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.
South Africa Airways (SAA) started operating in 1934 when the Union Airways’ assets and liabilities were taken over by the South African government.
Today, SAA fly their customers to more than 35 destinations throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America and the Middle East.
SAA Technical Training have recognised a need for highly skilled technicians in their maintenance division, which is why they have implemented a learnership/ apprenticeship programme in each of the eleven trade disciplines listed below.
Each year, SAA provides learnership opportunities within the following fields:
Candidates are expected to complete the programme in 2 to 3 years
Application forms can be downloaded from the official SAA website
Candidates must submit their completed application form to:
Recruitment and Selection
South African Airways Technical
Private Bag X12
OR Tambo International Airport
Applicants will be required to undergo an aptitude test and shortlisted applicants will then be interviewed.
Recruitment and Selection: South African Airways Technical
Nelly Kewana/ Livhuwani Nekhumbe
Tel: 011 978 3912/ 3935
Fax: 011 978 1108