Transnet Traineeships Train Assistants

Transnet Traineeships Train Assistants


Transnet is looking for Trainee Train Assistants. A Trainee Train Assistant will be required to undergo modular training, conduct and successfully complete the required modules in Train Assistant – Initial Course and practical training as to be qualified and certified as a Train Assistant.

Transnet Traineeships Train Assistants

A Trainee Train Assistant will be required to undergo modular training, conduct and successfully complete the required modules in Train Assistant – Initial Course and practical training as to be qualified and certified as a Train Assistant.

Operating Division: Transnet Freight Rail
Position Title: Trainee Train Assistant
Employee Group: Trainee
Department: Train Crew Mng
Location: Isando
Reporting To: Section Manager: Train Traffic
Grade Level: SSTFT
Reference Number: 50013519


  • Grade 12 with Mathematics
  • Must successfully complete and pass a theoretical as well as practical training as a Trainee Train Assistant
  • At least 1.6 metres tall
  • Visual acuity
  • Physically able to lift and carry objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)
  • Possess the following skills:
    • Psycho Motor
    • Depth perception
    • Communication (reading, written and verbal)
    • Safety conscious
    • Environmental awareness
    • Conscientious
    • Prepared to work overtime
    • Prepared to work shifts


  • Attend and successfully Complete a theoretical Training Program within the required time frame
  • Develop competency via formal learning as to perform within a operational environment and operate equipment as assigned
  • Safely and efficiently accomplish work assignments and goals that are in line with the Training Program, company’s strategies and vision
  • Maintain comprehensive records (portfolio of evidence) of all theoretical and practical training experience for use in progressing
  • Execute Trainee Train assistant duties as prescribed by TFR

How to Apply

You may view the advert and apply online HERE


Alternatively, fax your application to 086 578 2952.

Reference number: 50013519

The closing date is on 22.01.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email

To find other traineeships click here


NW Dept of Safety Management: Traffic Officer Traineeship Programme 2019

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CLOSING DATE: 29 January 2019 at 15h30
Location: MAHIKENG

Ref: 02/2018

STIPEND: R3000.00

The Department Of Community Safety & Transport Management seeks to capacitate unemployed youth with knowledge and skills in Road Traffic Management. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the placement Of Unemployed Youth on the said programme In terms of the Departmental EE targets, preference will be given to Indian and Coloured Applicants.


Road Traffic Management Learnership Grade 12 (Matric Certificate) / NCV Certificate, South African Identity Document, Age must be Programme (2018 / 19 ) between 18 -35 years, Valid Driver’s License Code B, SAPS Clearance Certificate, Recent Medical Report Certificate that proves that applicant can do strenuous exercise, Proof of residence from Traditional Authority or Municipality.

PLEASE NOTE: • Applications must be accompanied by a signed and dated Z83, a recent updated comprehensive CV with at least names of three (3) referees with current contact details. Originally certified copies of all Qualifications, ID document, and other required documents. Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. • All qualifications will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish this Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). • Candidates must indicate the number of the post/reference number and the centre in their applications. • Candidates requiring additional information regarding this programme must direct their queries to the person reflected as enquiries below the post applied for. • Applications should be forwarded in time to the department since applications received after the closing date and time indicated below will as a rule not be accepted. Faxed and emailed applications are not accepted. • It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the department. • The Department reserves the right not to make appointments, and correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates. • All appointments will be subjected to a positive qualifications verifications as well as security clearance and vetting. • NB. Learners who have previously been in a Learnership programme in the Public Service will not be considered.

Please direct all enquiries to Mr GM Malotane, Tel. Nr (018) 200 8279/8247/8254/824718263

How To Apply

All applications must be forwarded to the Director: Human Resource Management, Department Of Community Safety & Transport Management, Private Bag x19, MMABATHO 2735 Office No. 138 / 110 / 111 / 113,152 1st Floor, Tirelo Building,Albert Luthuli Drive Mafikeng

(NB : This is a re advertisement, applicants who previously applied are to reapply)

Rand Water Traineeships Opportunity 2019

External applications are invited from suitably qualified students who are interested in joining Rand Water to apply for gaining experiential training in the fields/disciplines of Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology in the Analytical Services Department within the Scientific Services Division at Vereeniging.

