SAA Technical Apprentice Training 2021

SAA Apprenticeship

South African Airways Technical Training Apprenticeship Programs are based on the Modular Competency Based Training (CBMT) philosophy. The apprenticeship department is the main developer of this training. CBMT is a structured and individualized learning process that is self-paced but managed over time. A course plan indicating the objective and the number of modules is arranged in a sequential logical order. Each module covers a specific area of ​​the courses and addresses the skills appropriately. Each module ends with the successful completion of a criteria test.

Although each respective course does not have a time limit, but rather a performance, the time required to successfully master the required modules depends largely on the individual’s own initiative and motivation: however, on average, a learner must complete a course. complete in 2-3 years.

Other Opportunity: Rand Water Learnership 

If necessary, trainees are expected to take and pass a Technical College block course, and then undergraduate studies are optional. Each profession has specific tasks / responsibilities to ensure the airworthiness and safety of aircraft. Each candidate is expected to choose, in order of preference from the list of occupations and based on their interests, abilities and potential, the occupation that interests them most.

-Airplane mechanic
-Aircraft spray painter
-Composite aircraft structures
-Aircraft electrician
-Aircraft Instrument Technician
-Aeronautical radiotrician
-Aircraft structural workers
-Aircraft cutout
-Aircraft turner machinist
-Aircraft welding
-Plater electric plane

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


Medically fit
At least 16 years old

Passed grade 12 with:

All subjects are compulsory with at least the symbol E in the upper class or the symbol D in the standard class or
a minimum of pass level 4 or equivalent) or
Minimum N3 certificate with the symbol D for mathematics and engineering sciences
Able to communicate in English Ready to undergo training (sponsored by the company)

Ready to sign a learning boat contract.

Other Opportunity: Volkswagen In-service traineeship

Queries and requests can be addressed to:

Recruitment and selection

South African Airways Technician

Private bag X12,

OR Tambo International Airport, 1627

Tel: (011) 978 3912 and 978 3935.

Nelly Kewana / Livhuwani Nekhumbe

Fax: 011 978 1108

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