Department of Transport Learnerships 2017 – 2018

If this is you and you would like to pursue a career in these lines, then the Department of Transport may have a learnership ideally suitable for you. If you seek a challenge, are in good health and have a desire to learn more, then you may just be in the right place. This Department offers selected candidates a 12-month learnership which exceptional learning opportunities.

The Department of Transport is one of the main branches of the South African Government. They are in charge of maintenance, construction and development of national roads, marine transport, international airports and national airports, as well as all local roads and railways. They also hold a shared obligation for public transport, traffic regulations, vehicle licensing, parking, traffic, and airports. They are also accountable for protocols of freight, shipping, public transport, motor vehicles and rail transportation.

This Department aims to provide sufficient skilled workers and assist in stabilizing the country’s economy. They aim to do this via their programs offered to the gifted youth of South Africa. There is many opportunities for growth within this Department.

Department of Transport Learnerships Available

With the learnerships offered by this Department of Government, they aim to increase the number of skilled workers within the countries workforce. There are many fields that are made available with this Department, however, they may change yearly. Candidates are urged to confirm the field before making their application.

Candidates can consider some of the following fields and more:

  • Road Works
  • Construction
  • Welding
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Public Administration
  • Transport Management
  • Logistic Management
  • Transport Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Supply Chain
  • Project Management
  • Freight Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Safety Management

Department of Transport Learnerships Requirements

Candidates must be younger than 35 in order to apply. Candidates must include a detailed curriculum vitae. They should also make available references that are reachable, along with any information that is applicable to their submission. Include certified copies of all significant certificates, proof of address no older than three months and ID Document.

Candidates must have the following:

  • Be a citizen of South African
  • Candidates must hold a valid South African ID document
  • Completed Grade 12, and have their certificate
  • Be skilled in English and another language
  • Must not hold a criminal record
  • Must be fit for vigorous activities
  • Must not be declared incompetent in any other Legislation that could be of relevance
  • Must be prepared to work public holidays, weekend and shifts if required
  • Must have excellent communication skills both verbal & written
  • Must not be involved in any employee dismissal processes

Forgery will not be taken lightly. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with. These selected candidates may be requested to do a medical fitness, driving test and fingerprint verification. Candidates are not guaranteed a permanent location after finishing the learnership program, however, some may be offered permanent positions if they have an opening.

Department of Transport Learnerships Application

Department of Transport learnerships applications online is not available. Interested individuals may, however, download the Z83 Application form, complete it and submit when learnerships open. Once this Department has learnerships available, they will be advertised locally and also on their Careers Page of their website. For more information on this Department of Government, interested individuals may visit their Home Page.

Once applications open, candidates must please follow the instructions provided on the advertisement. Candidates must complete the application in full and sign it before submitting. Candidates must also attach all certified relevant documentation with an up-to-date curriculum vitae.

Please note: Late applications will not be taken into consideration. Applications missing certified documentation will not be taken into consideration. Applications not signed by the applicant will not be taken into consideration.

Only applicants who make the short list will be contacted, thus, if the Department has not contacted you within three months after the closing date, please accept your application as being unsuccessful.

Department of Transport Learnerships Closing Date

Closing dates for each learnership offered will differ yearly. Each will depend on the need within this Department. Candidates can also find out from their local Department of Transport in their area about open or upcoming leanrerships. Candidates are also reminded to ensure they meet all requirements, complete the application in full and attach all documentation before submitting their applications.

Don’t forget to check out our full list of companies offering Learnerships to the Youth of South Africa.