Closing Date: 17 September 2012

Transnet SOC Limited is a focused freight transport company delivering integrated, efficient, safe, reliable and cost-effective services to promote economic growth in South Africa.

Transnet’s core  businesses are:

Transnet Freight Rail; Transnet Rail Engineering; Transnet Pipelines; Transnet Port Terminals; and Transnet National Ports Authority.

As part of our human capital strategy to develop rural areas, Transnet Rail Engineering, an organisational division of Transnet through the School of Engineering, is offering a comprehensive training bursary on NQF level 2 Diesel and Electrical Fitter Learnership for learners residing only in the following rural areas/ locations:



Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Cape Town

Northern Cape (Kimberly)

(Richards Bay)

15 learners: ♦ Patterson
♦ Alexandria
♦ Humansdorp
♦ Alice
♦ Alicedale
15 learners:
♦ Idutya
♦ Butterworth♦ Middledrift♦ Mthatha

♦ Queenstown


30 learners:
♦ Kenhardt♦ Groblershoop♦ Upington

♦ Sishen/Kathu


30 learners:
♦ Warrenton
♦ Riche/Modderrivier♦ Boshof

♦ Windsorton

♦ Postmasburg

♦ Jacobsdal

♦ Koffiefontein

♦ Douglas


30 learners:
♦ Nseleni Reserve
♦ Mandlazini
♦ Mzingazi♦ Kwesakamthethwa

♦ Kwambonambi

♦ Ntambanani

♦ Dondota

♦ Ndabayakhe

♦ Bhukanana

♦ Maqwakaza

♦ Usokhulu

♦ Macekani

♦ Mevamhlophe

♦ Matshane

♦ Esgisiv



The minimum requirements are Grade 12 with a pass in Maths and Physical Science OR Grade 12 Technical Matric with a pass in Maths.

How to Apply

SA citizens who meet these requirements and who do not have any other bursary obligation are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, clearly indicating your name, rural area, your CV, certified copy of relevant qualification/s and certified copy of ID document to the School of Engineering via one of the following e-mail addresses:

Please only apply to your nearest location, as no accommodation/transport assistance will be provided.