Department of Transport: Learnerships for 2021

Organization Western Cape Department of Transport
Employment Type Internship
Province Western Cape
Town/City South Africa



The Department of Transport and Public Works invites South Africans interested in careers in the following construction fields to apply for these exciting training opportunities:

Opportunities are available in the following trades:

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Bricklaying
  • Health & Safety
  • Roadworks
  • Carpentry
  • Landscaping & Horticulture
  • Bricklaying and Plastering
  • Welding

Important information to note:

  • Only unemployed youth between 18-34 years will be considered
  • Candidates can only apply for a training opportunity in the region where they reside
  • A substance abuse test and medical test will form part of the final selection and appointment process
  • Females, youth with disabilities and youth in conflict with the law are encouraged to apply
  • Candidates must indicate the name of the region and for which trade they are applying e.g. Metro Electrical

Trades (Training Programme) According to Regions:

Cape Metro:

  • Carpentry L3
  • Land scaping & Horticulture L3
  • Plumbing L4
  • Electrical L3
  • Bricklaying and Plastering L3
  • Welding L2

Central Karoo District

  • Plumbing L4
  • Bricklaying L3

Cape Winelands

  • Electrical L2 – Training venue: Worcester
  • Roadworks L3 – Training venue: Ceres

Garden Route

  • Electrical L2 – Training Venue: George
  • Plumbing L4 – Training Venue: Oudtshoorn/Mossel Bay
  • Bricklaying L3 – Training Venue: Plettenberg Bay/ Knysna


  • Health & Safety L3 – Training venue: Bredasdorp
  • Electrical L3 – Training venue: Caledon

West Coast

  • Bricklaying L3 – Training venue: Saldanha
  • Plumbing L4 – Training venue:Vredenburg
  • Electrical L2 – Training venue: Citrusdal


How to Apply

NB. Candidates must indicate the name of the region and for which trade they are applying e.g. Metro Electrical


Check this Guide for instructions on how to Register and Apply

How to Register and Apply Guide.pdf


Apply Online for the  Department of Transport: Learnership Programmes 2021



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