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Transet Operations Learnership

ByBen Vick

Dec 1, 2023

This job opportunity is open to external applicants. Our commitment to Employment Equity involves giving preference to qualified individuals who are members of designated groups, aligning with the organization’s Employment Equity Plan and Targets.

Interested applicants must apply through the Careers section on the Transnet Internet platform. Care should be taken to complete all required details on the profile before applying for the position.

Alternatively, applicants can submit their completed Curriculum Vitae via post, email, or fax.

The application deadline is 06.12.2023, and it’s the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that HR receives the application before the closing date.

If there’s no contact within 30 days of the closing date, consider the application unsuccessful.

For inquiries about the application or recruitment process, contact [email protected] in writing.

Fraud or Corruption Reporting:

All employees, clients, the public, and suppliers are urged to report fraud or corruption at Transnet. Call the toll-free hotline: 0800 003 056 or email [email protected].

Job Details:

Operating Division: TPT POD Corporate H/O

Position Title: Sector Specific Trainee

Employee Group: Trainee

Department: People Mgmt

Location: Durban

Reporting To: Operations Manager

Grade Level: SSTFT

Reference Number: 203561

Position Purpose:

The Training Programme aims to develop a pipeline for key roles within Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) through a structured 12-month training initiative. It places learners in specific areas according to their academic background, career aspirations, and business requirements.

Position Outputs:

  • Follow a structured training program
  • Undergo performance reviews and assessments
  • Perform all duties in the development program and others reasonably required by Transnet Port Terminals.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 / Matric or NQF Level 4 equivalent (based at TPT Richards Bay Terminal)
  • Completed Certificate program (logistics, operations management, or related) is advantageous.


  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills and relationship building
  • Conflict management and resolution
  • Effective writing skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Service-oriented
  • Can-do attitude
  • Integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Packages
  • Ability to multi-task

Note: Preference will be given to King Cetshwayo district.

By Ben Vick

Ben Vick is a Content Writer and Creator at Careersroom. He focuses on creating well-researched and unique content and believes that all weaknesses can be turned into strengths with time, effort, and practice.

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