Columbus Stainless Steel Learnership 2024-2026: Opportunity for Unemployed Applicants to Receive NQF Level 2 Qualification

About Columbus Stainless Steel
Columbus Stainless Steel is an establishment that specialises in the production of stainless steel flat products within the region of South Africa and Africa. Their products are typically used in everything, from household products like your kitchen sink, to a accessories like a watch. At Columbus, the entire staff is committed to becoming a prominent supplier of quality material within both domestic and international markets.

About the Columbus Stainless Steel Learnership 2024-2026
Columbus Stainless Steel is giving out an opportunity for unemployed South African youths who are intereted in training as a production field operator. Learnership in Stainless Steel at Columbus is a great learnership that will provide you with the fundamentals of the industry. A planned curriculum will be followed during the duration of the program, which will include both theoretical evaluations and practical working sessions that will take place in a real-world corporate environment. You will be encouraged to make significant progress toward a certification while working under the supervision of expert training providers.

It is necessary for you to complete two years of training throughout your learnership. You will be eligible for a MERSETA Metals Manufacturing certification at NQF Level 2 if you complete this program and demonstrate excellent performance. Employers looking for qualified candidates in the metals manufacturing industry will be more likely to hire you with this qualification.

Eligibility Criteria
Before submitting their applications for the Columbus Stainless Steel Learnership, candidates must first meet the qualifying requirements. Each of the criteria listed below will determine whether or not you are qualified to continue with this learnership. Candidates are recommended to satisfy all of the following conditions in order to ensure a successful application. Failure to do so will have negative repercussions for the overall outcome of your applications. Make a note of these points for future reference.

The Columbus Stainless Steel Learnership Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Requirements

  • Has a Matric or N3 qualification with the following subject and scores
    • Mathematics (40%)
    • Science (40%)
    • Maths Literacy (60%)

2. Personal Attributes

  • Possesses strong technical abilities
  • South African citizenship
  • Has capable hand-eye coordination
  • Learns quickly
  • Has a high level of energy
  • Self-disciplined throughout work
  • Has a good work ethic
  • Prepared to develop themselves as an equipment/process operator
  • Medically fit for the training position
  • Preference will be given to local candidates of the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality
  • Crane License will highly advantageous
  • Prepared to undertake shifts and irregular working hours (24-hour work operation).

Preference will be offered to applicant who are residing within the Steve Tshwete municipality region.

IMPORTANT: You must upload/attach copies of your highest qualifications and full academic records. Include a copy of you proof of residency in STLM.

Application Instructions
Apply online: Columbus Stainless Steel Learnership 2024-2026.

Please send in your most updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the address mentioned. On your applications, make sure you indicate the three items below:

  • Applying for the MERSETA Metals Manufacturing certificate as a Learner
  • Copies of your relevant certificates
  • Your cell phone number (must be correct in case you get contacted through SMS).

By sending in your applications, you are hereby giving permission to the selection committee to have your personal information utilized for registration purposes.

Applications will be subjected to further evaluation and vetting procedures to verify the validity of candidates. Anyone discovered to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be disqualified from the registration period.

Candidates must process their applications through the portal provided above. Submissions made through other methods, such as hand delivery or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Columbus Stainless Steel Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 29 February 2024.

Late applications will not be tolerated in any way by the selection committee. No acknowledgement will be given to submissions that are received after the closing date and before the registration period has ended.

It is recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible after completing their online application. You will have more time to fully assess the substance of your applications as a result of this delay. Please begin preparing your applications as soon as you are able.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear back from the selection committee within 6 weeks past the closing date, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the programme.

While the recruiting process is underway, Columbus Stainless Steel has the right to make or refuse to arrange an appointment. The selecting committee’s judgments are final and binding on all parties.

Reference: Columbus Stainless Learnership

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  1. Dear sir/madam
    I will like to apply above post I have N5 in civil engineering.i will like to be part of the learnership

  2. Iam also interested to this learnership well mannered a hardworker ready to face any challenge and overcome it iwould like to be granted an opportunity to prove myself

  3. Dear sir/Madam
    I would like apply for this learnership..I have N6 certificate in financial management and i am a good learner..

    Thank you

  4. Dear sir/madam

    I would like to apply for this opportunity. I have N3 with mathematics and engineering sciences passed with over seventy percents. Unemployment rate is surging insanely so in our country, I pray that we get considered this time in Jesus name. As I wait, I’ll be packing my bags and preparing my documents as I get ready for joining the company.

    Thank You

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