The Road Accident Fund Youth driver development programme 2017/2018 for young South Africans

Application Deadline: November 3rd 2017

The RAF is contributing to road safety and youth employment through a program to build a cadre of young professional drivers for the freight and public transport industry in SA. Last year, 79 young people successfully completed the program.  We invite Youth of all races and gender to apply for acceptance into the 2017/18 intake. The training will be conducted only in specific areas within the Provinces of:

Western Cape
Northern Cape
North West

nd as such it is important that candidates are based there.  We only accept code 10 and 14.

Applications open between 18 October and 03 November 2017

Candidates must meet the following criteria to apply


  • Must be between the ages of 23 and 34
  • Must have passed matric and have a Certificate
  • Must have no criminal record
  • Must be medically fit to drive heavy vehicles
  • Must be unemployed and not studying fulltime


Closing date: 03 November 2017 at 16h00.

Applications can be forwarded to email address [email protected]


  1. Certified ID copy and matric certificate
  2. Proof of residence (Municipal water and lights statement of the parents or a stamped letter from the Local Councilor or Traditional Authority )
  3. Strictly one page motivation stating your future goals and how obtaining a code 10/14 driver’s license and Professional Drivers Permit will assist you in building a career as a professional driver
  4. Strictly one page CV

Applications without all the required documents may not be considered.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Road Accident Fund Youth driver development programme 2017/2018


  1. Good day,My name is Hlengiwe Precious Chiliza,I am one of the people who applied in post of Youth Driver Development Program.
    In my Application Letter I have stated that I am very much interested in the program as I do have code 10 driver’s licence and code14 learners licence.i also stated that this program will allow me to achieve my goals and also my career. I haven’t received a call from YDDP for now and as it said in the post that we should wait two weeks it seems to be morethen two one.

    Thanks for your time in Reading my number is 0736376577.


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