National Heritage Council (NHC) Internship

The NHC invites graduates to apply for a 24 months internship opportunity to resume on the 01 March 2022 to 28 February 2024.


The National Heritage Council (NHC) based in Hatfield, Pretoria is implementing a Graduate Development programme as part of its contribution to skills development initiative.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Unemployed graduates who have successfully completed a three (3)-year Degree or National Diploma in the Information Technology field and who are between the ages of 18 and 35 years may apply.
  • South African citizens by birth may apply.
  • Students that still need to finish or qualify for a Degree or National Diploma should not apply.
  • Applicants with 0 to 1-year work experience are encouraged to apply.


  • Monthly stipend: R6,500.00 per month

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform analysis to understand the user needs
  • Assist in the development and improvement of the software to meet the user needs
  •  Conduct tests and identify errors of the programs
  • Perform maintenance, troubleshooting and debugging
  • Help with the software implementations, for example by providing training and support for the staff who will operate the software
  • Provide IT Support
  • Network maintenance and installation
  • Install printers
  • Source equipment
  • Support Microsoft Windows & Office technologies (Desktop, Server, Cloud)
  • Repair and Maintenance of IT equipment
  • Set up computers and accounts for new users
  • Vendor management Weekly reporting on compliance and status (incident reporting and management), and issue escalation
  • User support – Mobile Devices
  • Domain management
  • Support of network switches and Wi-Fi (including Wi-Fi support)
  • Testing of new systems as and when required, including new service implementation and project management when necessary
  • Provide technical support to virtual and other online training and other administrative support
  • Microsoft Active directory and Group Policy management
  • MS Server support and maintenance
  • General technical support

Desired Experience & Qualification

  •  3-year Information Technology / Information Technology Degree equivalent to an NQF Level 7
  • A+ N+ MCSA added advantage
  •  Office 365 Knowledge
  • Microsoft 365 Certified added advantage
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibilities of and when required
  • Knowledge of SQL, website development added advantage
  • Knowledge of IT Security
  • Basic knowledge of server administration

How to Apply

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should forward a detailed Curriculum Vitae to Human Resources Unit: National Heritage Council, P.O. Box 74097, Lynnwood Ridge 0040
or e-mail

Applications not responded to within 30 days of closing date must be considered unsuccessful.

Opportunity Closing date: 15 February 2022