Transnet: Sector Specific Traineeships / Learnerships 2023 / 2024

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) invites applications from unemployed youth for the Sector Specific Traineeship / Learnership Programme 2023 / 2024 .

Learnership Application Closing Date: 21 November 2023

Learnership Location: Durban, South Africa

Position Title: Sector Specific Trainee
Employee Group: Trainee
Department: People Mgmt
Location: Durban
Reporting To: Operations Manager
Grade Level: SSTFT
Reference Number: 203530

Closing Date: 21 November 2023

Job Purpose: The purpose of the Training Programme is to develop a pipeline for key roles within Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) through a structured 12-month training programme. The programme aims to place learners in specific areas within TPT according to their academic background, career aspirations, and business requirements.

About Transnet: Transnet SOC Ltd is a large South African rail, port, and pipeline company headquartered in the Carlton Centre in Johannesburg. It was formed as a limited company on April 1, 1990. A majority of the company’s stock is owned by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) of the South African government.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow a structured training programme.
  • Undergo performance reviews and assessments.
  • Perform all duties as contained in the development programme and other reasonably required tasks by Transnet Port Terminals.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 / Matric or NQF Level 4 Equivalent – Incumbent to be based at TPT Saldanha Terminal.
  • Completed Certificate programme (logistics, operations management, or related) will be an advantage.


  • Time management.
  • Interpersonal skills and relationship building.
  • Conflict management and resolution.
  • Effective writing skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Service orientated.
  • Can-do-attitude.
  • Integrity.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Packages.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Special Requirement: Be able to work at heights. Please note that this position will be based in Saldanha Bay.

How to Apply:

Click here to apply online for Transnet: Sector Specific Traineeships / Learnerships 2023 / 2024

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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