SAA Technical Apprenticeship Programme

Company South African Airways
Available in Gauteng
Location Johannesburg
Deadline June 24, 2019

Short Description

To operate a fully functional maintenance division requires highly skilled technicians. South African Airways Technical Training has recognised this need, and in order to meet the high and exacting standards, has established Apprentice training programmes for eleven trade disciplines. Qualified Senior Instructors, each a specialist in his/her field, facilitate and coach apprentices to ensure total mastery of skills. Apprentices are trained at South African Airways Technical which is located at ORT International Airport. This accredited training facility is one of the most respected in Africa.

Available Trades are as follows:

  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Aircraft Spray Painter
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Aircraft Electrician
  • Aircraft Instrument Technician
  • Aircraft Radiotrician
  • Aircraft Trimming
  • Aircraft Welding


Potential applicants must complete an application form, pass an Aptitude and if shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.

  • Medically fit
  • S.A. Citizen
  • At least 16 years of age
  • Passed Grade 12 with:
    • Mathematics
    • English
    • Physical Science

All subjects compulsory with at least E Symbol on Higher Grade or D Symbol on Standard Grade or

  • a minimum of Achievement level 4 or equivalent) or
  • minimum N3 certificate with Mathematics and Engineering Science D Symbol

Able to communicate in English Prepared to undergo a training course (company sponsored)

Prepared to sign a learner ship contract.

How to apply

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Enquiries and applications can be addressed to:

Recruitment and Selection

South African Airways Technical

Private Bag X12,

OR Tambo International Airport, 1627

Tel: (011) 978 3912 and 978 3935.

Nelly Kewana/ Livhuwani Nekhumbe

Fax: 011 978 1108