SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA (previously known as Powertech Transformers) has two factories one in Pretoria, Gauteng and the other in Epping, Cape Town.


Apprentices Required

Department: Training

Fitter/Turner Apprentice x 1
Welder Apprentice x 1
Millwright Apprentice x 2
Boilermaker Apprentices x 2

Job Specification:

The successful candidates will undertake a 3 years Apprenticeship Programme as per MERSETA requirements. During the programme they will be taught theoretical knowledge and practical skills about the trade to equip them to qualify as Artisans.


  • To complete daily task and activities;
  • To do all the modules at an accredited Training college;
  • Adhere to time and attendance both within the company and Training college;
  • Adhere to Health and Safety procedures;
  • Adhere to housekeeping standards at all times.

Personal Specification

  • Grade 12 or N3 certificate;
  • Must have done the following subjects (Mathematics, Science, Drawing);
  • At least must have done a relevant Trade theory course.

Deadline: 11 January 2019

Contact Details:

CV’s must be submitted to Monica Mamabolo via email to with the job title and applicant’s name in the subject line. If the applicant does not comply with instructions the application will be unsuccessful.
Telephone no: (012) 318 9704/9911.

Assessments will be one of the methods utilised to determine the successful candidate.

Please note that SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA shall apply the employment equity principles as set out in the company’s Employment Equity policy.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with.