Transnet Apprenticeships 2023: Available Opportunities with Preference for South African Youths Below 35 Years Old

About Transnet
Transnet is a logistics chain company in South African that fulfills their promise of delivering items from one place to another safely. The company is supported by a solid, extensive operational system that consists of freight rails, national ports authority, property, rail engineering, porta terminals, and pipelines. Owned and supervised by the sate, Transnet is dedicated to bringing quality logistics solutions to the people of South Africa. The company is involved in an integral role to support their surrounding communities and societies in whatever they do. Motivated by excellence, Transnet is a leading example in the industry.

About the Transnet Apprenticeships 2023
Transnet is offering apprenticeship programmes to South African individuals who would like to work on their respective trades in a real-time work setting. The Transnet Apprenticeships is conducted to support the company’s Transnet’s Human Capital Development Strategy. The establishment believes that by extending their assistance towards young individuals, they can develop themselves to become full-fledged artisans in the future.

Throughout the Transnet Apprenticeships, you are required to show the following outputs:

  • Participating in theory training sessions
  • Writing up tests to review your knowledge
  • Following the practical training sessions
  • Attending to workplace sessions and tracking down your working progress in logbooks
  • Finishing the training requests as prescribed by the Trainer
  • Studying for the upcoming trade test
  • Finishing and evaluating assessment procedures
  • Obtaining the necessary feedback from the final assessments.

The Transnet Apprenticeships is available for the trade below:

  • Turner Machinist
  • Structural Plater
  • Fitter & Turner
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Electro Mechanician
  • Electrician

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the Transnet Apprenticeships must fulfill and eligibility criteria to be considered ideal for the programme. Each of these items below will determine whether you have what it takes to undergo through the course of the programme or not. To ensure a successful application, make sure you meet all these items below. Failure to do so will cause disadvantageous consequences towards the overall result of your applications.

The Transnet Apprenticeships Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Qualifications

  • NTC2 qualification with 4 relevant trade subjects (all pass)
  • Or, a National Certificate (Vocational) Qualification NQF Level 4 or above with 7 relevant trade subjects (all pass)
  • Or, a Technical Matric qualification with Pure Mathematics and Physical Science (passed with relevant trade theory).

2. Working Attributes

  • Shows a sense of commitment
  • Dedicated to the line of work
  • Manages time well
  • Keen eye for small details
  • Listens to others well
  • Prioritizes results.

Application Instructions
Apply online:

Candidates must send an email based on the apprenticeship field and city that you prefer.

By sending your applications, you are hereby giving permission to have your information utilized by the selection committee 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 procedure.

Submissions must be made through email only. Applications sent through other methods, such as fax or hand delivery, will not be acknowledged by the selection committee.

Important Notes

  • Candidates are required to be officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa
  • Candidates must not obtain other bursary obligations provided by other institutions
  • Preference will be offered to candidates who are recognized as a South African youth (below 35 years old)
  • Training sessions will be conducted in a Transnet School of Engineering Campus
  • The apprenticeship will not be responsible for the participants’ accommodation and transportation costs throughout the entire programme
  • The apprenticeship is a training opportunity. Therefore, the programme does not guarantee any permanent employment once the programme is finished.

Closing Date
Applications for the Transnet Apprenticeships must be submitted before the closing date on 26 September 2023.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Candidates discovered to be making their submissions past the closing date will not be acknowledged.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear back from the selection committee within one month past the closing date, we regret to inform you that your application has not bee accepted.

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


  1. Hello my nameis Peter monene i have NQF level 3 in electrical engineering and semi skillet boiler making

  2. Hello my name is Peter monene I have NQF level 3 in electricalengineering And semi skillet boilermaking.

  3. Good day employer , I’d like to apply for this position I’ve got a NCV L4 in mechanical engineering, getting this opportunity will help gain experience and grow further within. Thank you

  4. Good day
    I’d like to apply for the Electrician position, I’ve completed my diploma in electrical engineering and did relevant training to the course. Ambitious and quick-learning with unwavering work ethic. Have the skills and knowledge of new construction wiring, renovations and residential repair. Trained in new installations and repair work with exceptional abilities in testing and checking systems.

    Reliable young electrician with background in electrical wiring, installation and repair. Reliable and committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and quality. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude.

    Kind regards
    Yandisa Jokocekana

  5. Hey I’m in possession of n2-n5 mechanical engineering (diesel)I’d like to be invited/introduced to a learnership of my field

  6. Hi I like to get an opportunity for electrical infrastructure and construction NQF 4and N3

  7. Dear sir /madam

    I am satisfied with what I have seen . Matriculated in 2021 and have tertiary qualifications such like N1-N3 , whereby I only passed 3 subjects in N3.Those qualifications I have in Mechanical engineering: Fitting and Turning.

    However I would be highly honored if I could be part of the job industry it would mean alot to me personally. I would like to receive a phone call from
    Thank you.

  8. Dear Sir /Madam

    Please help me to find electrical apprenticeship
    . I have N1-N6 electrical engineering.
    I will be patient waiting for your response.

    Kindly regards

  9. Dear manager
    My name is nomalungisa Mafu,I have N6 in electrical engineering I’m looking for apprenticeship in electrical engineering,I am from Eastern Cape, please help I have 6years struggling

  10. Hello
    I have NQF Level for electrical engineering I will appreciate for learnership or any vacancy available related to my field.

  11. Dear employer
    I would love to apply for electrician
    I have the following qualifications:
    Grade 12
    N1-N4 in electrical engineering

    Teddy Makhubedu

  12. I’m LIHlE XHOKOLOSHE I would like to participate in the post(electrician ). I completed my national certificat and N2/N3 in electrical engineering –

  13. Good day.
    I’m recent in a field of Fitter And Turner I have N2. I’m in a search of a program or entry level position where I can be able to be trained practically.

