Komatsu YES Programme for Unemployed South African

Are you a freshly graduated student? Or are you currently unemployed and have never been employed in a formal institution? We have a great opportunity for you!

Starting a career can be hard when you lack the experience and skill to apply for your desired position. That’s where the Komatsu Youth Employment Service Initiative Programme will help! With minimum education required and no job experience, this programme can help you to gain precious job experience, and learn the skills you need in the world of work. You will also get to apply those skills in real situations. 

Joining this programme will surely boost your career and make you stand out above your peers. Are you interested in joining? Please keep reading to find out more, we have all the information for you! 

Komatsu Youth Employment Service for the Unemployed YES Programme
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Programme Description

Position: Youth Employment Service Initiative Participant

Recruiter: Komatsu South Africa 

Location: H.O. H.R. – Gauteng

Reference Number: 3761 

Type: Training / Learnership Programme 


This Youth Employment Service Programme will give you opportunities to gain work experience and skills. 

You can learn and get experience in various positions and departments, including:

  • Warehousing
  • Procurement
  • Administration
  • Finance
  • HR
  • ICT
  • Internal Audit
  • Marketing
  • Safety Training
  • Engineering Workshop

With so many available departments and positions, you will surely find a position that supports your career aspirations. What are you waiting for, please keep reading to find out if you are eligible for this programme and how you can apply! 

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Eligibility and Requirements 

To apply as a participant of this Youth Employment Service Programme, you need to fulfil several requirements. First, the general requirement are:

  • South African Citizen with a valid identification document
  • Between the age of 18 and 35
  • Unemployed and have never been employed in the formal sector

Next is the minimum education requirement. You need: 

  • Valid Matric/Grade 12 certificate


Are you ready to boost your career through this amazing Learnership opportunity for the unemployed? We will guide you through the application process, please keep reading. 

First, you will need to prepare some supporting documents. These documents are very important, as it becomes the first parameter on which you get shortlisted. You will need:

  • Your recently updated and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae 
  • Copies of your certified identification document 
  • Copies of your Matric/Qualification 
  • Copies of any supporting certificate 

Next, you will need to finish the application online by following this link. This job is only available through online application! You will need to log in or register a new account, then fill out their form and upload all of your supporting documents.

You must indicate the surrounding area of your residence in your application.

You also need to select which department you would choose when you are accepted as the successful candidate. 

Please note shortlisted candidates will be required to do assessments and agree to verification of ID, Matric certificate, and work history.


If you need more information about the Youth Employment Service Initiative training and learnership programme, or need more information about Komatsu, you can go and visit their official website by following this link.

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Closing Date

Unfortunately, this advertisement for Komatsu’s YES Programme does not list a closing date for the application. Please submit your application as soon as possible. You can also check this page to see if the vacancy is still available. 

We wish you luck with your application!