National Youth Service Programme


The National Youth Service is a sub – programme of the infrastructure sector of the Expanded Public Works Programme. The project focuses on the maintenance of government facilities. The targeted groups are engaged in formal and accredited skills programme learning consisting of 4 months of theory and 8 months of practical active participation on a construction site. At the end of their involvement on the construction site they will be capacitated on business entrepreneurial skills.

Contact Details
Manager : EPWP & Special Projects
Tel : 033 – 355 5451
Fax : 033 – 355 5675

NYS Policy Framework
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NYS Presentation
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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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