Closing Date: 17 January 2019
Location: Vereeniging

Minimum Requirements

In making the final selection, first preference will be given to:

  • Applicants with a matric and have successfully completed the two years theoretical training as required for a National Diploma in Biotechnology / Microbiology or Chemistry.
  • Applicants that are South African Citizens and have a valid SA ID Document.
  • Applicants that are under the age of 30 (in line with the NSDS III).
  • Applicants that have not participated in previous experiential learning programmes and require the experience to fulfill the requirements of a National Diploma in Biotechnology / Microbiology or Chemistry.

Application must contain the following documents (incomplete applications will not be considered).

  • Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendation letter from the Tertiary training institute verifying that the you must only complete the one year training in the workplace environment
  • Certified copies of your ID Document
  • Certified copies of your training record including the academic transcript


  • Basic Principles of ISO 17025
  • Collecting samples for water quality analysis.
  • Preparation of media, chemicals, reagents and samples received, for the area of work.
  • Performing analytical analysis on samples received.
  • The documentation and checking of results on the identified databases.
  • Performance of, and documentation of, all quality control checks of identified analytical tests.
  • Undertaking and documentation of maintenance of equipment, instrumentation, biological cultures and test kits and ensure that they are correctly maintained.
  • The adherence to SHE practices and good housekeeping principles in the area of work


  • Basic Principles of ISO 17025


  • Collecting samples for water quality analysis.



How To Apply

To apply for Traineeships go to Rand Water Website.




SAPS Police Traineeships January 2019 WC

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Closing Date: 11 January 2019

The South African Police Service invites applications from all races and gender for Enlistment in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP) from young, energetic, intelligent, physically and mentally fit individuals, dedicated to serving their country by pursuing a career in policing.

Basic enlistment requirements: Young South African men and women who apply to be appointed as a member in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act no 68 of 1995) must:

  • Apply on the application form determined by the National Commissioner and affirm under oath or by way of a solemn declaration that the information furnished in the application form is true and correct;
  • Be a South African citizen of which documentary proof must be furnished;
  • Be at least eighteen (18) and under thirty (30) years of age of which documentary proof must be furnished (APPLICANTS MUST BE UNDER THE AGE OF 30 YEARS BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT);
  • Be in possession of a Grade 12 school certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) Safety in Society of which documentary proof must be furnished (2017 matriculants are welcome to apply and before enlistment proof of successful completion of Grade 12 (Senior Certificate) must be submitted. As an interim arrangement kindly submit proof of Statement of Symbols, reflecting a pass rate for Senior Certificate); An aggregate of “4” and above in English may serve as an advantage;
  • Must be in possession of a valid light motor vehicle driver’s licence. Only 10% of the total allocation of trainees will be allowed without a driver’s licence;
  • Submit himself or herself to a physical medical examination as determined by the National Commissioner and must be found to be physically and mentally fit for appointment in the post for which he or she applies;
  • Undergo a psychological assessment as determined by the National Commissioner and be found to comply with the profile of a police official;
  • Be proficient in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English;
  • Be prepared to take the oath of office;
  • Be prepared to undergo such training as determined by the National Commissioner;
  • Not have any tattoo marks of which will be visible when wearing the SAPS summer uniform;
  • Have no previous criminal convictions and/or pending criminal, civil, disciplinary cases and such person shall allow his or her fingerprints to be taken and allow background enquiries to be made;
  • Not have been declared unfit to possess a firearm;
  • Be prepared to serve anywhere in the Republic;
  • Must have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of less than 30; and
  • Male applicants must have a Waist circumference of 102cm and Female applicants must have a maximum waist circumference of 88cm.

