Department of Transport Learnerships 2022 

Department of Transport invites young talented individuals who are eager to be part of the transport industry. Interested individuals must be in good health condition and also be 100% determined to learn more about this industry. If that is the case this program could be suitable opportunity for interested individuals to empower themselves. The Department of Transport offers young Individuals a great learning opportunities that could help them excel in their field of work. This program usually takes a period of 12 months.

The Department of Transport is one of the main branches of the South African Government. They are in charge of maintenance, construction, and development of national roads, marine transport, international airports and national airports, as well as all local roads and railways. They also hold a shared obligation for public transport, traffic regulations, vehicle licensing, parking, traffic, and airports. They are also accountable for protocols of freight, shipping, public transport, motor vehicles and rail transportation.

This Department aims to provide sufficient skilled workers and assist in stabilizing the country?s economy. They aim to do this via their programs offered to the gifted youth of South Africa. There are many opportunities for growth within this Department.

Available Learnerships

Department of Transport aims to empower young talented individuals with the most valuable knowledge that the program offers. They also aim to increase the number of skilled workers within the countries workforce. There are many fields that are made available with this Department, however, they may change yearly. Candidates are urged to confirm the field before making their application.

Candidates can consider some of the following fields and more:

  • Road Works
  • Construction
  • Welding
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Public Administration
  • Transport Management
  • Logistic Management
  • Transport Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Supply Chain
  • Project Management
  • Freight Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Safety Management

Basic Requirements

Candidates must be aged between 18-35 years old. Candidates must provide a detailed curriculum vitae and any other documents that you may feel is important to their application. Candidates must provide necessary documents and all required documents must be certified.

  • Candidates be a permanent citizen of South African
  • Candidates must be in possession of a valid South African ID document
  • Candidates must have completed Grade 12 and have their certificate
  • Candidates must be fluent in English and Another language
  • Applicants must not have a criminal record
  • Applicants must be mentally and physically fit
  • Must not be declared incompetent in any other Legislation that could be of relevance
  • You must be prepared to work public holidays, weekend and shifts if required
  • Must have excellent communication skills both verbal & written
  • Applicants must not be involved in any employee dismissal processes

Candidates who provide false information may be prosecuted. Selected candidates may be asked to do some medical fitness, driving test and fingerprint verification.

Upon the completion of this program candidates are not guaranteed a permanent position, However some could be offered a permanent contract of employment.

Application Process

Department of Transport learnerships applications online is not available. Interested individuals may, however, download the Z83 Application form, complete it and submit when learnerships open. Once this Department has learnerships available, they will be advertised locally and also on their Careers Page of their website. For more information on this Department of Government, interested individuals may visit their Home Page.

The Department encourages young talented individuals who are eager to pursue their career within this industry to apply once the program open. Candidates must provide all the necessary information and sign their applications before submitting them. Applicants must also attach all certified relevant documentation with an up-to-date curriculum vitae.

Please note: Candidates who submit their application later the date given just know that your applications will not be taken into consideration. Omission of the necessary documents will lead your application not to be considered. Also unsigned Application will not be taken into consideration.

Only applicants who make the shortlist will be contacted, thus, if the Department has not contacted you within three months after the closing date, please accept your application as being unsuccessful.

Closing Date

Closing dates for each learnership offered will differ yearly. Each will depend on the need within this Department. Candidates can also find out from their local Department of Transport in their area about open or upcoming leanrerships. Candidates are also reminded to ensure they meet all requirements, complete the application in full and attach all documentation before submitting their applications.

Don’t forget to check out our full list of companies offering Learnerships?to the Youth of South Africa.