Westfalia Fruit: Apprenticeship Programme 2024 Intake

Job Summary

Applications are ongoing for the Westfalia Fruit Apprenticeship Programme 2024 Intake.

Closing date: 08 March 2024

Location: Westfalia Fruit, Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa

Careers at Westfalia

Westfalia Fruit offers unique opportunities for individuals to pursue their goals and to excel and grow intellectually in order to attain personal, as well as professional, wellbeing. Being a multinational organisation, the importance of diversity is well recognised and we believe that a career with Westfalia can open a world of opportunity and career growth.

Throughout its integrated business – from its dedicated scientists using leading-edge technology in its laboratories and nurseries; its horticulturalists in its orchards; its engineers and technologists in its packhouses, ripening and processing plants; right up to its vibrant and dynamic marketing teams – the continuing success of the Westfalia Fruit brand relies on its committed staff.

Investment in training, development and education of employees and their dependants is a vital and important part of Westfalia’s business. Employees at all levels of education are encouraged to improve their skills and qualifications.

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In South Africa, bursaries are made available to dependants of employees for tertiary education. Westfalia also provides crèche and educational support facilities on some of its properties, as well as wellness facilities.

About the Apprenticeships

Westfalia Fruit Estates is offering three years Apprenticeship Programme opportunities for unemployed youth who are passionate about technical skills. Interested candidates are invited to apply for the exciting opportunities in the following Trades:

Diesel Mechanic x 02TzaneenPlumberTzaneen
Fitter and TurnerTzaneenBricklayerTzaneen
ElectricianTzaneenBoilermaker x 02Tzaneen/Howick
Millwright x 02Tzaneen/MidrandMechanical FitterHowick

Skills and Knowledge

  • Planning and organising
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention Details
  • Team player
  • Eager to learn new skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have completed Grade 12 with Mathematics and Science
  • Unemployed youth ages between 18 and 35
  • Must have trade related N3 certificate or NCV Level 4
  • No Criminal Record
  • Must be South African citizen with a valid ID document.
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How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Application letter
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Certified copy of your Matric certificate and NCV Level 04 or N courses qualifications

Interested individuals must submit their applications to:

Closing Date: 08 March 2024

Please note:

  • All certified documents must not be older than three months.
  • Kindly note that there is no standard application form. Covering letter serve as application.
  • If you do not hear from us 04 weeks after closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will receive communication.
  • This is fixed contract and does not guarantee a job at the end of the contract.
  • No late applications will be considered.

For any enquiries please: Jackson Maphalla Tel: 015 309 0106


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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