The overall purpose is for training students with High Performance Computing.

High-Performance Computing (HPC) most generally refers to the practice of aggregating computing power in a way that delivers much higher performance than one could get out of a typical desktop computer or workstation in order to solve large problems in science, engineering, or business.


2-year comprehensive training program

Closing Date:

30 October 2022

Minimum Requirements:

  • South African-born African citizen
  • Employment Equity candidates only – preference for females
  • Youth who completed matric with a minimum of 60% for Pure Maths, Physical Science, English, and IT-related courses or hold a valid and recognised IT Diploma/University Full Degree or in their last year (2022) of studies. English as a second language
  • Not be engaged in formal/part-time employment
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 24 years. *For learners with disability aged up to 30
  • Must have an interest in IT or High-Performance Computing and have the ability to work under pressure
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be self-motivated
  • Mandatory completion of psychometrics tests to confirm an aptitude for an IT-related career and attitude which will be conducive to participating in the program

Key Requiements

  • A certified copy of your South African ID document or passport
  • A recent ID photograph of yourself
  • An updated CV
  • A certified copy of your latest examination results and academic transcript
  • A certified copy of your matric certificate if you completed
  • If your parents or guardians are deceased or divorced – provide a copy of death certificate or divorce decree (including details of any maintenance payments)
  • If your parents or guardians are unemployed – a sworn affidavit signed by the unemployed person before a commissioner of oaths proving unemployment must be provided
  • If your parents or guardians are employed – provide the most recent pay slip for each person, giving full details of gross income and all other benefits
  • If either of your parents or guardians are pensioners – a certified copy of their pension slip must be provided
  • If either of your parents or guardians work in the informal sector or own any business – provide an audited financial statement or sworn affidavit indicating estimated gross monthly income



For more info about the program reach out to

Please send your CV, ID and academic transcript to