Apprenticeship Programme

Website Department Of Transport

Minimum requirement: • N2 (Nated study at FET college) Mechanical
Engineering with the following subjects passed, Mathematics, Engineering
Science, Engineering Drawing/Industrial Electronics, Diesel Trade Theory OR
• Grade 12/Matric, English, Mathematics-Core, Physical Science, Mechanical
Technology or similar, Technical Drawing, Diesel Trade Theory OR • NCV
(NQF ) Level 4 – Engineering related design (Automotive) – ERD (Available
at FET colleges- English, Maths, Life Orientation, Engineering Processes,
Professional Engineering Practice, Applied Engineering Technology and
Automotive Repair & Maintenance) • Diesel Trade Theory.
Other skills/competencies: • Enjoy working with your hands • Initiative
• Disciplined, self-motivated and committed to the programme * Minimum
Code C drivers licence will be an advantage.
Short listed candidates will be required to undergo the following prior to
final selection: • Panel Interview • Certificate of fitness (Doctors certificate).
Duration: Training will be over a 4 year period which will entail skills training at
the accredited training centre and practical work exposure at the mechanical
engineering workshops.

Department of Transport is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will
be given to suitable qualified candidates from the designated groups in line
with the Department’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Pre-screening,
profile testing, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment
and selection process. Employment of the successful candidates is subject
to the aforementioned criteria above. Preference will be given to candidates
who resides within the identified geographical areas. Proof of residence is a

Directions to candidates: Please complete an application form which is
available on (http//, or at the nearest Department
of Transport offices and a comprehensive CV, certified copies of the
qualifications, ID, together with the proof of residence to the contact person
mentioned below. Failure to submit the required documentation will result in
the application not being considered.
NB: If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing dates, please
regard your application as unsuccessful.
Ladysmith Region: Mr M.P. Ntuli on tel: (036) 638 4401.
Pietermaritzburg Region: Mr S.S. Shabalala on tel: (033) 392 6600.
Empangeni Region: Mr L.M. Pillay on tel: (035) 787 1442.
Durban Region> Mr N. Shoba on tel: (031) 700 2222.

Applications are forwarded to the Human Resource Directorate, Private
Bag X 9043, Pietermaritzburg 3201 or hand delivered to 172 Burger
Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201 for the attention of Lizwie Phetha.

The Department of Transport is offering Apprenticeship Programme for
unemployed candidates in the field of Earth Moving Equipment Mechanical in
the following geographical areas. 4 YEAR CONTRACT.