Sasol Learnerships Careers Jobs 2016 – 2017

Sasol is a South African -based international integrated energy and chemical company that has been in existence since 1950. They are one of the largest investors in skills development, capital projects, and technological research and development.  Sasol is listed on the JSE Limited in South Africa and on the New York Stock Exchange in the US. Sasol learnerships 2016-2017 offers talented individuals an opportunity to gain valuable work experience.

Every year Sasol offers multiple learnerships in a variety of fields:

  • Boilermaking
  • Chemical Plant Operations
  • Electrical operations
  • Fitting
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Rigging
  • Turning
  • Welding

These learnerships can lead to career opportunities in the following fields:

  • Artisan, Senior Artisan, Specialist Artisan, Master Artisan
  • Technician, Technologist, Engineer
  • Foreman, Area Manager, Operations/Maintenance Manager
  • Learning Practitioner (LP), Principal LP, Learning Manager, Senior Learning Manager

The aim of Sasol in providing the learnership opportunities is to give candidates from designated groups, specifically as per Sasol’s Employment Equity targets, priority. It is an opportunity for successful individuals to enter the workforce.

SASOL Learnerships: General Requirements

There are certain requirements for being accepted into these learnerships:

Minimum Requirements

  • You must have passed Grade 12 English
  • You  need Grade 12 Physical Science HG/SG (Not including Life Sciences, Science Literacy, Functional Science, Natural Science and General Science)
  • You  need Grade 12 with Maths HG/SG (Not including Maths Literacy, Additional Maths, Functional Maths, Commercial Maths, Applied Maths)


  • You must have an N3 Certificate with Business English, Engineering Science, Maths, and any 2 subjects passed (total of 5 subjects)

Other Requirements

  • Good communication skills
  • You must be able to speak, read and write English

All further information will be given to you when you apply, depending on which learnership you apply for.

Sasol Learnerships are also offered in the following areas:

  • Human Resources (Secunda Area)
  • Finance (Secunda & Sasolburg Area)
  • Supply Chain: Logistics (Secunda & Sasolburg Area)

Sasol encourages individuals living with disabilities or a disability to apply.

The successful candidates will be offered a place on a 1 to 2-year on-the-job training internship, and WIL programme with Sasol, in order to gain experience in their respective fields of interest or study.

Below is an example of one of the other learnerships that Sasol offered in 2013

SASOL Female Driver Learnerships

National certificate in professional driving-NQF Level 3, SAQA ID 50285

This is outcomes-based learning, and the Sasol learnership is based on a legally binding contract between the learner, the employer, and the service provider.

Learners will be trained and developed to become qualified drivers according to the requirements of the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) for a Code EC Dangerous Goods Driver. You will also receive training in core skills and safety standards related to the specific trade.

All learnerships must include theoretical as well as a practical training, which means that you will receive some of your training in a classroom-type atmosphere and some of it will be practical on-the-job training, where you will be taught how and will actually have to perform some of the tasks that you will be expected to do in that particular job.

The SASOL Learnership Programme is for a period of one year (3 months) and training will be done in Sasolburg

Job Requirements:

  • Female: Age 25-35
  • Must have a Grade 12/Full N3 certificate with English/Business English passed at least on SG
  • Must have Drivers licence at least code EC1, C, C1 (preference will be given to Code EC licence holders)
  • Must be resident in Sasolburg/Secunda/Alrode/Pretoria areas
  • Must have good communication skills and be proficient in English

A learnership contract is a legally binding contract and any irregularity or violation of the terms of the agreement will be dealt with in accordance with Sections 17 and 18 of the Skills Development Act, 97 of 1998.

SASOL Learnerships: Application Process

In order to apply for the National certificate in professional driving-NQF Level 3 Learnership, you must complete an application form in your own handwriting.

  • You can get the application form by going to the  Sasol Careers Website and clicking on the link for the National certificate in professional driving-NQF Level 3 Learnership and following instructions
  • When applying for the learnership make sure that you specify the learnership post that you are applying for (e.g. National certificate in professional driving-NQF Level 3 SAQA ID 50285)
  • Make sure that you sign the application form yourself
  • Attach certified copies of your certificates and Identity Document (these copies must have been certified within the last 3 months – you can get this done at any Police Station)
  • You also need to submit a copy of your CV
  • Please submit your application and CV to or fax to: (012) 666 8523 – Ref no: FFDO 2013.

Please Note:

  • Application forms that are late or unsigned will not be accepted
  • Photocopied forms will not be accepted
  • Applicants will have to undergo and successfully complete a psychomotor evaluation
  • Applicants will have need to pass an applicable medical evaluation

Remember that during your workplace training you will be responsible for your own accommodation, transport and meal costs. It is therefore suggested that you apply for a learnership in the Region or Management Area closest to where you live.

The appointment of candidates by Sasol will be done according to the rules and regulations governing such appointments, including the verification of credentials.

Sasol will only communicate with successful applicants, so if you have not heard from Sasol within 30 days of the closing date of the application process, it means that your application was unfortunately, unsuccessful.

