Gibela Apprenticeships 2021-2024: Searching for Unemployed South African Candidates

About Gibela
Gibela is a South African firm that is in charge of manufacturing fleets of trains in the metropolis and plays a direct a role in the development of the country’s transportation. Founded in 2013, Gibela has been involved with multiple agreements that covers train maintenance, manufacturing of trains, and technical support of train spare parts. Over the course of their operations, Gibela has trained more than thousands of South African individuals who originate from disadvantaged backgrounds and show passion in becoming part of a black economic empowerment company. Having created more than 1 500 direct jobs in the country, Gibela is a powerhouse that isn’t showing any signs of stopping.

About the Gibela Apprenticeships 2021-2024
Gibela is offering apprenticeships for South African young folks who wish to upgrade their technical and practical potential in multiple training fields. The Gibela Apprenticeships is offered for four (4) different fields, which are Welding, Electrical, Boilermaking, Fitting and Turning. Each apprenticeship is conducted for a 3-year period.

As an apprentice, you will be able to develop your existing competencies over a series of knowledge and skills. Directly working in the industry relevant to your field of choice, you will be responsible for fulfilling all of the quality systems and safety protocols that come in the workplace.

If you find the Gibela Apprenticeships to be a suitable opportunity for you, don’t hesitate to register for the programme.

Eligibility Criteria
The Gibela Apprenticeships is a series of programmes that’s made to improve your potential as an individual. In order to become a participant of the apprenticeship, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria that comes with it. These items will determine whether you’d make a good fit for the programme or not. Failure to abide to these criteria will put your application in a risky position.

The Gibela Apprenticeships Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Possesses an N2 Engineering qualification
    • Or, has an NCV (Level 4) Engineering qualification
  • Prepared to join the entire 3-year duration of the programme
  • Has not joined any Gibela sponsored training programmes prior to this one
  • Officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa
  • Unemployed at the time of registration and programme
  • Residing in the following areas: Kwa Thema, Tsakane, Duduza and immediate surrounding areas.

Application Instructions
Apply online: Gibela Apprenticeships 2021-2024.

Applicants interested in the programme must access the online application portal mentioned above. Fill in the form with your correct details. All of the information provided must correlate to your current conditions.

All information will be utilised by the selection committee for registration purposes. Anyone found to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be disqualified from the programme.

Closing Date
Application is available as long as it is not deleted on its official website.

Candidates interested in the programme are highly recommended to start preparing their application as soon as possible. Make sure you set aside time to review the contents of your registration before sending them in.

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

Vacancy source:

Reference: Gibela Rail Learnership Programmes


  1. Dear sir/ madam
    My name is Lindokuhle Langa
    I would like to apply for boiler making Apprenticeship with L1,L2,N1 to N2

  2. Good day
    My name is Siphesihle Sibiya.
    I have N2 for Boilermaker. I will like to participate in the apprenticeship program. I’m willing to learn and develop new skills.

    I will appreciate hearing back from you.
    Thank you

  3. Hi sir /Madam
    I’m Wodenta Hloniphani Sibuyi
    I would like to be part of the Gibela apprenticeship, as I would like to apply Electrical engineering qualification .
    Thank you

  4. Dear sir/madam

    My name is Likeleli Matsuku.i would like to apply for electrical apprenticeship.I have N4 electrical engineering certificate.Thank you

  5. Dear:Hiring Manager.
    I hope this email finds you well. I would like to take this opportunity to apply for apprenticeship in your company as advertised. I hope it will be a great pleasure to work with your team. I have Electrical engineering from N1- N6 certificate.

    Thank you for your time and consideration.

  6. Dear Sir/Madam
    My name is Moipone Seheri, I would like to apply for Electrical apprenticeship. I have N1-N6, I will be happy to get a reply from you.

  7. Good day I am Kenneth Thabo maredi,now I a currently unemployed but looking forward to get and apprenticeship,m in a position of matric ,N1-N2 boilermaking and drivers license .

  8. Dear Hiring mananger/Sir/Madam

    I would like to apply for welding apprenticeships program at Gibela.

    I believe that I would be a strong candidate for this opportunity. In particular I am interested in joining your team.

    Thank you for your time and consideration and i look forward to hearing from you regarding potential steps.

