welcome to
the disability work forum

MISSION STATEMENT: To advocate for an inclusive and accessible work environment for persons with disabilities.
To network with stakeholders with regard to work opportunities for persons with disabilities.
OUR VISION: To promote equal access to employment for persons with disabilities in the Umgungundlovu district.

Our Organization is comprised of a number of service providers striving to make a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities.
Some of our services include, (but are not limited to):


All our service providers help with placements and applications into Learnerships.


All our service providers help you to prepare for and find employment.


We have a number of articles to aid you in preparing for employment.

Service Providers

This is a list of our members. Feel free to contact them.

Become a Member

Join Our Team And Help the Disabled. One step at a time.

our members

Here is a list of some of our members. Click on the Service Provider's logo to visit their website. Feel free to contact them for help or more information.

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Create CBR

14 Hyslop Road, Townhill, Pietermaritzburg


+27 (0) 33 345-5088

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Lily of the Valley

Road D418,


+27 (0) 31 100-0111

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Love Africa

Contact details
follow soon.


+27 (0) 33

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11 New England Rd


+27 (0) 33 342-2768

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123 Jabu Ndlovu Str
City Centre,


+27 (0) 33 345-1222


Find resources below for potential employees/learners and the service provider.

Potential Employees / Learners

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Tips for Writing Cover Letters

Cover letters can make or break applicants. Companies rely on the CV and cover letter to get a glimpse of an applicant.

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Writing an Excellent Resume

In tough times, spamming the world with the same old resume just doesn’t cut it. Don’t give up — but do change your strategy.

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Cover Letter to Employer

A bad cover letter gives a bad impression to a future employer. Here are some dos and don'ts.

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Factors that prevent you from achieving your goals

10 factors that stop us from realizing our dreams.

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Setting Goals

Know how to focus your job search or work towards a career goal. Goals are vital if you want to succeed in finding employment.

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Interests, Abilities and Skills

A bad cover letter gives a bad impression to a future employer. Here are some dos and don'ts.

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Writing your CV in Four Easy Steps

Here are 4 easy steps to guide you in putting together your own CV.

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Disability Employment Resource Guide

In the current economic market, getting a job is a difficult feat. Herewith tools.

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The most important part of a job interview is the beginning. Tips & Advice.

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Guide for Job Seekers

A guide for individuals with disabilities seeking employment.

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Rights of Persons with Disabilities

White Paper on the rights of persons with disabilities.

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Helpful tips for people with disabilities, when applying for learnerships.

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Disability Awareness Month

Social justice for all.

Service Providers

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Job Access Strategic Framework

On the recruitment, employment and retention of persons with disabilities in the public service.

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Equal Pay Act 2015

Government Gazette Volume 600, 1 June 2015, No. 38837.

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Strategy for B-BBEE Optimality

Restructure your business in order to retain your previous levels of BEE compliance.

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Employment Equity Act 1998

Government Gazette Volume 400, 19 October 1998, No. 19370.

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Employment Equity Act 2014

Government Gazette Volume 583, 16 January 2014, No. 37238.

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Forum Letter to Learnerships

Request for clear specifications and requirements of applicants.

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DPSA Accommodation Policy

Policy on reasonable accommodation and assistive devices for employees with disabilities in the public service.

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Learnerships Advice

A guide for service providers re info. required etc. for Learnerships.

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Strategic Skills Development Solution

Ensure optimal BEE outcome, based on the requirements of the Skills Development element for your entity.

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Code of good practice on:

The employment of persons with disabilities. Gazette Vol. 605, 9 November 2015, No. 39383

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Census 2011

Disability Report

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Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act

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Equity Report

17th Commission for Employment Equity Annual Report

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Next Meeting

February 2018

Tools for Communication with the Deaf

Deaf Alphabet

The Deaf Alphabet - Sign Language

Learn a new language! Learn to sign.


Download this app from play store or app store. This app provides greetings etc. All you can expect from a new language self-help guide.


Herewith current employment and learnership opportunities available.

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Corporate Disability Solutions

Learnerships - Richards Bay Only

Shalinee - Recruitment Consultant (031) 563-5518

Checklist of Documents Required
Consent and Declaration Form
Directions to I Can
Application Form
MIE Consent
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Progression - Transformation Enablers

Learnerships - Gauteng

Tel: 0860 SKILLS (754 557)

Learnerships and Further Info.
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JONSSON Workwear Future Leaders Academy

Future Leaders Academy

Are you ready to change your life?

