Are you a recent high school graduate with a keen interest in starting a career in the technical field? Sasol, a renowned global integrated chemicals and energy company, is offering an exceptional opportunity through its Sasol Learnership Programme in Sasolburg.

This programme is designed to equip young South Africans with the skills and knowledge required to excel in various technical disciplines.

Sasol Learnership Programme Overview

The Sasol Learnership Programme aims to provide hands-on training and theoretical education in several technical fields. The programme covers four main disciplines:

  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrician
  • Chemical Plant Operator

Each discipline is tailored to impart specific skills necessary for a successful career in the respective fields. The training includes a combination of classroom instruction and practical experience, ensuring that learners are well-prepared to meet the demands of the industry.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Sasol Learnership Programme, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • A completed National Senior Certificate or equivalent with a pass in:
    • Technical Mathematics/Mathematics SG/HG
    • English/Business English SG/HG
    • Technical/Physical Science SG/HG

Applicants must provide truthful information and valid documents during the application process. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

Benefits of the Programme

Participating in the Sasol Learnership Programme offers numerous benefits:

  • Skill Development: Gain valuable technical skills and knowledge in your chosen discipline.
  • Practical Experience: Hands-on training prepares you for real-world challenges.
  • Career Opportunities: Successful completion of the programme enhances your employability in the technical field.
  • Networking: Connect with industry professionals and peers, building a network that can support your career growth.

Application Process

The application process for the Sasol Learnership Programme is straightforward but rigorous. Here are the steps you need to follow:

  • Application Submission: Applications open on 26 June 2024 and close on 9 July 2024. Ensure you apply within this period.
  • Shortlisting: Sasol will shortlist candidates based on the eligibility criteria and the information provided in the application.
  • Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
  • Psychometric Assessment: Candidates who pass the interview will undergo a psychometric assessment to evaluate their suitability for the programme.
  • Medical and Fitness Assessment: Successful candidates will then undergo a medical and fitness assessment.
  • Security Clearance: A security clearance will be conducted to ensure the safety and integrity of all participants.
  • Qualification Verification: Sasol will verify the qualifications of the candidates to ensure they meet the necessary standards.
  • Selection: Finally, selected candidates will be notified and enrolled in the programme.

Applicants who do not hear back within 30 days after the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

Equal Opportunity and Inclusivity

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The company is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals, with a focus on diversity and inclusion. Preference is given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities in accordance with Sasol’s Employment Equity Plan. Reasonable accommodation is provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

The Sasol Learnership Programme is an excellent opportunity for young South Africans to kickstart their careers in the technical field. By providing comprehensive training and education, Sasol is paving the way for a brighter future for its learners. If you meet the eligibility criteria and are passionate about pursuing a career in one of the four disciplines, don’t miss this chance to apply and take the first step towards a promising career.

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