Eskom Learnerships 2021-2024: Available for 235 Learners

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About Eskom
Eskom has earned a name for themselves in the continent for becoming one of Africa’s largest electricity provider. Just in South Africa alone, 95% of its electricity is generated by Eskom alone, whereas within the entire continent of Africa, Eskom is responsible for 45% of the land’s electricity.

The company does not just generate electricity – it also operates in the transmission and distributing field. Most of the electricity that’s produced is provided to a variety of sectors, from industrial and mining, to agricultural and residential clients.

The involvement of Eskom has lead to South Africa’s gradual increase in the use of electricity within the nation. Due to this growing demand, Eskom has committed themselves to constantly developing their business to make sure that they are able to supply both the country and the continent with abundant electricity in the future.

Eskom Artisan Learnership Programme
Besides establishing as a company, Eskom also holds several programmes to provide high quality training for the local youth. One of these programs include the Eskom Artisan Learnership. This learnership is a tad bit different. While other programme lasts for as long as 12 months, this one spans throughout a period of 3 years.

During this time frame, selected candidates will be given the chance to have their skills trained and sharpened for the real working world. Through various on the job training activities, candidates will qualify for a trade test certificate once they finish their learnership.

As of now, the Eskom is offering some programmes, which are:

  1. Electrical Apprenticeship for 50 learners
  2. Artisan Learnership for 35 learners
  3. Plant Operator Learnership for 90 learners
  4. Radiation Protection Monitor Learnership for 40 learners
  5. Artisan Learnership for 20 learners.

With a total of 235 available learnership spots, everyone is highly encouraged to give this programme a shot. This includes candidates from under-represented minority groups, such as youths living with disabilities.

Eskom Artisan Learnership Requirements
Just like most learnership progammes, the Eskom Artisan Learnership is no different. This programme has a certain set of eligibility criteria that candidates must fulfill in order to be considered qualified enough for the learnership. Should any of these criteria not be met, candidates may face the risk of having their applications dismissed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Has passed Grade 12/NCV (Level 4) with an average of 50% for Mathematics and Physical Science, also 40% for English or has earned an N3 Engineering qualification with a 50% for English.

Work Skills

  1. Displays good communication skills
  2. Has a practical sense of self-discipline
  3. Knows how to be resilient
  4. Is easily motivated
  5. Able to follow safety rules
  6. Can take accountability of their actions
  7. Able to operate a computer well.

How to Apply:
If you have met the all of the requirements of the Eskom Artisan Learnership programme, now is the time to apply. Applications for this programme are a bit different compared to other learnerships. Depending on which position you would like to sign up for, you will be required to access different application websites. To visit them, you can simply click one of the provided link below:

Apply online:

  1. Electrical Apprenticeship for 50 learners
  2. Artisan Learnership for 35 learners
  3. Plant Operator Learnership for 90 learners
  4. Radiation Protection Monitor Learnership for 40 learners
  5. Artisan Learnership for 20 learners.

Or please drop your documents: certified ID copy, uptodate CV, and copies of certified completed qualification at nearest Eskom Power Station. DON’T FORGET TO QUOTE THE REFERENCE NUMBER IN YOUR APPLICATION.

NB: ESKOM ONLY ALLOW ONE APPLICATION PER APPLICANT.

Applications for the Eskom Artisan Learnerships must be submitted before the closing date on 19 November 2021.

Once you are done applying for your the position of your choice, please wait up to 4 weeks after the closing for the official announcements.​ All selected candidates should have been notified by then. However, if you did not get the call from the programme during that time period, unfortunately, your application has not passed the programme.



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34 thoughts on “Eskom Learnerships 2021-2024: Available for 235 Learners

  1. Good morning
    Dear Sir/Madam
    I’m Lekgowa Billy Manotwane
    I’m willing to apply for Eskom Artisan Learnership..I have Matric Certificate and Studied Engineerings which includes Diesel Mechanic N3, Boilermakking Level 2, Trade Test Certificate for Diesel Mechanic, First Aid Level 1 and Computer Diploma..I’m an ambitious person who is dedicated to work with people and hardworking person and I’m a fast learner…my contacts is -…

    Kinds Regards
    L.B Manotwane

    1. I am Maki.I am a hard worker and I have N6 in Electrical Engineering but currently looking for a company where I can do my training. Your company giving me the opportunity to train me would be the best news ever.

  2. They appears to be a problem with the electrical engineering link if not all. I’d love to be a part of that

    1. I think there’s a problem with the electrical appreciate link , its says “404 not found” .. I’m interested & wishing to apply for that position.

    2. Hi i have all the requirements for the learnership programme please contact me on- or – email – please and thank you in advance.

  3. I’m hard work.i’m chemical engineering student iwould to have to have this opportunity to advance my career and knowledge

    1. I’m sindiswa Qhali i’m hardwork i like to learn something new like electricity I’m very interested.

      1. I’m Philile msebeni I would like to apply for electrical engineering .I have n3 electrical engineering certificate I like to learn more about this course thank you

        1. I need learnership problem l don’t know nearest power station around gauteng l love electrical –

    1. Good day.
      To whom it may concern:
      My name is Zubair Moos from Mitchell’s plain.
      I started my electrical journey with great aspirations, as an electrical assistant at Nolitha construction as well as a part-time electrical trade student at Northlink College, in 2019. Until I was relieved from my position due to an unfortunate accident with a drunk driver that sped through a red light, and sent me to the hospital for a head operation but I am 100% recovered.
      After my recovery I went to study full time to complete my n3 trade. Once I was fit for work again the next year, mercy from the lord allowed me to get a job at Robertson& Caine doing electrical work on luxurious yachts until the pandemic caused me to get retrenched. Currently, I’m doing my own private work and would like to complete my phases and prep myself for the trade test, but the phases are too costly and I’m still trying to get funding.

      I am one of the most hardworking and dedicated individuals. I’ve got about 3 years experience in the electrical industry with multiple skills in different fields. I am confident and eager to specialize and make a change in the electrical industry, despite my obstacles, pride is my drive for success. I’d really appreciate some feedback on how to apply for your apprenticeship opportunity.

  4. Just saw the post online ….
    I’ve been longing for this,now that i’m given the chance to apply for the learnership.will defenatelyy apply for it….i’m a young hardworking woman who is hungry for success…

  5. I Like to know everything about electrical tools, and etc as am electrical learners with NCV level 4 n N2

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    1. I saw this post on internet I would like to be part of Eskom team to expand my knowledge on Electrical engineering field.

      Thank you
      Nobuhle Wendy Maci

    2. I’m an electrical student at Uj and I’m a hard worker. I’d love the opportunity to expand my knowledge and skills.

  7. I am nkosinathi wiseman khuzwayo I have seen this opportunity but unfortunately I am qualified in HR qualification so my pleasure is to get opportunity in Human Resources Management

  8. Hi guys my name is Sphiwe Mabe I’m interested in these position as it’s been long waiting for these opportunitiy

    I promise my hard work, loyalty and dedication

    Thank you
    Sphiwe Mabe

    1. I saw your post online, I’ve been waiting for this moment.. This is a Good start to the better, with this opportunity I will be able to increase my Theory knowledge with practical. I will show my passion and dedication

      1. I’m sindiswa Qhali i’m hardwork and i like to know about the electric things I’m very interested please

  9. I see your post online . I take this opportunity because I wish to improve my skills and to get more experience . The qualifications I have trade Red seal in electrical. If I got this opportunity I am feel happy it’s because my career it improves

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