    Kind Regards
    Phumulani Mdluli

  9. Dear Sir/Madam
    I’m Hloniphani Mbuli I will like to apply apprenticeship for electrical engineering, I have N1-N5. Thank you.

  10. Good day Sir /Madam
    Hope this email finds you well. I am interested in the position of electrical engineering learnership as advertised. I will appreciate your consideration for this role. I have have NQF Level 5 (N2-N6) looking forward to your kind response and consideration
    Kind Regards
    Mapule Ledwaba

  11. Dear Hr manager
    i have N3 electrical engineering and i am applying for this opportunity because i find my self suitable.
    I am applying under electrical course.

    1. Good morning

      I have very well passed “Electrical NCV level 3” I would like to apply for Electrical Apprenticeship if it can that be possible for me I begg you,

      Thanks and Bless you🙏

  12. I’m Bonisiwe Sokhela I’m willing to do electrical engineering apprenticeship I have n3

  13. Good day,

    Iam writing to express my interest in electrical, welding apprenticeship. Thank you
    Gosego Lobelo

  14. Am busy with electrical apprentice now,,,, I would like to work with you,,,, how do I apply. Thanks

  15. Dear:Sir/Madam
    I’m Lungisani Sboniso Ndlovu from Majuba and I’m looking for Boilermaking apprenticeship training or any other related trade
    My contact: – /-
    Thank you

  16. My name is Xolisa Manyala I have done N2, N3 and N4 fitting and turning (mechanical engineering ). I am very willing to learn from you and get some of experience which is very iimportant to my career . Please consider my application as your best chosen candidate , please call : -. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

    Yours sincerely
    X. Manyala

  17. Dear management. I am struggling to find a link that enables me to apply for the learnership. I am more interested in the electrical engineering leanership and would have loved to apply and find the easier way to reach you, thank you for reading my message in advance.

    Yours Faithfully

  18. I have been studying electrical engineering between 2016-2022, i will be happy if i can get the opportunity to be one of Gibela learnership. Thanks

  19. Good afternoon I’m SXolile Zulu I will like to apply apprenticeship for electrical engineering i have N2 and N3 I thank you

  20. Good day, am thabang and I would like to apply for fitting and turning apprenticeships i thank you

    1. Good afternoon I’m SXolile Zulu I will like to apply apprenticeship for electrical engineering i have N2 and N3 I thank you

    2. Dear Sir/Madam
      My name is Precious Phahlamohlaka I am doing mechanical fitting N2, I have matric in position with mathematics and Sciences. I would like to apply for mechanical apprenticeship.

      Thank you.

  21. Dear Sir or Mam my name is Thato I’m capable of doing the best in all by the way I’m a spray painter good in problem solving I,l be the happiest person you can allow me to join this criteria in Gibela


    1. Dear Sir or Mam
      My name is Mongezi Mnintyane
      I will like to apply for Co2 Welding,Boilermaking
      Thank you

      1. Hi sir or mam
        My name is mxolisi praisegod cebekhulu iwill like to apply for fitting & turning thank you

      2. Good day,

        Iam writing to express my interest in electrical, welding apprenticeship. Thank you
        Gosego Lobelo

  22. Good day I would like to apply for Electrical, Boilermaking and CO2WELDING apprenticeship thank you.

  23. My name is Nontethelelo Angel nxumalo. I’m 21 of age currently doing N4 electrical engineering

    1. Dear sir or Mam my name is Njabulo Mtshali I like to apply for Arc welding and Co2 I have 10 years experience

      Thank you

    2. Good day i poses an interest to the above mentioned post im a lady who has an N2 electrical engineering qualification.
      I would really be honoured to be part of the GIBELA family.

    1. Hi Sir/ Madam
      I Joseph Kamohelo Qungwane would like to be part of the Gibela apprenticeship, as I would like to apply for Boilermaking and or CO2 welding.

  24. Good day looking to apply for this position i have 10 years experience in manufacturing & fabrication lookingt o take my knowledge further in any industry have grade 12 and level 1 welding/fabrication Inspector qualifications. Any position would

      1. Hey I’m Ernest Phakathi I would like to apply for fitting and turning Apprenticeship program

    1. Diet sir/madam
      My name is owen makamu

      I would like to apply for fit and turn N2 N3 still waiting for results Apprintence
      Thank you

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