NECSA: Apprenticeships 2024 / 2025

South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA) invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Apprenticeship Programme 2024.

Apprenticeship Location: South Africa

Apprenticeship Closing Date: 17 July 2024

Necsa Learning Academy Apprenticeship Vacancies

Necsa Learning Academy invites unemployed youth to apply for the Apprenticeship Training Programme in the following Occupational Certificates/Trades:

  • OC: Boilermaker
  • OC: Electrician
  • OC: Fitter & Turner
  • OC: Welder
  • OC: Instrumentation
  • OC: Mechanical Fitter
  • OC: Toolmaker
  • OC: Millwright
  • OC: Turner Machinist

Necsa Learning Academy (NLA) is a nationally recognized and accredited skills development provider focused on professional and technical skills development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • NQF Level 1 (Grade 9), or
  • N2-6 with 4 subjects and relevant trade theory included, or
  • Technical Matric with Maths, Science, and relevant trade theory included, or
  • NCV Level 3/4 Engineering Certificate with 7 subjects and relevant trade theory included.

In addition to the above minimum requirements, candidates must also meet the following requirements:

  • Technical knowledge.
  • Must be able to work in a team.
  • Appointments to these positions are dependent on successful completion of screening protocols, such as being declared medically fit, security clearance, qualification verifications, and technical assessments.

References for Applications:

NB!!! The following tables consist of the Mechanical, Electrical, and Fabrication Trades with their Reference Numbers and the province in which you reside.

Mechanical Trades

ProvinceOC: Fitter and TurnerOC: Mechanical FitterOC: Turner MachinistOC: Toolmaker
Eastern Capefitt&turnec2024mechfittec2024metmachec2024toolmakec2024
Free Statefitt&turnfs2024mechfittfs2024metmachfs2024toolmakfs2024
Kwa-Zulu Natalfitt&turnkzn2024mechfittkzn2024metmachkzn2024toolmakkzn2024
Northern Capefitt&turnnc2024mechfittnc2024metmachnc2024toolmaknc2024
North Westfitt&turnnw2024mechfittnw2024metmachnw2024toolmaknw2024

Electrical Trades

ProvinceOC: ElectricianOC: InstrumentationOC: Millwright
Eastern Capeelectricec2024instruec2024millwrec2024
Free Stateelectricfs2024instrufs2024millwrfs2024
Kwa-Zulu Natalelectrickzn2024instrukzn2024millwrkzn2024
Northern Capeelectricnc2024instrunc2024millwrnc2024
North Westelectricnw2024instrunw2024millwrnw2024

Fabrication Trades

ProvinceOC: WelderOC: Boilermaker
Eastern Capeweldec2024boilermakec2024
Free Stateweldfs2024boilermakfs2024
Kwa-Zulu Natalweldkzn2024boilermakkzn2024
Northern Capeweldnc2024boilermaknc2024
North Westweldnw2024boilermaknw2024

Additional Information:

  • CVs must be accompanied by a certified copy of identity document, certificates, and proof of residence.
  • The successful applicant will be appointed on a section 18.2 for a three-year period.
  • The applicant must be 18 years and older.
  • Successful candidates will receive formal training and on-the-job training.
  • Only South African citizens will be considered for these opportunities.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
  • NB: This opportunity is for individuals who have not participated in a previous apprenticeship program.
  • Only applicants from the following provinces will be considered for Apprenticeship: Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, and North West.


  • Accommodation will be provided.
  • Successful candidates will receive a monthly stipend for the duration of their contracts.

How to apply

  • Send your application form with attachments to
  • Clearly indicate what you are applying for by using the relevant Reference Number.
  • NO HAND DELIVERY IS ALLOWED. Only South African citizens will be considered for these opportunities.
  • For any inquiries regarding the advert, you can contact the below numbers: 012 305 3304, 012 305 3328, and 012 305 3901.
  • All applications must be submitted by 17 July 2024. No late applications will be accepted.
  • If you have not been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please consider your application unsuccessful.

NB: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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