Sappi Learnerships

Trees, paper, pulp, forests, timber and related fields are what this company is all about. They have SAPPI learnerships fields available in procurement, forestry, chemicals, analytics, finance and more. They have clients in more than 160 countries around the world and just over 12 800 employees.

Sappi opened their doors in 1936 and has established a great presence throughout the country. Their main offices are situated in Johannesburg with divisions in other areas such as Durban. This company is a key player in the paper and pulp industry and seeks gifted individuals to join their learnership program. If you love forestry, paper and working hard Sappi may have a learnership for you.

Sappi Learnerships Available

Sappi has a wide selection of programs, these include learnerships, apprenticeships, bursaries and vacation work programs.

Fields available may include:

  • Repairmen
  • Process Trainee
  • Boiler making
  • Instrumentation
  • Millwright
  • Fitter and Tuner
  • Electrician
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Marketing
  • Logistics
  • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Procurement
  • Forestry
  • Finance

All positions at Sappi are on a fixed term, yet, this is not and does not guarantee a permanent position. Most of their learnerships are only for a 12-month period.

Sappi Learnerships Requirements

Every learnership has some stipulations that must be met by applying candidates and these offered by Sappi are no different. We have listed their basic requirements below.

Stipulations candidates must meet to be eligible:

  • All candidates must be citizens of South Africa
  • Candidates must be no younger than 18 and no older than 25 when they apply
  • All candidates must have a Grade 12 certificate
  • A candidate must have passed Matric with 65% for English, 70% for both Mathematics and Physical Science
  • All candidates must have a legal ID document/book/card
  • Candidates must be fluent in the English language
  • All candidates must hold a diploma or degree in their field if applicable to their application

Applicants may also be required to have a valid driver’s license, be computer literate or have other applicable experience or knowledge. All candidates must be able to work individually and be a team player.

Sappi Learnerships Application

This company has a variety of programs to offer and Sappi learnership applications online cannot be found, yet, you can visit the Sappi Website for more detail. On this page to the left, you will see a menu, scroll over the tab that says People and select Careers to be directed to this page. On this page, you will click on the Graduate/Student/Bursaries picture to be directed to the place you want to be. Here you will find a set of pictures at the bottom and can select Learnerships for more information.

You can contact Sappi by sending an email to GIT.recruitment@sappi.com for the application form and more detail on available learnerships. You need to submit your curriculum vitae, all academic results, copy of ID, motivational letters if you have and any other applicable documents they may require to apply along with the application form.

Sappi Learnerships Closing Date

The different branches of this company will each have their own closing date for learnership programs. Thus, it is difficult to give one specific date as some close in June and others in November. Candidates can find dates for closing of application on their website and the application form. They seek committed, passionate and professional candidates who love nature, outdoors and learning to be taught in each field. If you meet all the stipulations and they have a learnership available, apply today to make a change in your future.