Toyota South Africa is excited to announce a fantastic Toyota Learnership Opportunity for 2024. This program is designed to equip you with the essential skills and experience needed to thrive in the automotive manufacturing industry.

Located in the vibrant city of Durban, this learnership is an incredible chance to start or advance your career with one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers.

Toyota Learnership Programme Details

  • Company: Toyota
  • Location: Durban, South Africa
  • Closing Date: 23 May 2024

Purpose of the Learnership Programme

The Toyota Learnership Programme aims to provide comprehensive training in various key areas, ensuring that you gain practical, hands-on experience. The program covers the following training modules:

  • Work in a Team: Learn how to effectively work within a team environment to achieve common goals.
  • Safety: Understand the importance of maintaining a safe working environment and the best practices to ensure safety.
  • Hand Tools: Gain proficiency in the use and maintenance of various hand tools.
  • Assembly & Manufacturing: Develop skills in reading and interpreting assembly and manufacturing drawings, and gain practical experience in these processes.
  • Drawing & Marking Off: Learn to create accurate drawings and mark materials for processing.
  • Welding: Acquire basic welding techniques and skills.
  • Operate & Monitor Production Machines: Learn to operate and monitor production machines to ensure efficient manufacturing processes.
  • Prepare Surfaces: Understand techniques for preparing surfaces for further processing or finishing.
  • Fire Fighting: Receive training in basic fire fighting to ensure workplace safety.
  • Operations & Dispatch Products: Gain experience in the operations and logistics involved in dispatching products.

Qualifications and Experience

To be eligible for the Toyota Learnership Programme, applicants must have one of the following qualifications:

  • National Technical Certificate (N3 – N6)
  • Matric/Technical Matric with subjects including:
    • Maths & Physical Science or Engineering Science
    • Electrical Trade Theory or Mechanical Trade Theory
    • Motor Trade Theory
    • Mechanical Drawing
    • Graphical Design


Ideal candidates for the Toyota Learnership Programme will demonstrate a range of competencies that are crucial for success in the manufacturing industry. These competencies include:

  • Good Communication Skills: Effective communication is essential in any team environment. Ideal candidates will be able to clearly and concisely communicate their thoughts and ideas to team members and supervisors. This includes the ability to listen actively and provide constructive feedback. Strong communication skills help ensure that tasks are completed correctly and efficiently, and they also contribute to a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Planning and Organizing: The ability to plan and organize tasks is critical in a manufacturing setting where precision and efficiency are paramount. Candidates should be able to prioritize tasks, manage their time effectively, and ensure that all necessary materials and tools are available. Good organizational skills help to minimize downtime and ensure that production schedules are met.
  • Adaptability: The manufacturing industry is dynamic, with tasks and priorities often changing rapidly. Ideal candidates will be flexible and able to adapt to new tasks, tools, and processes as needed. Adaptability also involves being open to learning new skills and technologies, which is essential for continuous improvement and staying competitive in the industry.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical skills are necessary for accurate information gathering and analysis. Candidates should be able to assess situations, identify problems, and develop effective solutions. This includes understanding and interpreting technical drawings and specifications, as well as using data to make informed decisions. Analytical skills help ensure that production processes are efficient and that any issues are resolved quickly.
  • Perseverance: Determination and resilience are key traits for success in any learnership programme. Ideal candidates will be committed to completing tasks, even when faced with challenges or setbacks. Perseverance involves maintaining a positive attitude, staying motivated, and continuously striving to improve. This trait is particularly important in a demanding field like manufacturing, where persistence can lead to significant personal and professional growth.
  • Attention to Detail: In the manufacturing industry, attention to detail is crucial to ensure that products meet quality standards and specifications. Ideal candidates will have a keen eye for detail, ensuring that all work is completed accurately and to the highest standard. This competency helps to minimize errors and defects, which can save time and resources.
  • Teamwork: Working effectively as part of a team is essential in a manufacturing environment. Candidates should be able to collaborate with others, share knowledge, and support their colleagues to achieve common goals. Teamwork fosters a cooperative and productive work environment, where everyone’s contributions are valued.
  • Technical Proficiency: Understanding and being able to use various tools, machinery, and software relevant to the manufacturing process is important. Candidates should have a foundational knowledge of technical subjects and be willing to expand their expertise through hands-on experience and continuous learning.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: The ability to quickly identify issues and implement effective solutions is critical in manufacturing. Candidates should be resourceful and able to think critically to overcome obstacles. Strong problem-solving skills help to maintain smooth operations and ensure that production goals are met.
  • Safety Awareness: A strong awareness of safety protocols and procedures is essential to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment. Ideal candidates will prioritize safety, follow all guidelines, and promote a culture of safety among their peers. This competency helps protect both the individual and the team from potential hazards.


Upon successful completion of the learnership programme, participants will receive an NQF Level 2 certification. This certification will enhance your qualifications and employability within the automotive manufacturing industry.

How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications and competencies listed above, and you are ready to take advantage of this exciting opportunity, apply for the Toyota Learnership Programme today. Ensure you submit your application before the closing date on 23 May 2024.

The Toyota Learnership Opportunity for 2024 in Durban is an excellent chance to gain valuable skills and experience in the automotive manufacturing industry. With comprehensive training and the achievement of an NQF Level 2 certification, this program sets the foundation for a successful career.

Do not miss out on this incredible opportunity—apply before the closing date on 23 May 2024 and take the first step towards a bright future with Toyota.