Available Learnerships In South Africa
Available Learnerships In South Africa

Department of Transport and Public Works Learnerships (Garden Route, Western Cape)

Department of Transport and Public Works Learnerships (Garden Route, Western Cape)

Department of Transport and Public Works Learnerships (Garden Route, Western Cape) South Africa 2021 – 2022


30 June 2021.
Be sure to apply on or before these dates – any applications submitted after this date are late and will NOT be accepted.


The Western Cape Government (WCG) is responsible for making the laws for and providing services to the people of the province. The WCG works closely with the South African National Government as well as various municipalities within the Western Cape, ensuring that all people are provided with the facilities, services, and information they need.
The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public works is a department within the Western Cape Government that is responsible for the development of transport systems within the province. They are responsible for maintaining and constructing buildings and other structures for departments of the provincial government.


Location: Western Cape (Garden Route)
Duration: 12 months
Stipend: R2 400 per month

The Western Cape Government (WCG) Department of Transport and Public Work is offering Trade learnership opportunities to unemployed youth who aim to make a difference. The learnerships are within the Construction industry and will include theoretical and practical training at a private or public TVET college, applying all the regulations pertaining to health and safety, working on a building site, partaking in all administrative tasks, as well as maintaining work areas.

The following learnership programmes are available:

  • Electrical L2 learnership
  • Bricklaying (Masonary) L3 learnership
  • Plumbing L4 learnership
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Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must be a South African Citizen and resident
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must be residing within the Garden Route Region
  • Must be between 18 and 34 years old
  • Must have good health
  • Must be willing to partake in substance abuse and medical examinations
  • Must be willing to work on a construction site
  • Must be able and willing to work and travel to various building sites within the province
  • Electrical learnership: must have completed Grade 10 or TVET equivalent and have passed Mathematical Literacy
  • Bricklaying (Masonry) learnership: must have completed Grade 10 or TVET equivalent and have passed Mathematical Literacy
  • Plumbing learnership: must have completed Matric or TVET equivalent and have passed Mathematical Literacy


Applications must be submitted online here: Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) platform

Applicants must Register before they can Login and apply. Be sure to use the correct reference number and location (Garden Route) of the position you are applying for, in your CV.

  • Electrical L2 learnership: Ref. EGR
  • Bricklaying L3 learnership: Ref. BGR
  • Plumbing L4 learnership: PGR


Attach the following documents to your application:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages)
  • A certified copy of your Identity Document (only applicable for shortlisted applicants)
  • Your highest education certificate (only applicable for shortlisted applicants)


Please note:

  • Candidates may use facilities such as local libraries, Thusong Centre, E-Centre Youth Café or Internet Cafés to register
  • Applications will only be accepted if they are registered on the Department of Employment and Labour ESSA System
  • Successful candidates will be notified by 20 July 2021 at the latest
  • Induction date: 2 to 3 August 2021
  • NYDA/CETA date: 28 July 2021
  • Life Skills date: 5 to 6 August 2021
  • Classroom Training date: 10 August 2021
  • Electrical L2 learnership Training venue: George
  • Bricklaying L3 learnership Training venue: Plettenberg Bay/ Knysna
  • Plumbing L4 learnership Training venue: Oudtshoorn/ Mossel Bay
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For any queries related to this learnership programme, please contact the Western Cape Department of Transport directly:

Telephone number: 086 014 2142
Email address: service@westerncape.gov.za
Operational hours: Monday to Friday, 07:30 to 16:00 only

SMS: “Help” to 31022
Please call me: 079 769 1207
Technical Support: pes@labour.gov.za

Training Liaison Officer: Ferdie Jacobs
Tel: 067 762 8936

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