Department of Labour Learnerships 2022

Department of Labour aimed at ensuring that employer and employee have a good working relationship. The Department main purpose is to make sure that everyone is treated equally and fairly at their workplace. They work with other companies in assisting talented young individuals to obtain valuable experience and skills that will help them at their work environment. This Program helps to educate and assist with training talented individuals.

Interested Talented individuals be aged between 16-35 years old. Candidates must be currently unemployed and determined to enter into an agreement period stated by the department. Many of these learnerships will be advertised, be it through the newspapers, community centers, or the Labour Department website. Applicants are encouraged to look at learnerships within their skills range, as well as in their area.

Available Learnerships

There are numerous learnerships within all sectors, some career paths may comprise of the following options:

  • Accountancy
  • Financials
  • Chartered Accountancy
  • Bookkeeping
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Commerce Law
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Legal Secretary
  • Education
  • Nursing


Interested candidates must be a permanent South African residents. Candidates must provide a detailed curriculum vitae with other documents they feel may be important to the Application. All the necessary documents must certified and must be older than 3 months.

Candidates will be required to provide the following:

  • Candidates must have completed Grade 12
  • Candidates must be able to speak, write and read English fluently
  • Computer literacy is an added advantage
  • Interested candidates must be currently unemployed
  • Candidates must be self-motivated and a team player
  • Applicants must have good communication skills
  • Flexibility with a commitment to learn, but moreover willingness to work
  • Applicants must show skills in problem-solving, time management, planning and conflict resolution
  • Applicants must not have participated in any other learnership

Application Process

Online Application is not available at the moment. Interested candidates can, however, register at the department? new division (ESSA) via this link, once registered Applicants can see what learnerships are available at present or visit the Department of Labour‘s website. Applicants will be required to complete a Z83 application form. This form is collectible at each of the Provincial offices of the Department.

Applicants can contact their local Department of Labour on the following numbers:

Free State – Bloemfontein – 051 505 6200

Limpopo – Polokwane – 015 290 1744

Kwa-Zulu – Natal – 031 366 2000

Mpumalanga – Witbank – 013 655 8700

North West – Mmabatho – 018 387 8100

Gauteng – Johannesburg – 011 853 0300

Gauteng – North Pretoria – 012 309 5000

Northern Cape – Kimberley – 053 838 1500

Eastern Cape – London – 043 701 3000

Western Cape – Cape Town – 021 441 8000

Incomplete and unsigned application Forms will not be taken into consideration. Also late submission will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they have not heard anything from the department within two months, after closing dates.