About Eskom Vacancies
Eskom Learnerships 2017-2018 are offered to school-leavers and unemployed individuals from different communities. An Eskom learnership form part of the government’s National Skills Development Strategy to create skills and ease poverty and unemployment. It is also part of Eskom’s human resource development (HRD) strategy to enhance the quality of training, education, and development amongst South Africa’s youth.
Eskom achieves this via various academic and skills development programmes, including learnerships. The majority of these programmes target beneficiaries from previously disadvantaged communities. Eskom’s target is to maintain the learner baseline at 12% of the personnel complement.
To this end, Eskom provides opportunities for 2 350 unemployed youth on its various learnership programmes per year. These programmes include Electrical, Mechanical, Welding, Control and Instrumentation, Fitting & Turning, Heat Pumps, and Administrative training.
Tertiary students voted Eskom South Africa as the best Engineering & Technology company to work for.
Eskom generally offers various learnerships under the banner of Eskom FET Learners/Learnerships (including Learner Plant Operators), for which the following general rules apply: