Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership (NQF Level 3) 2021-2022: 5 Positions Available for Registration

About Mhlathuze Water
Mhlathuze Water (MW) is an entity formed in 1980 that is specializes in the country’s water treatment services. As a state-owned establishment, MW is under the direct supervision of the Department of Human Settlements, Water, and Sanitation. The company is currently located in the region of Province of KwaZulu-Natal. Despite being headquartered in Richards Bay, MW encompasses several regions in order to attain proper water resources. At the moment, MW received their water supplies from Lake Mzingazi, Lake Nsezi, and Mhlathuze River. All these bodies of water are scattered across the province, located in several different municipalities and districts to gain more geographical coverage.

The company is made up of a several business activities that shapes Mhlathuze Water into the respectable establishment they are today. Some of their practices include purifying water sources (both raw and partially treated), getting rid of water waste that could contaminate water supplies, conducting scientific research, and distributing bulk water to their partners in a affordable, accountable, and accessible manner. By adhering to the policies that have been set under the Water Services Act, 1997 No. 108 of 1997, Mhlathuze Water makes sure that all handling of water resources are conducted responsibly. The company’s integrity has earned them favorable ranks of their clients, such as Richards Bay Minerals and Foskor.

Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership (NQF Level 3) 2021-2022
Mhlathuze Water is offering learnerships for bright, dedicated South African who wish to develop a better understanding of the Water & Waster Water field. The Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership is a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself as a future worker in the local water treatment industry. As a learner, you will be required to undergo through theoretical assessments touch on Water & Waster Water Treatment. This is then followed by practical sessions held under a real-time working environment. There will be professional training providers to keep track of your progress and let you know what you need to work on during the learnership.

The Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership programme will be conducted for one year. At the moment, the programme is opening up position for five (5) extraordinary candidates. Future learners will need to prepare themselves for the programme’s tasks and duties, which includes following classes, compiling a solid Portfolio of Evidence, and directly applying their knowledge in the company’s water treatment plants.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership will need to fulfill the programme’s eligibility criteria. The selection committee will be using this list of items to carefully evaluate all incoming candidates. To guarantee a successful application, make sure you tick off all these requirements below. Failure to do so will put your registration in a bad light.

The Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Not employed by a company at the moment
  • Be up to 35 years old at the time of the programme
  • Has passed their Matric qualifications with flying colors
  • Attained at least a 50% score for Mathematics and Science
  • Candidates recognized as Colored, Female, Indian, African, and White are more than welcome to register
  • Preference will be offered to candidates residing within the areas of Zululand, uMkhanyakude, and King Cetshwayo
  • Important: candidates who have finished an NQF Level 5 qualification or above are not allowed to participate in this learnership.

Note: Mhlathuze Water holds all rights to provide a learnership or not – the selection process will be conducted as according to the policies in the company’s Employment Equity Plan.

Application Instructions
Apply online: Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership (NQF Level 3) 2021-2022.

Candidates must prepare the following returnable documents for their applications:

  • South African Identity Document
  • Your most updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Your Grade 12 or Matric qualification
  • Legitimate proof of residence
  • A brief letter of motivation explaining why they deserve the learnership.

Besides online applications, you can make your submissions through either one of these methods below:
HR Training Officer Mhlathuze Water, Private Bag X1047, RICHARDS BAY, 3900

Hand Delivery:
Head Office at the Corner of South Central Arterial and Battery Bank, Alton, Richards Bay

Applications must quote the reference Learnership 2021/10. Failure to do so might result in the selection committee missing out on your applications.

Closing Date
Applications for the Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 15 October 2021.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Candidates discovered to be making their submissions past the deadline will be automatically disqualified from the registration process.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear back from the committee within 30 days past the deadline, we regret to inform you that your applications has been unsuccessful.

Candidates who have been shortlisted must prepare themselves for further selection and evaluation by the committee.

Fraud Notice
Due to the popularity of the Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership, there has been a series of false advertisements scouring around the area. These scams typically ask unsuspecting candidates to pay money when registering for the learnership.

Please be kindly advised that Mhlathuze Water does not require their applicants to proide a registration fee. Should you encounter any one of these advertisements, we kindly suggest you directly report them to the local authorities.

Committee Details
Should you have any further enquiries or concerns regarding the Mhlathuze Water – Water & Waste Water Learnership, do not hesitate to reach out to the committee through these contact details.

Physical Address: Corner South Central Arterial and Battery Bank, Alton Industrial Area, Richards Bay
Telephone Number: +27 35 902 1000
Fax Number: +27 35 902 1111


  1. I’m not working, but l’ve been in learnership of water and wastewater treatment so I’m welling to work under pressure so I want job, in order to get an experience on what I’m done thank you.

    1. I am a hard working person, flexy and im willing to work extra time.I want to gain much experience

  2. I’m Daphney Serurubele I’m willing to work under pressure I follow the instructions from management I also like a team working

  3. Am currently water care student I would like to join waste and water learnership so that I can gain more experience in water industry

  4. I am a hard working person, I also like a team work. I am a multi task person. All requirements you require from me I do have.

  5. I follow the instructions and rules from Managament, work place, safety and to work in this company it’s my dream course I work as Temporary before when Nampark site was at Mandeni before

  6. I’m willing to work under pressure and I can take all given orders. I’m friendly to everyone.

  7. I am hard working lady with a passion of working with people to bring up difference in any kind of work. I am looking forward in working at Mhlathuze water.

  8. I am hardworking and committed women,from empangeni (esihuzu reserve).the value of being committed to work is something you have understood.also,a versatile person who is performance driven, with adequate knowledge and ability to work with others group, understand cultural and intellectual diverty

    1. I’m Daphney Serurubele I’m willing to work under pressure I follow the instructions from management I also like a team working

  9. I like and respect my job and I am a hard worker and I also be able to communicate with people

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