Apprenticeships and bursaries from parastatals

What they offer
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Learnerships for Electricians Mechanics Fitters and turners Control and instrumentation Apprenticeship/Learnership Welders Power plant operators Skills development programs for Solar water heater installers Energy auditors Low voltage technicians

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Has a school of engineering with campuses around the country offering courses for  Welders  Electricians  Amateur winders  Electromechanical technician  Diesel electrical fitters  Electrical fitters  Wagon fitters Also provides bursaries for students studying  Industrial, electrical , electronic, mechanical, civil, electromechanical and metallurgical engineering  BSc degrees in quantity surveying and environmental management  Accounting

Offers learnerships and intern ships to its bursary students only. The bursaries are offered to students across the country studying Electrical, electronic and computer engineering  Computer science and information technology  Marketing and accounting

Bursaries for University and FET college students in certain fields of study

What you need to qualify
The minimum requirement for these programmes is matric or N3 Transnet are looking for young people with a technical matric certificate, or a matric certificate with maths and science Telkom’s postgraduate bursary students are employed by the company on a one-year contract with an aim to permanently employ them

How to apply
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Apply online Watch out for career expos and focused recruitment drives

Through FET colleges and calls for applications advertised in newspapers or go to:  to find out more about the engineering school  Bursaries.aspx for more on Transnet’s bursaries and application forms

Learnership and internship opportunities are advertised on Bursary forms can be found at:

2011/2012 financial year:

All skills development targets have been met with 2 598 learner artisans, 2 273 learner engineers, and 844 learner technicians taken on

The Transnet School of Engineering produces approximately 300 qualified apprentices which are placed permanently with Transnet every year

Telkom has employed 130 graduates who completed their studies last year on Telkom bursaries. It also placed 45 graduates in permanent positions, while 85 students were employed on a one-year contract

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