All applicants will be subjected to a fitness, psychometric and integrity testing as well as medical evaluation and will be interviewed during the recruitment, selection and enlistment process. The SAPS will also verify the criminal record, qualifications, driver’s license, citizenship and residential address of each applicant. Applicants in possession of valid driver’s license for at least a light motor vehicle will receive preference. Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification. Applicants who previously served in a Government Department and who were dismissed as a result of misconduct are excluded. In view of the physical demands of the Basic Police Development Learning Programme, applicants with chronic diseases, physical impairments or any other health condition that may lead to interruption of the training programme, will be excluded from participation in the programme. Such applicants’ failure to disclose the conditions will result in their withdrawal from the programme on the determination thereof.

The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2013 requires that all new appointments in the South African Police Service as from 31st of January 2015 provide a buccal (inside cheek) sample in order to determine their forensic DMA profile. The forensic DMA profile derived from the sample will be loaded to the Elimination Index of the National Forensic DMA Database.


Basic Police Development Learning Programme (BPDLP)

Successful applicants will participate in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme (hereafter referred to as the PROGRAMME) for a period of 21 (twenty one) months. Remuneration for Induction Phase and Basic Training Phase will be a stipend of R4500-00. The PROGRAMME shall consist of three phases:

  • Induction Phase
    • One (1) month at a designated police station;
  • Basic Training Phase
    • Eight (8) months Basic Training at a designated SAPS Academy (with practical training at a designated police station);
  • Probation Phase
    • After successful completion of the Induction and the Basic training Phases, the police trainee shall be appointed as a member of the Service under probation for a period of 12 months.

During the Basic Training Phase of the PROGRAMME the Service shall provide free training gear, meals and accommodation to the police trainee. Trainees will also receive medical aid benefits for the duration of the 21 month Basic Training Learning Programme. Upon successful completion of the Basic Training Learning Programme, trainees will be considered for permanent appointment as members of the SAPS.

Remuneration during the Probation Phase (on completion of the training period) will be on the first notch of Band A (currently R164 109 per annum). In addition to this, appointees will receive the applicable service benefits.

Core Functions: Successful candidates will serve as functional police officials. As such, they will be deployed to carry out one or more of the following functions: • Prevent, combat and investigate crime, • Maintain public order, • Protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property, • Uphold and enforce the law


the inhabitants of the Republic and their property, • Uphold and enforce the law

How To Apply

  • Application forms are obtainable at all local police stations and the Provincial Recruitment Centre. The application form must be completed in your own handwriting and must be handed in at your nearest police station.

  • Applicants must take note of the fact that application forms and employment are not for sale and any payment Offered by an applicant or promises provided in this regard will be investigated and may lead to criminal prosecution. Applicants may report such incidents to the National Anti-corruption Line at telephone number: 0800 701 701.

  • Specify the post which you are applying for.

  • Make Sure you have signed your application form.

  • Attach certified copies of your: •ID Document. • Drivers license, •Matric/Senior Certificate (Grade 12 certificate) •Additional qualifications. •proof of residence.

  • You are advised to apply for posts within your province, close to your place of residence.

  • You can apply for posts at the various police stations in the WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE

Application forms must be hand delivered to:

(a) Your nearest police Station (Human Resource Official);  or the following address:

(b) The Provincial Recruitment Centre

Floor, Customs House
Lower Heerengracht Street
Cape Town

Enquiries: 021 409 6594/ 6592 / 6588 / 6593 / 6591 / 6590 / 6580.

Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates Only.

The South African Police Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representjvity through the filling of these posts. The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill the advertised posts. If you have not received feedback from the South African Police Service within 3 months Of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Ackermans: Traineeship Programme 2019

Closing Date: 13 January 2019
Location: Kuils River

Trainees are paid to learn! Working in team you will gain exposure to every aspect of value retail – from Buying, Planning and Marketing to Supply Chain and Store Operations.

