Transnet Learnership and Other Career Programmes

About Transnet

Transnet is a world-class company with professional workforce. They have more than 60,000 permanent employees with superb professional quality. Their workforce is often admired for their commitment and dedication because they are able to embrace the crucial element of professionalism and dedication. Their workforce is sure about the capabilities, skills, and also improved capacity.

The company has the purpose and vision to become the number one’s company in South Africa, especially in freight transport and logistics company.  They want to be able to control and operate country’s rail, ports and pipeline networks in South Africa. For this matter, they are always seeking for the most potential and promising candidates that they can educate and train for this purpose.

Transnet Learnership

Those who want to gain professional experience while enriching their knowledge at the same time can think about joining Transnet Learnership programme. The programme is designed to help potential but unemployed youth to get the skills and qualifications they need for a better future – especially when related to professional career, improved skills, and quality qualifications. These youth can contribute to South Africa’s future economic growth.

Transnet Learnership Requirements

All of the candidates are expected to meet the basic and general requirements for this Transnet Learnership programme. Here are some of the basic requirements for the programme:

  • The candidates must be the citizens of South Africa that can be proven through the valid and legit ID document
  • They must be between the age of 18 and 35 years old
  • They must at least complete Matric or Grade 12
  • They must have Matric certificate
  • They must not have any criminal records
  • They must have the passion and determination to work hard

Other Career Schemes in Transnet

School of Rail

Transnet School of rail has 11 campuses in:

· Esselenpark in Kempton Park
· Kimberley
· Bloemfontein
· Wentworth in Durban
· Bellville in Cape Town
· Koedoespoort in Pretoria
· Parkhill in Germiston
· Port Elizabeth
· Ermelo
· Saldanha
· Richards Bay

School of Engineering

Transnet School of Engineering offers learning opportunities for South Africans with a Grade 12 qualification with or wothout work experience. They also offer apprenticeship programme with conduct vocational training in 14 trades.

Transnet Bursaries

Transnet offer bursaries for full-time study in many fields such as Computer, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Electronic,
Mechanical, Metallurgy, Electro-mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Environmental Management. Transnet Bursaries requires Grade 12 certificate with bright achievements, must be healthy, and has a minimum five symbol of Mathematics and Physical Science.

Transnet Maritime School of Excellence

The Maritime School of Excellence was built to provide the main skills for Transnet Port Terminals and Transnet National Ports Authority.

Young Professional-InTraining Programme

Young Professional-in-Training (YPT) programme is a graduate programme that develop
learners who have completed technical as well as non-technical tertiary qualifications, by
providing relevant work experience, leading them to become competent professionals
within Transnet. YPT programme duration is about 24 month.

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Engineer-in-Training Programme

The Engineer-in-Training programme (EIT) provides experiential learning for graduates with a degree in Engineering, to assist them in gaining sufficient experience to be deployed within Transnet. The programme consists of defined segments – formal, theoretical and on-the-job –which are necessary to meet the training needs of the graduates. The training lasts
for 24 months. It is divided into four-six months evaluation period.

Technician-in-Training Programme

The Technician-in-Training programme (TIT) offers experiential learning for learners or students with a diploma in Engineering, to assist them in getting comprehensive experience to be deployed within Transnet. The programme consists of defined segments – formal, theoretical and on-the-jobtraining which are necessary to meet the training needs of TIT. The training lasts for 18 months, divided into three-six month evaluation period.

How to Apply

Application will take place online. Candidates must log into the official site and create a personal account. They need to change the personal details, change password and user name, create the job alerts, and search for the vacant positions – as well as applying for the positions. Basically, everything will take place online. But make sure that the candidates would have to be registered as the applicant.

The candidates who have previously joined Transnet programs or who have worked as Transnet employees will not need to do any registration again. They can send the ID No or old SAP No so that their login parameter can be changed or updated. They can send it to [email protected] so the worker responsible for the update can change the information.

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The company is always on a look-out for potential candidates who have the right tenacity, proficiency, and also passion in the industry. The deadline is unclear. That’s why interested candidates are expected to visit the official site so that they can learn the details of the programme.

Supporting documents would also be uploaded or sent online, such as:

  • A CV
  • A certified copy of ID document
  • A certified copy of Matric certificate
  • A comprehensive CV
  • A recent photo

All of these documents must not be later than 3 months. If they have been older, then the candidates must update those documents.

If you want to learn more about Transnet Learnership programme, you can visit this link 

Source: Transnet Career Booklet