Positions Available: 50
Company : Afgri
Posted : 2022-Oct-27

Closing Date: 11 November 2022
Location : Nationwide South Africa
Job Ref #: AO-933

Industry: Horticulture/Agriculture
Job Type: Contract

AFGRI Equipment offers an exciting apprenticeship opportunity to dynamic, self-motivated individuals with the

necessary technical ability to qualify as an Artisan. This is a 3-year Apprenticeship Programme that will allow the successful

apprentices to grow within AFGRI under the mentorship of our highly experienced and dedicated Artisans.

Job Description
AFGRI is offering an opportunity for an exciting apprentice training programme at

our various branches in South Africa. We seek dynamic, self-motivated individuals with the necessary technical ability

wishing to qualify as an Artisan are invited to apply. The Apprenticeship Programme affords the incumbent the opportunity to

grow within AFGRI under the mentorship of our leaders, informal training as well as on-the-job development rotations in multidisciplinary teams.

This apprenticeship will be a 3-year in-service training experience. This will be towards a qualification known as Tractor

Mechanic. The first 6 months is the probation time period. This period is used for the company and the employee to

make sure it is a long-term relationship. Any party may withdraw in this period without any consequences. Thereafter the

apprentice will be bound by an AFGRI contract and start his actual training. This training includes: The apprentice will be

going to a Practical Training Institute in the different phases needed (If needed). At the same time, the apprentice will be written-in

for N subjects needed at a College and will study as distance learning (If needed and if available). It is expected to attend

classes on Saturdays also. The distance learning might continue as needed while at the workplace. The apprentice will undergo

Product Training at the John Deere Training Facility in Boksburg and other suppliers as well as Internal training hosted by our own Specialists.

The above-mentioned training does not have training costs involved to the apprentice if passes, but any training failed

needs to be redone at own costs. All the Apprenticeships are bound by the contract. This is a 3-year contract with AFGRI.

Should the apprentice withdraw within the period of apprenticeship or the “work-back period” there will be costs involved.

Depending on the time and phase of withdrawal, the costs will be calculated. It is expected that the apprentice work back

the time it took him to qualify. The contract cannot be extended for more than 4 years.

If the apprentice has not been qualified in 4 years, the contract expires.

The duties of the Apprentice will include:

Trained to be a Tractor Mechanic / Technician

Repair and maintenance of related equipment
Responsible for stock control

Customer service
General work in the workplace
To complete this application, you need at

least 60min. Please take your time to complete this application.

Job Requirements

Valid Driver’s license
Communication Skills
Admin Skills

Computer literacy
N2 subjects:

Engineering Science
Diesel Trade Theory
and anyone of the following

Industrial Electronics
Engineering / Technical Drawing
Motor Trade Theory

Should the applicant not have the N2 qualification, the Matric Certificate will also be taken into consideration if the applicant

has subjects such as:
Mathematics (Not Literacy) (At least 40% / E-Symbol)

Technical Mathematics (Not Literacy) (At least 40% / E-Symbol)
Physical Science (At least 40% / E-Symbol)

Technical Science (At least 40% / E-Symbol)
Engineering Graphics and Design (At least 40% / E-Symbol)

Applicants who are not in possession of the above qualifications can undertake N2 requirement subjects through Further

Education and Training sponsored by AFGRI as part of the programme.


A highly motivated individual
Attention to detail
Team player


Complete the screening and assessment questions to the best of your own

knowledge. You might need at least 30 min for it.


Learners must avail themselves for an interview and assessment process as defined by the company.

Closing Date: 11 November 2022

Please note that correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

Applicants who have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date may assume that their applications have been

unsuccessful and are hereby thanked for their interest. The filling of these positions

will be aligned to AFGRI’s Employment Equity Policy

Applicants are informed that in order to consider any application for employment,

we will have to process your personal information.

A law, known as the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) provides that when one processes

another’s personal information, such collection, retention, dissemination and

use of that person’s personal information must be done in a lawful and transparent manner.

In order to give effect to this right, we are under a duty to provide you with a number of details pertaining to the processing of

your personal information. These details are housed under the HR Processing Notice, which can be accessed and viewed

on the AFGRI Group website, HR

Processing Notice we request you kindly download and read.

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