Expect to be coached by the industry’s most successful professionals, who will help you acquire the business skills you need to run a multi-million rand portfolio as if it was your own business.

Trainee Product Technologist

  • A degree / diploma in Fashion Design, Clothing Production or similar gives you entry to the race / a good start to the race

Apply Online for the Ackermans Traineeship Programme

Trainee Buyer

  • A degree / diploma in Fashion Design, Clothing Production or similar gives you entry to the race / a good start to the race

Apply Online for the Ackermans Traineeship Programme

Trainee Store Planner

  • A grade 12 certificate gives you entry to the race while a relevant tertiary qualification could be an advantage

Apply Online for the Ackermans Traineeship Programme

Roche: Traineeship Programme 2019

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Closing Date: 10 January 2018
Location: Midrand

The duration of the programme would be 2 years, starting in February 2019.  Please attach your CV, academic transcripts and a motivation letter to your application.

How To Apply

Digital Marketing Traineeship

  • You as an ideal candidate will hold a degree in Journalism, Public Relations or a related field and will be hungry to learn about all aspects of our Marketing team from the basics upwards.

Apply Online for the Roche Marketing Traineeship Programme

Graphic Design Traineeship

  • The Traineeship will train the individual in soft skills but the Trainee would need to work independently in providing the company with it’s graphic design needs.

Apply Online for the Roche Graphic Design Traineeship Programme

Business Development Traineeship

  • You as an ideal candidate will hold a Masters (NQF level 9 and upwards) degree in Epidemiology, Health Sociology or a related field and will be hungry to learn about all aspects of Business Development research from the basics upwards.

Apply Online for the Roche Business Development Traineeship Programme

Legal, Compliance & Risk Traineeship

  • You as an ideal candidate will hold a degree in Compliance, Risk Management or a related field and will be hungry to learn about all aspects of our Legal team from the basics upwards.

Apply Online for the Roche Legal, Compliance & Risk Traineeship Programme

City Power: Electrical Engineering Traineeship Programme 2019

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Closing Date: 25 January 2019

City Power Johannesburg (SOC) Limited as a progressive company committed to the skills and development initiatives of the country and striving for the social and economic development of the region, invites suitable candidates with excellent academic performance to apply for graduate in training programme who completed their Electrical Engineering Degrees in South African universities.


  • You must be an Electrical Engineering graduate from a South African University
  • You must be a South African Citizen (women applicants will have an added advantage to address employment equity quotas of the company)
  • Your CV (maximum two pages)
  • Certified copy of academic transcript.
  • Certified copy of Qualification / Completion letter
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate
  • Certified copy of South African Identity Document

Academic Streams Targeted

Applicants who have completed their Electrical Engineering degrees in one of the following field:

  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy/Light Current)

How To Apply

Kindly forward your Applications to recruitment.HR&

quoting “GIT 2018/2019”

  • In case of further information regarding this advertisement, please contact: The assigned HR &T personnel, Thandi Sithole 011 490 7545 or Grieta Phiri 011 490 7394.

NB: Faxed/post applications will not be considered. You can download the application form on the web address: Download Application Form

City Power is an Employment Equity Employer; therefore, preference for this position will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representatively (especially Gender [female]). If you do not hear from us within 2 months of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

GSK: Analytical Chemistry Traineeship Programme 2019

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Location: Cape Town

Job Requirements:

