City of Johannesburg: Roadworks & Construction Learnership 2023 (X400)

Position Summary

Industry: Economic Development (DED)
Location: 66 Jorissen Place, Braamfontein (Regions D & G)
Job-type: Learnership
Duration: 5 Months
Salary: Market Related
Department: City of Johannesburg


The Skills Programme is an occupationally based learning programme which when completed constitutes credits towards a full qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF): National Certificate: Construction: Roadworks (SAQA ID 24133; NQF level 2)

Such provisioning should be undertaken by a training provider accredited by a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) in terms of the Skills Development Act No. 97 of 1998 that provides unemployed youth from the Johannesburg community to be provided with both theoretical and practical training on their chosen learnership.

This initiative is in support of the objectives of the Skills Development Act (1998) of making workplaces active learning environments for employees and the unemployed.

  • This Learning Opportunity is open to all qualifying LEARNERS in the Johannesburg Community for a period of five (5) months starting from 1 March 2023 until 31 July 2023.
  • Interested applicants are invited to apply for the positions listed in the circular.
  • Complete the online job application form and attach all relevant documents (Certified Qualification/s, ID, and CV).
  • The City of Johannesburg reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Appointments will be made in accordance with the COJ Employment Equity policy and People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • The City of Johannesburg is an equal opportunity employer.

Minimum Requirements

  • This CoJ-supported skills development intervention is accessible ONLY to prospective or aspiring learners/unemployed youths with a maximum NQF 1 certificate and/or Grade 9 General Education and Training (GET) certificate and/or Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) 4 certificate or any other such equivalent qualification or any SAQA recognized NQF 2 equivalent qualification;
  • Only City of Joburg residents will be considered.

Primary Functions

  • Communicate in a road construction environment (verbally, by writing, and signs);
  • Mathematics in a road construction environment (calculate quantities, set out work);
  • Perform team leader supervisory functions (when such unit standards are selected);
  • Conduct general construction activities (as reflected in unit standard elected);
  • Perform supplementary roadworks construction activities;
  • Prospective and aspiring learners must be residing in the regions.

Key Performance Areas

  • be required to pass a written assessment and an interview
  • be required to submit their fingerprints or identity numbers for the purpose of checking criminal records. No other criminal clearances will be acceptable
  • be required to undergo a City medical evaluation
  • be required to undergo a compulsory drug test at a City testing center
  • be required to pass a claustrophobia and acrophobia test (fear of confined spaces and fear of heights)

Core Competencies

  • Communicate in a road construction environment (verbally, by writing, and signs);
  • Mathematics in a road construction environment (calculate quantities, set out work);


Contact Person: Thembelihle Nogemane
Tel No: (011) 703 5513

How to Apply

Apply Online for City of Johannesburg: Roadworks & Construction Learnership 2023 (X400)

Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment/response is received within six (6) weeks of the closing date, they must accept that their application was unsuccessful. By submitting your application for a position at the City of Johannesburg, you are consenting that the personal information submitted as part of your application may be used for the purposes of the Recruitment and Selection and related process.

Closing date

15 February 2023

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