  14. Dear management
    I would like to be given a chance in electrical engineering apprenticeship,i am an electrical engineering student with my N5 as my highest qualification I would to improve my skills by doing the work I’ve been studying for all these years.
    Thank you

  15. Hi my name is Kuhle-ukuthula Shezi I like to apply for Boilermaker I have N2 certificate for Boilermaker and National N3 Certificate (Engineering Studies) which is my Matric

  16. Hello I’m Raymond Mashile i have skill in reater operator i have N1 to N6 Mechanical Engineering Fitting and turning i like to apply

    1. I have matric certificate, high certificate NQF 4 in Engineering Related and Design and i can take whatever you give me I’m a hard worker and am available anytime 0727850370

  17. I have matric certificate and I can take whatever you give me I’m a hard worker and I’m available anytime –

  18. Dear Sir/Madam

    I hope this finds you well
    I am excited to be applying for this position. I am a passionate and motivated young person.

    I am currently working as a sales assistant at a re-tail store . I did grade 12 on the year 2020 and obtained a diploma.

    I am confident that you will find me to be an outstanding candidate for this position. Should you will to call me , I’m available anytime

    Sisipho Ndamase

  19. Hi I Mbasa Mamfengu I would like to participate in the post. I completed my N5 in Motor Mechanical engineering my no –
    Email address:-

  20. Dear : sir / Madam
    I am sphamandla Mbuyisa who have Engineering studies N6. I would like to apply to be part of your programme I am willing to learn more and develop my career.Thank you

  21. Hi
    I have level 2,3and 4 in engineering and related design and N2 in engineering and related design.
    I like to apply for this apprentice.

  22. I have N2 in engineering and related design, i like to apply for apprentice to pursue my dreams.

  23. Good day

    I am currently working on my matric results but also what to bring my knowledge and skills to your company. Not choosing any as long I will be able to put bread on my table.

    1. I’m Leonard Mahlaule from Pretoria I only have a matric and driving licence code 10 it will be a pleasure to got this opportunity

  24. Good day,

    Any general work will be highly appreciated, I need to improve myself and goals. I am a very consistent person and dedicated.

  25. Dear:Sir/Madam

    I would like to apply for Apprenticeship ,I have N2 and N3 mechanical engineering (fitting and turning)
    If you have something to offer,please call me here:-

  26. Dear sir/madam
    I’m interested in your company, I like to work as a general worker. I have this qualifications: office administration level 4 and human resource management N6
    Thank you

  27. I’m interested for this opportunity I have abet Level 4 I’m looking general worker no.-


    I have grade12 certificate and N2 for mechanical engineering
    I’m currently studying ,I would love to have apprentice so that I could
    show my skills and dedication ,I believe there is no limit on learning
    new things .and I don’t mind working extra hours
    the position is suitable for me which offering for growth and advancement
    learning new things it can help to build stronger character.

    Nokuthula Cele
    email:[email protected]

  29. Dear Sir/Madam
    I have just finished my NQF Level 4 in Marketing Management & i would love to work under this big company to improve my skills , knowledge & good communications . I would be highly blessed if i could get this opportunity πŸ™πŸ½

  30. Dear Sir/Madam
    I have just finished my NQF Level 4 in Marketing Management & i would love to work under this big company to improve my skills , knowledge & good communications . I would be highly blessed if i could get this opportunity πŸ™πŸ½

  31. Dear sir/madam I’ll like to apply security or drivers job or general work I have grade 11 and C1 and PDP and grade c and registered psira I’m a female of 35 years whose willing to work hard my contact numbers are – I’m situated in Pretoria North

  32. Hi i have level 3 in electrical engineering and I’m going my last level .i would like to apply and furthur my career

  33. I have a National Diploma in Building and currently studying part time for Btech in Construction Management. I have been working at the University of Kwazulu Natal since June 2017 until December 2020 as a Project coordinator and Project Administrator under Infrastructure Planning and Projects department. I am looking for a job as a Project coordinator, Project Administrator or Junior Quantity Surveyor

  34. Dear manager
    I would be blessd if i can get a job i have NQF level 3 in electrical infrastructure and construction and i am waiting my NQF level 4 certificate

  35. Please recruit me as I am interested in a bursary.. I have finished matric and currently working for a general practitioner.I’m really looking forward to a bursary.

    1. Dear manager

      I would like to apply diesel filter I believe that it meet my career objectives. I have N5 electrical engineering
      Velile Mchunu Contact –

  36. Dear manager

    I would like to apply for diesel electrical filter X10 at Transnet company. Please see the attached documents for copies of my resume and qualifications.

    Mafanga Anathi

    CCT252 idada street
    Site c Khayelitsha

    1. Good afternoon Manager.
      I want to apply for Diesel electrical fitter. Im from the Western cape Vredendal.

      1. I’m Mgojo Thabang I wish to apply for electro mechanician apprenticeship I have grade 12 and engineering Related and Design level 4 I’m currently doing N5 in Mechanical engineering

  37. Goodday πŸ™‚
    I am a qualified refrigeration and airconditioning technician.

    Would like to further my career

    By applying for another trade .

    1. Hi recruitment panel.
      I have N6 electrical engineering and would like to apply, when is the new closing date?

    2. Good day Employer
      I’d like to to apply for welder position, I have N2 in Boilermaking.
      Getting this opportunity will be great help to me as it will help me grow my skills and experience in the field of Boilermaking
      Thank you

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