Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works – Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022

About the Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works
The Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works is a governmental established responsible for maintaining and supervising the province’s overall infrastructure. The department dedicates their efforts in emphasizing the rapid development of their transport system within Western Cape. By delivering suitable services and establishing appropriate legislations, the department has been able to better promote their priorities and objectives for the good of the province. Through meaningful partnerships with various stakeholders, the department is striving hard to achieve their Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). All this is conducted to better serve their citizens an create a safer environment.

About the Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022
The Department of Transport and Public Works is welcoming enthusiastic South African individuals who wish to finish their FETC by becoming Traffic Students. The Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022 is an well-rounded opportunity for students to attain their certificate in the field of Road Traffic Law Enforcement. Over the course of 12 months, participants will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills in order to advance their potential. Upon successful completion of the programme, students may be entitled to permanent employment.

The programme will take officially take place on 1 February 2021. Depending on where you would like to apply the programme at, students will need to report to the Training Centre of your desired location. Throughout your journey, you will be given a monthly allowance of R5 000 as additional support

Eligibility Criteria
The Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022 comes with a list of criteria that must be fulfilled before you can register. Each of these items below will determine whether you meet the programme’s standards or not. Failure to meet all of these requirements may possibly put you in a disadvantageous positions under the selection committee’s eyes. Be sure to jot down everything in this list.

The Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022 Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
Basic Requirements

  • A legitimate Senior Certificate (or any relevant qualification)
  • A legitimate Code B Motor Vehicle License (manual)
  • Proven to be medically and physically healthy for the programme
  • Does not have any visible piercings or tattoos (exception for female candidates who have ear piercings)
  • Clear from any criminal track records
  • Has proven fluency in the home language of their desired location
  • A recognized resident of their chosen traffic centre
  • Be prepared to undergo a number of assessments (e.g. panel interview, fitness tests, etc.)
  • Willing to work under irregular hours
  • Can find their own accommodation.

Advantageous Criteria

  • Below 35 years old at the time of application
  • Has at least one year of continuous driving experience.

Working Competencies

  • Has solid understanding of road traffic legislations
  • Conducts effective traffic control
  • Makes sure that crime rates are low
  • Tending to any available administrative matters.

Personal Attributes

  • Possesses impressive communication capabilities (written and verbal)
  • Displays astounding abilities in public relations
  • Willing to perform under pressure
  • Fluent in two or more official provincial languages
  • Has a high-level of self confidence
  • Can work independently or with other team members.

Applications Instructions
Apply online Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022 at:

  1. Vredendal, Vredenburg and Caledon
  2. Brackenfell and Somerset West
  3. Swellendam, Mossel Bay, George, and Knysna
  4. Worcester, Laingsburg, Beaufort West, and Oudtshoorn

To get started with your applications, candidates are required to create an account beforehand. Once you have you have signed up for an account, you can upload all of your personal details and required attachments. Make sure that your account credentials are kept secured from anyone else to avoid privacy breaches.

Only applications submitted through this online portal are accepted. Any Curriculum Vitaes that are sent through e-mail will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022 must be submitted before the closing date on 30 October 2020.

Since applications are conducted through an online portal, make sure that you don’t wait until the last-minute to make your submissions. This is to prevent any possible disruptions that typically occurs with online applications (e.g. sudden heavy online traffic).

All provided information must be accurate and complete. Candidates discovered to be falsifying any parts of their applications or providing inaccurate documents will be disqualified from registrations.

The selection committee will not be tolerating any late applications for whatever reasons. Candidates discovered sending in applications past the deadline will automatically be disqualified from registrations.

Committee Details
Should you have any general enquiries or concerns regarding the Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022, do not hesitate to the selection committee.

Employment Equity
Candidates will be selected based on the establishment’s implemented Employment Equity policies. Preference will be offered to people who have disabilities (under certain conditions.) Additionally, candidates originating from surrounding communities will be offered preference. This can only be applied should the candidate be willing enough to share their residential address.

Contact Persons
Telephone Numbers:

  • Vredendal, Vredenburg and Caledon: +27 21 983 1541 (Mr D Belelie)
  • Brackenfell and Somerset West: +27 21 983 1537 (Mr C Nyman)
  • Swellendam, Mossel Bay, George and Knysna: +27 21 983 1502 (Mr B Singh)
  • Worcester, Laingsburg, Beaufort West and Oudtshoorn: +27 21 983 1500 (Mr W van der Merwe)

Technical Support
Telephone Number: +27 86 137 0202 (Monday to Friday, 8:30-16:00)

5 thoughts on “Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works – Traffic Student Intake 2021-2022

  1. My name is Nomazwi Mjajubana, I
    am a 30 years old female who matriculatedd in 2008. I am interested in the Department of Public work and Traffic internship program.

  2. Hey..i am interested about the post and i am strong enough to do all you required
    I can work under pressure..i can be so happy if my application accepted thank you

  3. I’m Nomgcobo Nkonyana a 24 year old lady I’m interested in the position I have matric and learner’s licence

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