The Jonsson Workwear Future Leaders Academy is giving you the opportunity to unlock the endless possibilities of your future.

See our webpage now!
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Sheetech SA Education & Training

Manufacturing & Engineering NQF 4

Ronel 031 464-8015 Malvern Queensburgh

This is a full time course for unemployed people with a Grd 12 pass. Learners will be provided with learning Material and equipment as well as a travelling allowance of R480 per week.

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EMPLOYMENT - Circular of vacancies - Department of Public Service and Administration. Downloadable in pdf format along with the application form.


Publication 45 of 2017

Dept. of Labour Circular

Z83 Application Form
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LEARNERSHIPS - Haggai Educational & Training - Sponsored Learning Opportunities. Download further information below.

Haggai Educational & Training

Contact: Antoinette

Application Details

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Department of Social Development - Your Disability Rights Team - Vacancies

Department of Basic Education

1. Chief Education Specialist: Inclusive Education. The closing date for applications is 1 December 2017.

Further Details

2. Senior Legal Admin Officer. The closing date for applications is 8 December 2017.

Further Details

Department of Social Development

Interns for 2018/19 – see attached advert. Closing date for applications is 5 December 2017.

Further Details

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

1. OFFICE MANAGER REF: 17/51/SA (Polokwane)
3. COURT INTERMEDIARY 4 POSTS Heilbron (1) Ref No: 17/26/FS; Kroonstad (1) Ref No: 17/27/FS; Botshabelo (1) Ref No: 17/ 28 /FS and Thaba Nchu (1) Ref No: 17/29/FS
4. ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4): 11 POSTS Johannesburg (2), Ref No: 17/43/SA Thohoyandou (1) Ref No 17/55/SA, East London (1) Ref No: 17/56/SA, Durban (2) Ref No: 17/42/SA, Pretoria (1) Ref No: 17/60/SA, Kimberley (2) Ref No: 17/52/SA, Mahikeng (1) Ref No: 17/53/SA and Bloemfontein (1) Ref No: 17/54/SA
5. ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP3-LP4) 04 POSTS Durban (1) Ref No: 17/41/SA, Cape Town (2) Ref No: 17/57/SA and Pretoria (1) Ref No: 17/59/SA
The closing date for applications is 15 December 2017.

Further Details


Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary, Full Time, Part Time, EE/AA, Non EE/AA

It is National Disability Rights Awareness Month and Massdiscounters would like to celebrate and empower persons with disabilities in our community. If you are a person defined as a person with a disability please send us your cv and medical records confirming your disability status. Massdiscounters will ensure that you are recorded on our database and we will look forward to inviting you to talk to us in the event of us having a match to your competencies and we are able to accommodate your disability needs.
If you are interested, please upload your cv, medical records and academic records when you are applying. Please apply on http://www.pnet.co.za


Here are some of the presentations / talks delivered at our forum meetings.

Learnership Presentation

Hulamin Learnerships

We have a comprehensive talent strategy that forecasts, plans and executes talent management strategies to ensure a highly-skilled workforce is in place to meet current and future business needs.

Download pdf

Love Africa

Skills Development

The ultimate goal of Love Africa is:
* To make sustainable changes to members of the South African society
* Education – focus vocational skills.

Download pdf


POPI Presentation

The PoPI Act ensures that all South African institutions conduct themselves in a responsible manner when collecting, processing, storing and sharing another entity's personal information.

download pdf

Supported Employment

Lily of the Valley Supported Employment

Working with people living with disabilities & other disadvantaged groups to access and maintain paid employment in the open labour market.

download pdf

Dept. of Labour

Employment Services

The aim of the Department of Labour is to assist the work-seeker to find work/learning opportunity more quickly and to make a choice that will suit his/her own career preferences best.

download pdf

Functional Capacity Evaluation

Functional Capacity Evaluation

Evaluation of capacity of activities that is used to make recommendations for participation in work, while considering various factors and health status.

download pdf

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SaveAct - Savings Group - What we do

Promotes community-based savings groups (SGs), coupled with financial education (FE) and enterprise development.

download pdf

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you. Please find our details listed below.

Our Office Info
14 Hyslop Road, Townhill, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
(033) 345-5088