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Umgeni Water: Artisan x40 Apprenticeship and x13 Learnership May 2018

Umgeni Water, the largest supplier of bulk potable water in the KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, invites applications for its Learnership and Apprenticeship programme to provide trainees with experiential training in Motor Mechanic/ Boiler-making /Instrumentation/ Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.
40 x Apprenticeships and 13 x Learnerships are required for this programme based on both Inland and Coastal regions of Umgeni Water.Trainees are to gain experiential training that will result in the development of their technical knowledge leading to Artisan Trade Certification with the National Artisan Moderation Body (NAMB) and Energy & Water SETA (EWSETA). On completion of the training programme trainees will be required to serve back an obligation of two (2) years.


  • Minimum Qualifications for Apprentice: FET N3 in Boilermaking, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation Engineering and Motor Mechanics.
  • Minimum Qualifications for Learnership: Matric with Mathematics and Physical Science.
  • First preference will be given to applicants who are permanent residence of KwaZulu-Natal (Umgeni Water operational areas).
  • The programme is restricted to South African citizens.
  • Appointment will also be made in the context of Employment Equity Act.
Short-listed applicants may be subjected to competency assessment / or security clearance and will be required to produce original certificate.

How to apply

Interested persons are requested to email/post an application letter, together with their CV’s and certified copies of qualifications and proof of residence to:

Post/e-mail to:
The Skills Development Facilitator
Umgeni Water
P O Box 9
E-mail: [email protected]

For more information contact Tel: (033) 341 1208 or (033) 341 1093

The closing date for application will be: 19 May 2015

If you do not receive a reply within four (4) weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.