The Department of Correctional Services says it has employed close to 3000 unemployed youth in the past year through learnership and internship programmes.

“This month 654 learners were absorbed into permanent positions. Last year, on 1 March, 943 learners were appointed into permanent positions,” the department said in a statement on Sunday.

It said in August 2012 a group of 1,012 learners completed the Correctional Services Learnership Programme, and 1,006 of them were appointed on...


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