Sasol: Learnership in Johannesburg

Website Sasol

Recruiter/Employer: Sasol Limited

Sasol Limited is a global energy and chemical company committed to pioneering sustainable development and contributing to a better world. Founded in South Africa in 1950, Sasol has grown into a leading player in the energy and chemical sectors, operating in over 30 countries across the globe. With a strong emphasis on innovation, Sasol is dedicated to providing solutions that meet the world’s growing energy and chemical needs while minimizing environmental impact.

Core Business Areas:

  1. Chemicals: Sasol is a major producer of a variety of chemicals, including polymers, solvents, and ammonia. The company’s chemical products play a crucial role in various industries, contributing to the development of everyday goods and applications.
  2. Energy: Sasol is a key player in the energy sector, with a focus on producing liquid fuels, natural gas, and electricity. The company’s innovative technologies enable the conversion of coal and natural gas into valuable energy products.

Sustainable Practices:

Driven by its Purpose of “Innovating for a better world,” Sasol places a strong emphasis on sustainability. The company is actively involved in initiatives to reduce its environmental footprint, promote responsible resource use, and support community development. Sasol’s commitment to sustainability extends to its employment practices, ensuring diversity and inclusion are integral to the organization’s fabric.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Sasol takes pride in being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The company recognizes that diversity is not only intrinsic to its organizational fabric but is also a key driver of growth and success. Sasol is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals and actively promotes employment equity.

Career Development and Growth:

Sasol places a high value on the development of its employees. The learnership opportunities offered by Sasol provide a unique combination of on-the-job learning and structured institutional support. Successful candidates have the chance to progress through various career levels, from Artisan to Specialist Artisan, Technician to Engineer, and beyond. This commitment to career development reflects Sasol’s dedication to nurturing talent and providing individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their chosen fields.

Job Positions/Locations/Ref Numbers: Learnerships in Various Fields

Sasol is offering exciting learnership opportunities in the following fields:

  1. Chemical Plant Operations (AKA Process/Production)
  2. Instrumentation and Control
  3. Electrical Operations
  4. Fitting
  5. Turning
  6. Boilermaking
  7. Welding
  8. Rigging

Successful candidates will have the chance to progress through various career levels, including but not limited to:

  • Artisan, Senior Artisan, Specialist Artisan, Master Artisan
  • Technician, Technologist, Engineer
  • Foreman, Area Manager, Operations/Maintenance Manager
  • Learning Practitioner (LP), Principal LP, Learning Manager, Senior Learning Manager


Joining Sasol as a learner comes with numerous benefits, including:

  • On-the-job learning with structured or institutional support
  • Opportunities for career advancement and growth
  • Competitive rewards and stipends
  • Tuition and training in world-class facilities
  • Inclusion in a dynamic and diverse work environment


To be eligible for these learnerships, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Completed National Senior Certificate or equivalent
  • Pass in Technical Mathematics/Mathematics SG/HG
  • Pass in English/Business English SG/HG
  • Pass in Technical/Physical Science SG/HG


Candidates must adhere to the following application process:

  1. Only one discipline application per candidate.
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
  3. Successful interviewees will undergo a psychometric assessment.
  4. Candidates passing the assessment will be subject to checks and verifications, including a medical fitness test, security clearance, and qualification verifications.
  5. Based on the results and approval of the interview panel, successful candidates will be notified.
  6. Unsuccessful candidates will receive a regret notification.
  7. If not contacted within 60 days after the closing date, consider the application unsuccessful.

How to Apply:

Applying for a learnership at Sasol involves a comprehensive process to ensure that candidates are selected based on merit and suitability for the program. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to navigate the application process:

Step 1: Review Eligibility Criteria

Before initiating the application process, carefully review the eligibility criteria outlined by Sasol. Ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications, including a completed National Senior Certificate or equivalent with specified passes in Technical Mathematics/Mathematics, English/Business English, and Technical/Physical Science.

Step 2: Choose a Discipline

Sasol offers learnerships in various fields, including Chemical Plant Operations, Instrumentation and Control, Electrical Operations, Fitting, Turning, Boilermaking, Welding, and Rigging. Choose the discipline that aligns with your skills and career goals. Remember that you can only apply for one discipline.

Step 3: Prepare Required Documents

Gather all necessary documents for the application, such as a copy of your National Senior Certificate or equivalent and any other supporting documents. Ensure that the information provided is accurate and truthful, as failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Step 4: Online Application

Visit Sasol’s career portal, where you can find detailed information about the learnership opportunities and the application process. Create a profile on the portal, providing accurate and up-to-date information. This profile will likely be used for communication throughout the application process.

Step 5: Submit Application for Chosen Discipline

Navigate to the specific learnership discipline you have chosen and submit your application through the online portal. Take care to input all required information accurately, and upload the necessary documents as per the application instructions.

Step 6: Await Shortlisting

After the application deadline, Sasol will review applications and shortlist candidates who meet the specified criteria. If you are shortlisted, you will be notified through the contact information provided in your profile.

Step 7: Attend Interview

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Be well-prepared for the interview, showcasing your skills, experience, and enthusiasm for the chosen learnership discipline. The interview is a crucial step in the selection process.

Step 8: Undergo Psychometric Assessment

Successful interviewees will undergo a psychometric assessment. This assessment aims to evaluate your cognitive abilities, personality traits, and other relevant factors. Prepare adequately for this stage of the process.

Step 9: Verification Process

Candidates who pass the psychometric assessment will be subject to checks and verifications, including a medical fitness test, security clearance, and qualification verifications. Ensure that you provide accurate information and cooperate fully during this stage.

Step 10: Notification of Success or Regret

Based on the results and the approval of the interview panel, successful candidates will be notified. If you are successful, you will receive information about the next steps in the learnership program. Unsuccessful candidates will receive a regret notification.

Step 11: Follow-Up

If you are not contacted by Sasol within 60 days after the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful. However, this should not discourage you from applying for future intakes. Stay proactive and continue exploring opportunities that align with your career aspirations.

Step 12: Contact for Inquiries

For any inquiries about the learnership programs or the application process, reach out to Sasol via email at [email protected]. Ensure that you use the official contact information provided to avoid potential fraud.

Interested candidates should apply for only one discipline. Shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for an interview. Further stages of the application process will follow, including psychometric assessment and verifications. Applicants failing to provide truthful information and valid documents will not be considered.

For any inquiries regarding learner programs, please contact us at [email protected].

Closing Date:

The closing date for applications is has not been informed yet.

Official Contact:

For more information and to apply, visit our career portal at [Insert Career Portal Link]. We recommend creating a profile and enabling alerts to receive notifications about relevant opportunities. For specific inquiries, you can contact us via email at [email protected]. Stay alert for fraud; Sasol will never request cash deposits or payments as part of the recruitment process.

Sasol Limited is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform essential job functions in line with our Employment Equity Plan. Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities.

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