Artisan Development Programme


eThekwini Municipality is offering training opportunities to individuals with a genuine interest in pursuing a career to qualify as an artisan in any of the identified trades.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants to participate in the eThekwini Municipal Artisan Development Programme in various trades for a period of the trade programme, which would be no longer than three years.
Opportunities for artisan development are available in the following trades: Diesel Mechanic, Millwright (inclusive of both Fitting and Electrical trade), Auto Electrical, Carpentry & Electrical.

Essential Requirements:
i) Minimum N2 certifi cate including the relevant trade theory subject; or
ii) Technical/Grade 12 with Maths and Physical Science/ Engineering science and related trade theory subject; or
iii) Relevant (directly related to the trade theory subjects) N6 certifi cate or National Technical diploma (S or N stream)
iv) Be eThekwini Residents (proof of residence required)
v) Be a South African citizen with valid identity document (ID)
vi) Applicants must be unemployed;
vii) Must have passion and interest on the fi elds applied for;
viii) Applicants must be between the age of 18 -35 years;
ix) Applicants should not have participated in a similar apprenticeship programme before;
x) A pplications must be submitted through on-line application system found at- and click on e-Careers. Applicants are advised that fax, e-mails, manual and late applications will not be accepted

Applicants will be required to undergo various pre-assessments as part of the recruitment process for consideration.
Candidates will be required to complete an apprenticeship programme as per the specified and regulated criteria of the applicable Seta and the National Artisan Moderating Body.
The programme will involve practical training on-site as well as attendance at a training institution to obtain the theory component. At the end of the training programme, the apprentice will undergo a formal trade test to qualify as an Artisan in the relevant trade.

Applications must be submitted on-line by following the under mentioned registration process:
Step 1: Log onto , click Jobs. Choose Internships & Learnerships.
Ensure that you choose the correct option to be able to see the jobs.
Step 2: Create a User Profile by clicking on Sign Up. If you already have a profile click on Log In.
Step 3: Once your profile has been created on the system, you will receive an email confirming that you have successfully registered.
Step 4: Once logged in, you may complete and submit your application
Step 5: Ensure that all fi elds are populated
Step 6: Once you have submitted an application, an email acknowledging your application will be sent to your inbox, so ensure you have a valid email address.

Applicants are required to complete the eThekwini Municipality application form indicating the name of position applied for, example: ADP – Electrical (including all supporting documents) are to be delivered at Human Resources: Centre of Excellence, 21 Archie Gumede Street, Durban, 4001 no later than 15 June 2023 At 12 (Midday)

CLOSING DATE : 15 June 2023
ENQUIRIES : Zimele Cele (031 311 3252) / Bright Shabalala (031 311 3451)
No Late, fax and email applications will be considered


  1. Do you have technical matric /Grade 12 or N2 certifi cate including the relevant trade theory subject or Relevant (directly related to the trade theory subjects) N6 certifi cate or National Technical diploma (S or N stream)? (Y/ N)
  2. Are you unemployed and between the age of 18 to 35? (Y/N)
  3. Have not done the any apprenticeship programme before? (Y/N)
  4. Are you a resident of eThekwini Municipality? (Y/N)

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