Expanded Public Works Programme


The Expanded Public Works Programme is a government programme aimed at the alleviation of poverty and unemployment. The programme ensures the full engagement on Labour Intensive Methods of Construction (LIC) to contractors for skills development. The EPWP focuses at reducing unemployment by increasing economic growth by means of improving skills levels through education and training and improving the enabling environment for the industry to flourish

Contact Details
Manager : EPWP and Special Projects 
Tel : 033 – 3555451
Fax : 033 355 5675

EPWP Phase 2 Presentation
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EPWP Phase 2 Data Collection Form
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EPWP Phase 3:



Message from the MEC
Public Works employs a variety of communications tools to engage its stakeholder community. Since websites are usually the first port of call, the Department seeks to maintain a site with up to date content that is of value to our diverse audiences.
MEC Peggy Nkonyeni


Private Bag X9142, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Tel no: 033 355 5500

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