Sasol Learnership Information

New applications generally open at the beginning of each year, normally around January or February. You can keep checking whether the Sasol learnership is open for applications yet by checking the on the Sasol Careers Website.

You can also get more information regarding Sasol learnership programmes by e-mailing Sasol on

Sasol Head Office is located at:

1 Sturdee Avenue,



South Africa,


26 Responses to “Sasol Learnerships Careers Jobs 2016 – 2017”

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  1. Jabulani Magudulela says:

    Do u have learnership opportunities available for people with grade11 certificates?

  2. Mandisa says:

    I am currently a grade12 student doing physical science and pure maths. I need a learnership regarding artisan , boilermakin and land surveying/ quantity surving. I will be so thankfull if you can answer me if any positions are available.

  3. Mandisa says:

    I am currently a grade12 student doing physical science and pure maths. I need a learnership regarding artisan , boilermakin and land surveying/ quantity surving. I will be so thankfull if you can answer me if any positions are available..

  4. benardnkosi says:

    hi i am benard nkosi i want to do boilermaker i have got matric with maths and science please help me.

  5. thuso says:

    Please post me information about your, 2014 leanerships and application forms.

  6. Jimmy nhlabathi says:

    Please post me information about your 2014 leanership

  7. Thulane says:

    Can you please let me know if there are any learnerships ar available or ar published

  8. Hi my name is ntina, i completed my matric last year(2012) with the good marks i passed with bachelour, so i faiced a huge problem when my mom could’nt afford to take to the university, now im staying at home with my certificate doing nothing it hurts my question is that will i get a learnership @ sasol if i did the general subjects i always wanted to do boiler maker. Please help me im desperate for the learnership. Thank you

  9. themba shabalala says:

    Greetings to all eskom members, my name is themba, I have passed matric fair, I got level 4 in both physical sciences and english and level 5 in mathematics. I would like to do a learner ship for boilermaking ..I thank u

  10. lenesa says:

    I grew up having a dream that oneday I will work for sasol,but even today I’m still struggling to get learnership.I have matric and N3 with maths and science,I completed my matric in 2004 and N3 in 2009 can somebody please help me to fulfill my dream.

  11. Judith says:

    Hi i am doing my thrid year at tshwane university of technology. I am doing recreation management where we deal with facilitation, program design and in solving problems for community

  12. nompumelelo simela says:


    could you please kindly notify me whenever there are vacancies or learnerships for 2016 using the above email address.


  13. I am currently a chemical engineering graduate with a diploma. I am currently looking for a company which can give me basic skills and necessary experience to chemical engineering career. Practical,Learnership, Internship and Part-time jobs are my basic necessary needs to the chemical engineering field. I am willing and prepared to learn as a new graduate

  14. Charles Kekana says:

    I am Charles Kekana, l have 8 years experience in Codede 10 (C1) driving and also Code 14 (EC) with PrDP of Dangerous Goods(hazchem certificate) I want to work or learnership at Sasol

  15. Marina Mazibuko says:

    Hi my name is Marina Mazibuko, I would like to find out the closing date for the female driver learnership. And if the will be consideration for someone who had applied previously and never went through with the program?

  16. kwena moabelo says:

    I hv boilermaking do offer boilermaking apprenticeship?

  17. anele mlamla says:

    Hi my name is anele, I just completed my diploma in mechanical engineering,can you please inform me if there are any learnerships for this year.

  18. hi i passed my matric very well with mathematics and physical science. I have certificates for chemical Engineering fro n3 to n6

  19. mzwandile says:

    There is a difference between apprenticeship and learnership ? Because I have NCV LEVEL4 (Engineering Fabrication -boiler maker)

  20. Radebe Jabu Walter says:

    i am currently studing N3 and N4, under mechanical engineering field
    im looking foward to get a learnership in order to gain experience, on what im studing, if the are any available learnerships can you please notify me. I would love to gain experience in industrial place. thank you

  21. Thabe says:

    I’m a student at Kingston college and I passed my matric last year at Greenfield’s secondary school…I’m wondering to get at least a chance to prove my self..I’m doing computer end user for more information.

  22. phumlane shabangu says:

    i lke to find out the person how have grade 9 does he qaulify to get learnship

  23. I am a 25 year old lady and I have N3 in Electrical engineering. I would like to participate in ur Learnership programs . please guys I need an information on how to apply.

  24. thandeka says:

    Greeting my name is Thandeka Mncube im doing n4 electrical engineering irealy need learnership for next year pls reply

  25. mfanfuthi says:

    Hi am Mfanfuthi Nkosi 26 year old man I have grade 12 and I was doing this subject ” English, Maths Literacy, L.O, Geography, Life Sciences, Tourism and Siswati a home language. I would like to learn, work and improve my working skills… so am gonna be grateful to do that with you guys on your learnership programs. Please any info how to apply.

  26. Gavin van Staden says:

    Good day

    Please advise me on Learnership opportunities that may be available and how to apply.


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