eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships 2021: Offering Apprenticeships in 10 Different Fields for N2/Grade12/Technical/N6 Qualification Holders

About the eThekwini Municipality
The eThekwini Municipality is a body of area founded within the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Home to a diverse topography, it has has a turbulent history with the many conflicts happening in the past. Despite that, the municipality rose above and has now grown into the third largest city in South Africa. With more than 3 million citizens in the area, eThekwini Municipality has garnered a positive reputation as an epicenter of business and tourism.

About the eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships 2021
eThekwini Municipality is offering apprenticeships for suitable South African candidates who wish to acquire practical working experience directly in the field. The eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships is a remarkable opportunity that provides selected candidates with the opportunity to become a full-fledged artisan. Apprentices must perform their duties as per required by the SETA and the National Artisan Moderating Body.

Throughout the apprenticeship, you will obtain both theoretical assessments and complete an on-site training sessions. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will need to undergo through a formal trade test. Should you pass this test, you will receive status as an Artisan.

The eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships is available for the following fields:

  • Electrical
  • Motor or Diesel Mechanic
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical Fitting
  • Welding
  • Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Boiler Making
  • Bricklaying
  • Carpentry
  • Auto Electrician

If you find this to be a suitable opportunity for you, don’t hesitate to register for the eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships must fulfill an eligibility criteria before proceeding with their applications. Each of these items below will determine whether you have what it takes to proceed with these apprenticeships. To guarantee a successful application, candidates are advised to meet all of the following requirements. Failure to do so will cause disadvantageous consequences towards the overall result of your applications. Be sure to jot down these items for personal reference.

The eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Possesses an N2 Certificate with the trade theory subject relevant to the course;
    • Or a Technical/Grade 12 qualification with the subjects of Maths, Physical Science/Engineering Science, and a relevant trade theory;
    • Or a relevant N6 certificate or National Technical Diplomat (S or N stream)
  • Officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa (has Identity Document)
  • Currently residing in eThekwini (must provide proof of residence)
  • Passionate about the field of their choice
  • Currently between 18-30 years old
  • Has not taken part in an apprenticeship prior to this one
  • Must be prepared to undergo through several pre-assessment sessions
  • People with Disabilities are more than encouraged to give this opportunity a shot
  • Priority will be offered to candidates who are considered underrepresented (e.g. gender, race, disability).

Application Instructions
Apply online: eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships 2021.

Click on an apprenticeship that is most suitable according to the field of your choice.

Make sure you put in your correct information on the application portal. The information you provide should be accurate to your current conditions.

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 email or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships must be submitted before the closing date on 04 June 2021.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Submissions made past the closing date will not be acknowledged during the registration period.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear back from the selection committee within 3 months past the deadline, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the programme.

Candidates are advised to send in their applications as soon as possible. This will leave you with some time to properly evaluate the contents of your applications. Kindly prepare your applications at your earliest convenience.

eThekwini Municipality reserves the rights to make an appointment or not during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the eThekwini Municipality Apprenticeships? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
Telephone Numbers: +27 31 311 3252/ +27 31 322 8625 (Zimele Cele / Moshibudi Mothapo)


  1. My name is Mlungisi Mpendulo Nzuza I’m staying in Durban at Ntuzuma and I am currently unemployed… Plz give me a chance to show myself that I can be a something good in life

  2. This is a great opportunity it would help us young people to have jobs in the future and help end unemployment

    1. My name is Mlungisi Mpendulo Nzuza I’m staying in Durban at Ntuzuma and I am currently unemployed. I want to be a Welder or Diesel mechanic… My no. – /-

      1. My name is Lindokuhle jili resident in Adams Mission Around Durban and I am intrested in Bricklaying

    2. I’m I’m doing electrical engineering I have N1,2and 3
      I’m desperately looking for a apprenticeship

  3. Dear Sir/Madam
    I’m interested in carpentry I am currently unemployed, I’m a hard worker, I have my matric certificate. I’m looking farward to be part of this program.My contact number is –
    Thank you

  4. Please help me jobs ihave certificate matric and ihave experience cleaning and mopping if you find please call me –

  5. Dear sir /madam
    I am interested in applying for any available positions for admin clerk at thekwini under your department.

