Everything To Know About Sasol Learnerships

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Sasol, a leading integrated energy and chemical company, offers learnership programs to provide valuable skills and experience to young individuals. These learnerships are designed to empower participants and prepare them for the competitive job market. 

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Sasol learnerships provide a valuable opportunity for you to gain practical experience, enhance your skills, and even boost your employability.

It serves as a stepping stone towards a successful and fulfilling career, providing a solid foundation for professional growth and advancement.

What Are Sasol Learnerships?

Sasol learnerships are structured programs that combine theoretical learning with practical work experience. These initiatives are aimed at equipping you with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in your chosen fields.

Learnerships are offered in various disciplines, including engineering, chemistry, finance, human resources, information technology, and more. These programs typically span a period of 12 to 24 months, during which learners receive both classroom instruction and on-the-job training.

In a Sasol learnership, you can expect to learn a range of skills and knowledge specific to your chosen field. The exact content and curriculum of the learnership will depend on the program you are enrolled in.

But typically you can learn about the industry regulations and standards, problem-solving and critical thinking as well as communication and collaboration. 

How To Apply For Sasol Learnerships

To apply for a Sasol learnership, follow these simple steps:

1. Research Available Learnerships

Visit the Sasol website or contact their Human Resources department to find out about the learnership programs currently being offered. Take note of the application opening and closing dates for each program.

2. Check Eligibility Criteria

Carefully review the eligibility criteria for the learnership you are interested in. Ensure that you meet the minimum requirements in terms of educational qualifications, age, and any other specified criteria.

3. Prepare Required Documents

Gather all the necessary documents for your application. There may include:

- your curriculum vitae (CV),

- certified copies of academic certificates (these may include your Matric/Grade 12 certificate and any tertiary qualifications),

- your ID,

- and a cover letter (highlight your relevant skills, experiences, and motivations). 

Make sure these documents are up to date and accurately reflect your qualifications and experiences.

4. Submit Your Application

Follow the application instructions provided by Sasol. This may involve completing an online application form or submitting your documents via email or post. Pay attention to any additional requirements or supporting documents that may be needed.

5. Keep Track of Application Progress

After submitting your application, monitor the progress of your application by regularly checking the status on the Sasol website or by contacting the relevant department. This will allow you to stay informed about the selection process and any further steps you need to take.

Requirements for Sasol Learnerships

While specific requirements may vary depending on the learnership program, there are some common prerequisites for Sasol learnerships. These typically include:

1. Education: Applicants must have a minimum of a Grade 12 certificate (Matric) or an equivalent qualification. Some learnerships may require higher educational qualifications, such as a relevant diploma or degree.

2. Age Restrictions: Learnerships are generally open to individuals between the ages of 18 and 35. However, certain programs may have specific age requirements.

3. Competencies and Skills: Depending on the program, Sasol may require applicants to possess specific skills or competencies relevant to the field of study. These can include computer literacy, problem-solving abilities, communication skills, and a passion for learning and personal development.

4. South African Citizenship: Sasol learnerships are typically open to South African citizens only. Proof of citizenship may be required during the application process. Non-South African citizens may be eligible for certain learnerships if they possess the necessary work permits or visas.

5. Health and Safety: Some learnerships, particularly those in technical or operational fields, may require applicants to meet certain health and safety standards. This could include passing a medical examination to ensure physical fitness and the ability to work in potentially hazardous environments.

For more detailed information about specific learnership programs, it is advisable that you visit the Sasol website or contact their Human Resources department directly.


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