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Transnet Graduate Trainee Opportunities 2023 | Open to Young Graduates

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Transnet Company is currently accepting applications from motivated and exceptional young graduates for Transnet Graduate Trainee Program in Marine technology. The Company workplace offers outstanding opportunities aimed towards attracting results driven individuals who are suitably qualified and who can aspire to even greater heights in the company.


During the various trainee courses, learners will be experienced the multi-million rand full-mission Ship Handling Simulator. It is used to train Marine Pilots and Tug Masters, bringing them up to par with the International Standards Training, Certification and Watch-keeping (STCW) requirements and refining their skills with refresher training.

Company/Organization(s): Transnet South Africa

Program Location: South Africa

Program Duration: Not Stated

Available Slot: Several

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor degree & Masters

Nationality: All nationalities

Transnet Graduate Trainee Program 2024 | What to Anticipate

Furthermore, the Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE) is equipped with Terminal Operations Simulators, an RTG Crane, and a Ship-to-Shore Container Crane, which will afford learners the real-time opportunity to operate, maneuver, and acquaint themselves with all equipment and machinery related to terminal operations.

Additional simulators, including the Reach Stacker, Counter Balance, Mobile Harbour Crane, Rail Mounted Gantry, Straddle Carrier, and Truck Handling Simulator, will be accessible to enhance the comprehensive training offered by the Maritime School of Excellence.

Eligibility Criteria To qualify for the Transnet Graduate Trainee Program, applicants are required to meet the following criteria:

Operator Lifting Equipment (OLE): As an OLE, your focus will be on supporting port and terminal operations. You will need to have:

  • Completed your high school education (Grade 12/matric) with Mathematics and Physical Science.
  • A valid Code 8/EB driver’s license, which should be valid for at least three years.
  • Proficiency in computer usage.
  • Physical fitness and good health.
  • Willingness to work in shifts and adverse weather conditions.
  • Successful completion of a pre-entry examination and a medical examination, which includes an assessment of hand-eye coordination, depth perception, and the ability to work at heights.
  • Possession of a technical certificate or knowledge in the N1-N6 range will be advantageous.

Skipper Port Operations (SPO): As an SPO, you’ll be responsible for vessels weighing over 25 tons but less than 200 tons in a port operations area. You will need:

  • Successful completion of high school education (Grade 12/matric) with mathematics and physical science.
  • Passing scores in both a pre-entry examination and a medical examination.

Marine Motorman Grade II (MMG): As an MMG, your responsibilities will involve maintenance, repairs, and servicing of engines and auxiliary systems on board a vessel within a port operations area, under the supervision of the Chief Engineer. For this role, you should have:

  • Completed your high school education (Grade 12/matric) with mathematics and physical science.
  • An EGPR/GPR (general purpose rating).
  • Successful completion of a pre-entry examination and a medical examination.
  • Physical fitness and good health.

Minimum requirements can vary by course, but generally, a Grade 12 qualification with a Level 4 in the following compulsory subjects is needed: English, Mathematics, and Physical Science.

Application Deadline: Not Stated




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