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PPECB Internships 2021 / 2022

PPECB is inviting all unemployed graduates to apply for the ongoing Graduate / Internship Programme 2021 / 2022.


PPECB invites unemployed and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Agri Export Technologist Programme. The Agri Export Technologist Programme offers high-potential, disadvantaged graduates the opportunity to gain exposure to agri-export technology, while receiving an accredited qualification – National Certificate: Perishable Product Technology ( SAQA ID: 5834; NQF Level 5 ).

During this 12 month development opportunity, successful candidates are placed at inspection-points in various regions under the mentorship of PPECB specialists.


Students are exposed to quality assurance practices applicable to specific perishable products ( i.e. citrus, grapes, etc.).

Accredited facilitators provide formal theoretical training on:

  • Export legislation and certification
  • Factors influencing export
  • Food safety
  • Product knowledge
  • Cold chain management
  • Total quality management systems and viability
  • Recent innovations

NB. Students are placed close to where they reside; however due to the seasonal nature of the industry out-placement can be required.



3-year  qualification in one of the following fields:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Food Technology
  • Environmental Health


  • Do you have a strong academic history?
  • Do you have strong interpersonal skills?
  • Are you competent in the use of the English language?
  • Are you currently unemployed?

Internship Application Closing Date: 30 November 2021

Internship Location: South Africa

How To Apply For PPECB Internships Programme

Apply Online for the PPECB: Internship Programme 2021 / 2022