  • Tests compliance of products (including routine Stability products) and materials as per documented Specifications and Analytical Methods.
  • Performs analysis using wet chemical techniques and instrumental methods of analysis (HPLC, GC) as applicable.
  • Ensures that applicable SOPs are followed and required records are completed.
  • Examines samples critically.
  • Records results as per GLP requirements.
  • Reviews results for accuracy and reports any anomalies to Supervisor or Manager.
  • Samples and test compliance of Site systems (Purified water etc.) as per documented procedures.
  • Ensures cleanliness of working and surrounding area.
  • Ensures that documentation is performed in the demarcated areas and that chemical analysis is performed on the workbenches.
  • Ensures preparation and storage of reagents as per SOPs.1.11
  • Ensures that SOPs in use are current and notifies the Manager of any out-of-date procedures.
  • Verifies the calibration status of equipment as required by the Manager.
  • Completes appropriate equipment logs after usage, verification and maintenance.
  • Performs system monitoring (e.g. Fridge temperatures, fume cupboard pressures) and completion of appropriate logs as required by the Manager.
  • Complies with EHS standards and guidelines and Site EHS SOPs.
  • Complies with SOPs wrt safe use of chemicals/reagents, glassware, analytical procedures and the use of PPE.
  • Participates in, projects to continually improve processes.
  • Participates in Manufacturing Technology projects e.g. NIR.

Why You?


  • Matric:
  • Theory in National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (minimum).
  • Proficiency in use of wet chemical and instrumental analytical techniques.

How To Apply

Apply Online for the GSK Analytical Chemistry Traineeship Programme

Unitrans has a new exciting vacancy for a Contract Trainer

Contract Trainer Position Unitrans

Unitrans has a new exciting vacancy for a Contract Trainer vacancy to look after the Training needs in the Training with a Contract Please view full job spec for more information

Minimum Requirements


  • Facilitator
  • Assessor
  • Matric or equivalent
  • Operator Combination Vehicle
  • Dangerous Goods


  • 1st Aid
  • Fire Fighting

Required Skills

  • Conflict Management
  • Planning & Organising
  • Motivational Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Computer Skill
  • Problem Solving
  • Time management
  • Customer Relations
  • Liaise with Customers and address requirements
  • Must have at least 6 years experience as a driver
  • Must have some knowledge of the National Road Traffic Act and audit

Job Specification


  • Schedule and execute training at contract level in line with academy theory schedule
  • Liaise with Contract Manager to understand driver profiles through measurement tools
  • Maintain driver files for contract on learner management system
  • Ensure accurate and timeous capturing of data onto the system
  • Coach drivers to improve performance

How to Apply for Contract Trainer Position Unitrans

Apply Online on Company’s Website


Mercedes Benz Skills Traineeship Programme: Apply via Email

Applications are invited from individuals in and around East London

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Mercedes Benz Skills Traineeship Programme

Applications are invited from individuals in and around East London

Closing Date: 31 August 2018
Location: East London

Applications are invited from individuals in and around East London to apply for a 2-month Skills Training Programme at MBSA. This programme is aimed towards upskilting individuals with manufacturing shopfloor skills for potential employment in the local CBD / DZ supplier areas

Learning Outcomes

The Skills Training Programme will include, but not be limited to: Keeping the workplace area safe and productive Operating hand tools and power tools using measuring equipment. Understanding production systems Adhering to quality procedures. Supporting line supply

Applicants must be South African citizens with a minimum Grade 12 General Qualification OR a Grade 12 with Maths or Mathematical Literacy or a full N3 Technical Certificate in the Mechanical or Electrical field. An average pass mark af 60% will be an advantage. Applicants must be able to speak, read and white English and be willing to participate in the multi-phased assessment programme, as well as a medical assessment and MIE Verification check (Qualification and Criminal Check)

Please note that meeting the above requirements does not automatically place the applicant on the shortlist Interested persons should note that the instructions below must be adhered to when submitting applications.

How To Apply
Please forward a short cover letter, addressed to the Human Resources Development Department for attention: The Recruiter, with the reference: “Skills Training Prog” accompanied by your CV, a certified ID copy and ALL certificates / qualifications. A telephone number must be included in the cover letter. All applications must be submitted via e-mail: or fax: (012) 660-7082.

All applications are invited; however, the following will apply:. Code of good practice on the employment of people with disabilities. The Division’s Employment Equity Plan in terms of the Employment Equity Act, No 58 al 1998. People living with disabilities are encouraged to apply, as long as the requirements indicated above can be met