    My qualifications and experience match the specifications almost exactly please take a moment to review my curriculum vitae for your most favorable

    I truly trust that you will take my application into insider awaiting for your most favorable
    Please kindly don’t hesitate to contact me

    Thank you
    Yours Sincerely
    Mlamuli Ranold Mapumula

  6. As a rural area resident this is an awesome opportunity. I always try to other institutions and I never get any chance I’m devoting myself into this one.With that being said”I am extremely happy in a way that humbles my heart”.

  7. Please help me out I really need this job please by that day my family will be out of poverty. I have my matric.

  8. Greetings to whom may concern.

    My name is Sifundo Osborn Magcaba (30) I’m currently not working and your vacancy on the ad got me interested, I have N2 on fitting and NQF 2 welding.
    Can you please find a way to consider my application.

    Thank you for your attention

    1. Hey every I’m Nokwanda Bhengu currently live in Phoenix, I’m willing to get any vacancy, I’m a harder worker and I like to work as a team and independently.

  9. I am Mzamiseni S. Magwaza. residing at Bothas Hill… I am interested in air_conditioning and refrigeration.

  10. Dear Sir Madam
    My name is Skhumbuzo F Ndlovu.
    I am desperately looking for a job around Durban. I am 29 years of age staying @ Bothas Hill around Pinetown.
    Contact No. –
    Thank you.

  11. Good day.
    My name is Steven I am 30 years old from Amanzimtoti and would like to begin the apprentinchip for diesel mechanic although I did not had the relevant subjects in Grade 12 but have the knowledge of motoring.
    Contact -.

  12. Hi I have a little experience of Welding while I don’t have any certificate in hand but I would like to take this opportunity as an unemployed person,I’m a hard work and I have a good skill of communication and working as a team.

  13. I hope this opportunity will some of us who have NQF level 2 but we not employed anywhere.

  14. IReally this this job im a hard worker,ilove working with people I don’t mind working with people,ilove challenge,working under pressure

  15. Dear Sir/madam
    I would like apply for a motor/diesel mechanic position. I’m a hard working person and also know a few things about motor mechanics. I would highly appreciate it if you can give me a chance to provide you with some of my services.
    Contact no:-

  16. Hi I wanted to do arc welding I am qualified but don’t have certification course I didn’t receive one in school

  17. Hi tell me my daughter wanted to study Hospitality and Catering is there any way she can be accommodate in this project.thanks Mabuya Ngwenya

  18. I’m a male of 19 yes old,completed matric in 2019,I’m interested to be part of Road Traffic Management learnership for 2021-2022

  19. I am a male of 19 years old,completed matric in 2019,I am interested to be part of Ethekwini Apprenticeship .

  20. Hello, I cant upload my documents, once i start to save them it automatically direct me on a black. please help

  21. Dear Sir/Madam
    I hereby applying for the learnership that is been advertised by eThekwini Municipal apprenticeship.I am currently applying for Electrical field position
    I wish to attech the following document CV matric results N2 proof of residence for my application.I am dedicated &a hard worker should you need anything else please do not hesitate to contact me.I would appreciate the chance to prove myself to you
    My contact number is –
    Awaiting your response thank you
    Sincerely regards
    Bongekile Zandile Kayisa

    1. Hi
      I am Siyabonga Mdluli
      I need help to anyone who can, help me.
      I am looking for job, any kind available.
      I got C/2 Wealding certificate.
      Computer basic and code 10 driver licence

  22. Dear:SIR/MISS



  23. To whom it may concern
    Re-Application for apprenticeship
    I wish to apply for the Boiler making in your organisation.I am confident that I have knowledge and skills to professional fulfil the position required by the organisation.Give the opportunity,I will perform my duties with perseverance dedication and loyalty
    I hope that my application will receive
    Yours favourable consideration
    Kind regards
    Bongekile Zandile Kayisa
    My contact number –

  24. I really need this job
    I got exprience at working field
    I am a hard worker and i don’t mind to working overtime

    1. Dear sir /Madam I would like to apply for plumbing . I passed my matric in 2019 and I’m looking forward to study .

  25. This is great for all of us who still wish to study but have no means of income to pay for tuition fees

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