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Rand Water: x3000 Plumbers, Artisans, Water Agents Youth intake 2018 – 2019

Closing Date: 24 May 2015

Every drop counts- It is estimated that approximately 37% of South Africa’s water supply is lost due to water leaks resulting in R7 billion worth of lost revenue. The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has initiated the War on Leaks project through Rand Water as an implementing agent. This Presidential Project is one of a number of initiatives aimed at confronting the water loss issue across the country.

Rand Water has responded to the mandate to train and develop unemployed youth across various municipalities across the country and equip them with skills across three (3) disciplines i.e. Plumbing, Artisans, and Water Agents.

For the Phase 1 2015/2016 intake, Rand Water is looking for 3000 young, energetic and results-driven youth for development. The individual must be a team player who is custom

Primary project objectives:

  • To decrease water leaks (water losses minimisation) by providing relevant technical skills
  • To improve overall water use efficiency within municipalities, households and communities
  • To organise and provide training to local communities
  • To raise awareness and engender an appreciation by communities of water use, water conservation and the impact on the environment.

During the training, trainees will be expected to successfully demonstrate knowledge and skills according to the outcomes of the training programmes.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and unemployed youth in the following disciplines with the listed requirements:


  • Grade 12 with Mathematics & Science / N3 with Mathematics & Science
  • The incumbent must have passed mathematics not mathematics literacy
  • Relevant technical subjects will be advantageous
  • 36 months duration


  • Grade 12 with Mathematics & Science / N3 with Mathematics & Science
  • The incumbent must have passed mathematics not mathematics literacy
  • Relevant technical subjects will be advantageous:
  1. Instrumentation
  2. Electrical
  3. Fitter & Turner
  4. Welding
  5. 36 months duration

Water Agents:

  • Minimum Standard 8-10 /Grade 10-12
  • Mathematics & Science will be advantageous
  •  Good communication skills
  • Must be able to relate and interact well with customers/clients
  • Must be passionate about the environment and water conservation
  • 36 months duration

In making the final selection, preference will be given to the following important criteria:

• Applicants must be unemployed

• Applicants must have a suitable qualification

• Applicants in the context of the Employment Equity Act

• Applicants must be South African citizens and must be in possession of a valid South African ID

• Applicants must be under the age of 35 (aligned with the NSDS III) Application must contain the following documents (incomplete applications will not be considered).

Application letter Examples (if you need help)

How To Apply

List of attachments:

  • Application letter
  • CV
  • Certified copies of qualifications
  • Certified copy of Identity Document.

Please use the following reference numbers in your application: Plumbers (GP003); Artisans (GP004); Water Agents (GP005).

The closing date for applications will be: 24th May 2015 Interested persons are requested to email completed applications with relevant attachments to your nearest Province.

Please submit your application to the Province as indicated below quoting the relevant reference in the subject line as the following companies will be assisting with response handling:-

  1. Gauteng-Kone Solutions: email: Plumbers – [email protected]; Artisans – [email protected]; Water Agents – [email protected] 
  2. KwaZulu-Natal-Hutech International Group: email: [email protected]
  3. Eastern Cape-Hutech International Group: email: [email protected]
  4. Western Cape-Azola Human Capital: email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]
  5. Free State- Azola Human Capital: email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]
  6. Mpumalanga-Azola Human Capital: email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]
  7. North West-EOH Tricruit: email: [email protected]
  8. Limpopo-EOH Tricruit: email: [email protected]
  9. Northern Cape-EOH Tricruit: email: [email protected]

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Sourrce : War on Leaks Project

Plumber, Artisan & Water Agent Training Programme at Rand Water
Plumber, Artisan & Water Agent Training Programme at Rand Water