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Are you eager to become an artisan? Applications are now open for our 2024 Apprenticeship Programme

Youth unemployment is a major concern for South Africa. In Quarter 2 of 2023/24, the unemployment rate for those below the age of 24 years was at 60,7% while those between the ages of 25 and 34 years was at 39,8%.

To address youth unemployment, the City of Tshwane offers a full apprenticeship programme for young people. The City’s apprenticeship programme will equip them with the skills they require in order to succeed in today’s highly competitive and challenging job market. The programme will afford successful learners to work closely with our experienced team members to understand the ins and outs of their chosen industry, gain hands-on experience and grow their skills to become a full-time tradesperson.

The City of Tshwane Learning and Development Division is an accredited training provider that offers a full apprenticeship programme in the following trades:

  • Electrical (30)
  • Welding (15)
  • Vehicle mechanics (30)
  • Boilermaking (15)
  • Plumbing (15)
  • Fitting and turning (15)

Stipend: R2 792,44 per month

What you need

You will need at least an N2, NCV Level 4 or technical matric certificate with Mathematics, Science and relevant trade theory. You must furthermore be interested in becoming an artisan and have the necessary devotion and enthusiasm.

Reasonable accommodation in line with the people with disabilities institutional threshold and the inherent and physical requirements of the specific apprenticeship will be given to qualifying applicants with disabilities.

Applicants must submit –

  • a curriculum vitae (CV);
  • a certified copy of the statement of results;
  • certified copies of qualification certificates and any other relevant qualification; and
  • proof of residence certified by the ward councillor concerned or a recent water and lights statement.

Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals and women.


 Mr A Thifhulufhelwi: 012 358 7514

Ms E Kolobe: 012 358 4125

Ms F Mavimbela: 012 358 8740

If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Please hand deliver your properly addressed CV and all relevant documents as follows:

 Group Human Capital Management (Human Resources Management)

Recruitment Walk-in Centre

Upper Ground Level

Middestad Building

252 Thabo Sehume Street

Pretoria CBD

You can also post these documents as follows:

 Group Human Capital Management (Human Resources Management)

Recruitment Walk-in Centre

PO Box 440



NB: No late applications will be accepted and applicants with fraudulent information and/or documents will be disqualified.

 Closing date: Wednesday, 7 February 2024, at 12:00

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