Apprenticeship Opportunities at the Western Cape Government

The Department of Transport and Public Works is working together with the Western Cape Government in appointing suitable qualified applicants under the age of 21 years to apply for x7 positions of Diesel Mechanic Apprenticeships and x1 Fitter and Turner.

Apprenticeship Pupil Artisan

These apprenticeships will be for a 4 year period and successful candidates will commence with their training in the new year.

Pass in Technical Matric or N-stream


  • Pass in Mathematics and Science
  • Valid drivers licence.
  • Under the age of 21 years


Passed the following subjects

  • Technical Graphic and Design
  • Mechanical Technology


  • Knowledge of tools and construction /diesel plant test machinery
  • Communication ( written and verbal) skills
  • Hand skills
  • Practical mechanical study
  • Hand on ability


To apply, you must submit a manual application, please complete an application form Z83 Form – CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORM


Z83 Form – CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORM and current CV ( 5 pages max) together with a certified copies ID, Academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement.

The position being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.

Ref: TPW 2017-193: Diesel Mechanic

Ref: TPW 2017-311: Fitter and Turner

The candidate of applicants will be considered on the information as supplied in the submitted application documentation.

Applicants who are considered for the interview and further selection process may be required to submit documentation supporting such information with due regard to conditions that may be set.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview and/or competency assessments/proficiency tests on a date and time as determined by the department.

Forward your application for ATTENTION: Ms S van der Merwe, Department of Transport and Public Works, Bellville Mechanical Workshop, Private Bag X2, Kasselsvlei, 7533 or hand-deliver to Robert Sebuke Road (Modderdam Road), Bellville South.

Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faced or e-mailed applications will not be considered.

If you have not received a response within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful

Closing Date: 09 January 2018