Komatsu South Africa Millwright Apprenticeship Programme 2024

Job Summary

Komatsu South Africa is recruiting unemployed youth for the Millwright Apprenticeship Programme 2024.

Job Title: Apprentice: Millwright (Kolomela) 

  • Company: Komatsu South Africa 
  • Reference Number: 7137

Location: Northern Cape, Kolomela region

Komatsu South Africa has an opportunity for matriculates between the ages of 18 and 25 years to join the 4 year Apprentice program at our Branchbased in the Northern Cape, Kolomela region.

Careers at Komatsu South Africa

Komatsu employ more than 1400 people across Southern Africa and offer much more than just employment.

We’re talking about a long-term career providing rewarding opportunities for training and personal development. We believe that people can grow in a supportive team environment that fosters and encourages creative thinking.

We are looking for individuals who are committed to quality, recognise and focus on their “customers”, commit to “digging” deep into discovering why problems are occurring, realise the benefit of understanding what is actually going on in the workplace to solve problems and/or make improvements.

Komatsu South Africa has an exciting opportunity for passionate young people to join the 4-year Apprentice program at our eMalahleni branch.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Must be between the age of 18-25 years
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Must have passed the following subjects on NQF Level 4:

  • Mathematics / Technical Mathematics (Not Mathematics literacy)
  • Physical Science / Technical Science
  • Mechanical Technology / Automotive Repair & Maintenance
  • Electrical Technology
  • Engineering Graphic and Design

Job Specification

  • Observing, learning and understanding a wide range of Technical skill modules and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff
  • To be able to demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team, to undertake tasks as instructed and increasing overall contribution to the organisation

  • To undertake and successfully complete prescribed apprentice modules as per merSETA throughout the training period, achieving the theoretical knowledge and practical skills
  • Learning and understanding the importance of Health and safety within the workspace
  • To learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair

  • To maintain a logbook over the duration of the apprenticeship period, recording projects that have   been undertaken and the skills learned
  • To maintain and to ensure general good housekeeping of the workplace
  • To maintain a smart appearance and to act in a professional manner at all times
  • To perform any other duties appropriate to the role 
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  • Accepting Responsibility
  • Adapting to Change
  • Displaying Technical Expertise
  • Working Safely
  • Demonstrating Tenacity and Perseverance 

How to Apply

Documents to be attached

  • Identification document (ID)
  • Qualifications

Recruitment and selection processes are managed according to Komatsu’s B-BBEE policies. Internal applicants receive preference.

Candidates will be expected to pass a relevant medical examination, and agree to verification checks. Only online applications will be considered.

It is the responsibility of the employee to inform their line manager about their application for another position.


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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