is a focussed and integrated freight transport company which is
essentially driven by five operating divisions Transnet freight rail,
Transnet engineering, Transnet national ports authority, Transnet port
terminals, Transnet pipelines and specialist units (Transnet Capital
Projects and Transnet Property).
These operating divisions, supported by Company-wide specialist
functions, give meaning to our philosophy of “One Company, One
It is with pride that we announce that our business philosophy of
“delivering freight reliably” not only applies to our
business practices but also to you as one of our prospective future
bursary holders. This aligns to address Transnet’s skills needs in
support of the Transnet Market Demand Strategy.
We welcome the interest you have shown in Transnet as a prospective
future employer and trust that we can, through our bursary scheme,
assist you to make your dreams come true.
Full-time bursaries are awarded annually according to the employment
needs of the company. All our full-time students are viewed as potential
employees – depending on vacancies being available after successfully
completing their qualifications.
The comprehensive bursary, covers the following:
- Tuition fees
- Accommodation and meals
- Book Allowance
- Experiential training
Students are allowed to study at a South African University of their
own choice who offers the relevant fields of study.
Fields of Study
|This list may vary depending on
the needs of the company:
|Industrial (Ref no: 60000173)
||Mechatronic (Ref no: 60000174)
|Electrical (heavy current) (Ref no: 60000167)
||Metallurgy (physical) (Ref no: 60000170)
|Electronic (Ref no: 60000171)
|Mechanical (Ref no: 60000169)
|Civil (Ref no: 60000175)
After the screening of applications by the Transnet Bursary Department,
candidates - based on academic performance on secondary or tertiary
level - will be invited to be interviewed. The interviews will take
place in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town and Durban.
The final selection and award is subjective to the following:
- Satisfactory academic results
- Medical fitness
What will Transnet expect from me? (Contractual Obligations)
Students are required to render one year's service for every year of
financial aid received from Transnet after acquiring the qualification.
Subjects failed must be repeated at student’s own cost. Termination of
the bursary will be in consultation with the student and the training
If the student fails to comply with the requirements of the bursary
agreement, the bursary becomes payable in terms of the agreement.
The bursary will be renewed annually if the student’s academic
performance is satisfactory.
Vacation work is available during June/July or December/January
The following information must be supplied.
- Required period
- Preferred location
Accommodation arrangements are the student’s responsibility and must be
paid for by the student with the allowance received.
Work Integrated Learning
University of Technology Students:
Transnet provides work integrated to students who have a completed S4
in-order to obtain the qualification in line with the requirements set
by the training institution.