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Construction and Built Environment Bursaries South Africa 2018 – 2019

 

Construction is about planning, designing, creating and finally building infrastructures or facilities. People that work within the construction sector, generally see the project through from start to finish.

Built environment is the man-made construction of homes, shopping centres, office blocks and even water and energy networks.

If your passion lies in creating construction and seeing the project through until completion, this may be the best career path for you.
 

In order to qualify for a bursary and to study within the Built Environment sector, students should meet the following minimum criteria:

  • South African citizen with a valid ID book,
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric,
  • Studying or been accepted to study towards a qualification in the Built Environment at a recognized tertiary institution in the country,
  • Obtained excellent academic results in Mathematics and possibly Science (depending on the chosen field),
  • Have a passion and drive to complete their studies.

 
 

ARCHITECTURE BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Architects are responsible for the process and end-product of their designing, planning and construction of buildings and structures.
The average annual salary for an architect depends on their job role, here are a few examples of average annual salaries within the architecture profession: R460 000/ annum for general architects, R418 000/ annum for senior project architects, R300 000/ annum for design architects, R118 000/ annum for architectural technologists, R384 000/ annum for project architects and R130 000/ annum for interior designers.

 

BUILDING SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Building managers are responsible for the safety of employees and visitors, as well as building maintenance, upgrades and repairs, ensuring that works comply with safety, environmental and health procedures.
Building managers earn an average annual salary of R192 000.

 

CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Construction managers are responsible for the planning, budgeting, coordinating and supervision of construction projects from beginning to end.
On average, construction managers earn around R320 000 per annum.

 

GENERAL BUILT ENVIRONMENT BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

There are many career opportunities within the built environment sector – you could either be designing the built environment, managing and creating needed to make building habitable or making sure that all parts fit to suit the community.

 

LAND SURVEYING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Surveying or land surveying involves the science of determining the three-dimensional or terrestrial position of points, as well as the angles and distances between these points. This science is used to create land maps and determine boundaries for land ownership.
Land surveyors earn an average of R295 000 per annum.

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Project managers are responsible for the planning, budgeting, documenting and supervision of all areas of a project.
As a project manager within the construction industry, you can expect to earn an average annual salary of R370 000 per annum, while a program project manger usually earns an average of R483 000 per annum.

 

QUANTITY SURVEYING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Quantity surveyors (also known as a “QS”, they are responsible for the management of costs relating to civil and building engineering projects – from first calculations to final costs. QS’s aim to minimise project cost and achieve greater value for money for clients, without compromising on quality.
On average, a quantity surveyor earns around R290 000 per annum – a junior QS will receive an average salary of R150 000/ annum, while a senior QS will receive around R595 000/ annum.

 

SAFETY BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Safety managers ensure that all employees comply with safety and health laws, as well as the establishment of policies that ensure a safe workplace. Safety managers must have an eye for detail to identify safety hazards.
Safety officers earn an average of R185 000 per annum, while safety managers earn an average of R383 000 per annum.

 

TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Town planners focus on making towns environmentally friendly and economically efficient by research and analysing how to improve and incorporate new additions to a town.
Regional planners ensure the efficient placement of infrastructure and settlement growth over a larger area.
Town planners earn an average of R200 000 each year, while urban and regional planners earn roughly R187 000 per year.

 

ARTISAN/ SKILLED TRADESMEN BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

BIOLER MAKER BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Boilermakers create steel fabrications from sections and plates. These trained craftsmen can work on mining equipment construction to blast furnaces and even bridges.
On average, a boilermaker earns around R85/ hour or R200 000/ annum depending on their skills in Welding, Plant Maintenance and Metal Inert Gas.

 

BRICKLAYING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Bricklayers are craftsmen who lay bricks in order to construct a blockwork wall/ brickwork formation or another type of masonary.
On average, a bricklayer earns around R35 per hour.

 

CARPENTRY BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Carpenters are skilled workmen who cut, shape and install building materials during construction, they also build furniture and cabinets. Traditionally carpenters only worked with wood, but nowadays many other materials are used.
On average, a carpenter earns around R40 per hour.

 

ELECTRICAL/ ELECTRICIAN BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Electricians specialise in electrical wiring of equipment, machinery and buildings. They either install new electrical components or perform repairs and maintenance on existing electrical infrastructures.
The average annual salary for an electrician is R220 000, whereas a maintenance electrician earns around R240 000 per annum and a certified electrician generally earns around R245 000 per annum.

 

FITTER & TURNER BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

A fitter & turner repairs and performs maintenance on various types of machinery. They are highly skilled craftsmen who manufacture, create and fit components in machines.

 

MILLWRIGHT BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

A millwright is responsible for the fabricating, moving, upgrading, assembling, installing, maintaining and dismantling of machinery and equipment in power plants, factories or industrial settings. Millwrights (also known as an “industrial maintenance mechanic”)are able to read complex technical plans, blueprints and other drawings, as well as understand the workings of various machinery.
Generally, a millwright earns around R297 000 per annum.

 

PAINTING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Professional painters see a job through from beginning to end – by first preparing the area for painting. Preparation can include removing old paint, filling holes and cleaning walls
The average rate for a painter is around R26 per hour, while spray painters generally earn an average of R117 000 per annum.

 

PLUMBING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Plumbers install, repair and perform maintenance on plumbing and fixtures which distribute water and waste disposal in industrial, commercial and residential buildings.
Plumbers earn around R118 000 per year on average.

 

WELDING BURSARIES FOR 2018 & 2019

Welders use intense heat to fuse various metal components together, thereby forming a final product.
The average hourly pay for a welder is around R60.



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