising and promotion materials, and to include the winner’s photo or information in print and non-print products. Shortlisted entrants/winners of the HWSETA funded course prizes will be notified via email, phone, and HWSETA Social Media Channels. Shortlisted entrants/winners must claim their prize within two weeks of being notified or forfeit the prize, whereby the prize will be awarded to the runner-up, which will be communicated on the HWSETA social media channels accordingly. 

HWSETA Youth Month Competition Funded Courses and Minimum Entry Requirements (Non-Negotiable):

NURSING:

Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing (R169) one year of study pitched at NQF 5 (2 learners/funded course prizes)

  • English minimum 30% (thirty per cent)
  • Mathematics or Mathematic literacy minimum 40% (forty per cent)
  • Life Sciences minimum 40% (forty per cent).
  • The Nursing Qualifications include accommodation as well as a stipend
  • Start Date – October 2021/January 20221 intake 
  • Higher Learning Institution location – Private and Public Nursing Colleges in all provinces

Diploma in Nursing – General (R171) three year of study pitched at NQF 6 (2 learners/funded course prizes)

  • English minimum 30% (thirty per cent)
  • Mathematics or Mathematical literacy minimum 40% (forty per cent)
  • Life Sciences minimum 40% (forty per cent)
  • Computer Literacy at NQF level 3 (three)
  • One other subject with a credit value of 20 (twenty) minimum 40% (forty per cent) from the designated subject list as outlined in policy 751 of 2008 of the Department of Education. 
  • The Nursing Qualifications include accommodation as well as a stipend
  • Start Date – October 2021/January 20221 intake 
  • Higher Learning Institution location – Private and Public Nursing Colleges in all provinces.

PHARMACY:

 National Certificate: Pharmacist Assistant – Basic (PAB) (5 learners/funded course prizes)

  • To be eligible for this training programme, all potential candidates are required to have passed Grade 12 with maths and science as subjects.
  • To become a qualified pharmacist’s assistant, the learner is expected to work in a registered pharmacy on a full-time basis. This is organised by the employer implementing the project.
  • Knowledge Competencies:
    • Have a valid Matric (Grade 12) School leaving certificate with English, Life Sciences (Biology) and Mathematics. Math’s Literacy as subjects.
    • English at NQF level 3
    • Mathematics/Math’s Literacy at NQF level 3
    • Life Sciences (Biology) at NQF Level 3
    • Excellent communication skills in English
  • The pharmacy qualifications include a stipend only
  • Start Date – September 2021
  • Duration of Training – 2 years
  • Training Provider Location – All locations across and all provinces

Further Education and Training Certificate: Pharmacist Assistant – Post Basic (PAPB) (5 learners/funded course prizes)

  • To be eligible for this training programme, all potential candidates are required to have passed Grade 12 with Maths and science as subjects AND the National Certificate: Pharmacist Assistant – Basic
  • To become a qualified pharmacist’s assistant, the learner is expected to work in a registered pharmacy on a full-time basis. This is organised by the employer implementing the project.
  • Knowledge Competencies:
    • Have a valid Matric (Grade 12) School leaving certificate with English, Life Sciences (Biology) and Mathematics. Math’s Literacy as subjects.
    • English at NQF level 3
    • Mathematics/Math’s Literacy at NQF level 3
    • Life Sciences (Biology) at NQF Level 3
    • Excellent communication skills in English
  • The pharmacy qualifications include a stipend only
  • Start Date – September 2021
  • Duration of Training – 2 years
  • Training Provider Location – All locations across and all provinces

HWSETA Youth Month Competition Award Requirements:

The HWSETA Youth Month competition prize will only be awarded to:

  • South African citizens with a valid South African Identification (ID) book or card;
  • Parents valid Identification (ID) book, card or passport (for dependent applicants); 
  • Academic record;

HWSETA Youth Month Competition Details:

The HWSETA Youth Month competition is administered and regulated through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between HWSETA and the training provider/institution of higher learning. The MOA is revised annually based on demand and/or any amendments to the terms and conditions contained therein. HWSETA, from time to time, issues circulars through which communication to the learner, via the institution, is conveyed. 

Progression Criteria:

  • HWSETA has its own progression rule for renewal. 
  • The beneficiaries are expected to pass to be able to progress into the next year with the qualification.
  • A beneficiary is required to pass all modules registered for the current academic year;
  • A beneficiary must continue to study in the same stream;

Exclusions:

  • HWSETA Youth Month Competition prize funded courses exclude:
    • Repeat modules;
    • Supplementary exams expenses;
    • Laptops, stationery and other study materials;
    • Household accommodation;
    • Additional costs charged by Private Accommodation, i.e. Deposit, renewal fees, admin fees, etc. 
    • Non-academic charges such as gym membership, political affiliations fee, Wi-Fi, laundry, interest on overdue fees, etc. 
    • Historic debts;

Termination:

  • HWSETA reserves the right to terminate the Youth Month competition prize funded course if:
    • The beneficiary/winner is found to have breached any terms and conditions of the competition, as defined by the HWSETA Youth Month Competition Agreement;
    • The beneficiary/winner is found to have defrauded HWSETA in any way, i.e. Purchasing of books other than those prescribed by the higher learning institution; 
    • The beneficiary/winner fails to pass all registered modules;
    • The beneficiary/winner is found guilty of any misconduct or ill-discipline by the training provider/higher learning institution;
    • The beneficiary/winner is found to have failed to uphold and/or adhere to the requirements of the Youth Month Competition agreement;
    • The beneficiary/winner is excluded due to poor performance, exceeding the N2 rule;
    • The beneficiary/winner fails to complete the qualification in time. 

Other Terms and Conditions:

  • The beneficiary/winner must inform HWSETA of any circumstantial changes that may affect their academic performance in any way;
  • The beneficiary/winner will enter into an agreement with HWSETA, as per the terms determined by HWSETA;
  • The beneficiary/winner understands that HWSETA is under no obligation to approve the future funding of the bursar;
  • The beneficiary/winner understands that HWSETA is under no obligation to secure employment for the bursar after the terms of the qualification prize has ended. 

HWSETA reserves the rights to change or amend the terms and conditions of this competition/lucky draw at any time and no correspondence will be entered into. HWSETA reserves the right to, from time to time, issue policies and/or directions in relation to funded courses, which will be applicable to the funded course and with which entrants/finalists/learners are obligated to comply. Please further note that the terms and conditions as set out herein may be extended and/or amended at the sole discretion of HWSETA and the same should not be construed as closed or limited to the above.