Engineering has a wide field of careers and options including space, science, construction, mining and much more. Engineering is about solving problems, thinking out of the box and delivering creative solutions. There are dozens of different fields and even subfields within engineering.
Companies Offering Engineering Learnerships
There are many companies that offer engineering learnerships for talented candidates. We have made a shortlist of some companies candidates can look at.
- De Beers
- Murray & Roberts
- Protea Chemicals
- Harmony Gold Mining
You can also look specifically at these learnership programmes:
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
Career options with Engineering Learnerships
There are many career options for candidates who have completed their engineering qualifications. Listed below are some of these fields.
- Chemical Engineer
- Electrical Engineer
- Mechanical Engineer
- Civil Engineer
- Nuclear Engineer
- Environmental Engineer
- Aerospace Engineering
- Oceanic Engineer
- Software Developer
- Hardware Developer
There are many industries candidates can consider, these include the following:
- Food & beverage
Engineering Learnerships Requirements
Each field of engineering has a set of requirements that must be met by candidates and these may also differ slightly with each company. We have listed below some of the basic requirements that candidates must meet before applying.
- Applicants must be a citizen of South Africa
- Must hold a valid ID book/document
- Candidates must have a valid Matric / Grade 12 certificate
- Applicants must have strong science and mathematical orientated
- Must have good communication skills and be proficient in English
- Candidates must be creative and a team player
Engineering Learnerships Application
There are many companies that have online application processes for candidates and these can usually be found on the company’s website or online where the learnership opportunity is advertised. Some companies still use manual application methods and such will be stated on the learnership advertisement or the company’s website. If there is no such information candidates may want to contact the company to learn about their learnership process.