Apprenticeship Programme

Website Department of Transport

Minimum requirement: • N6 Level in Mechanical Engineering studies • A
letter of In-Service Training from the TVET College requesting for practical
training in order to graduate. The letter may not be older than three months
• Subjects: Mathematics, Strength of Materials & Structure, Power Machines
and Mechanotechnics.
Other skills/competencies:

• Enjoy working with your hands

• Initiative

• Disciplined, self-motivated and committed to the programme.

Short listed candidates will be required to undergo the following prior to
final selection:

• Panel Interview

• Certificate of fitness (Doctor’s certificate).

Duration: Training will take place in a workshop environment, for a period of
18 months.

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 A Work based Integrated Learning
Programme for unemployed candidates endeavouring in attaining a Diploma
in Mechanical Engineering, in the following geographical areas. 12 MONTH