2013 Eskom Bursaries: Electrical (Heavy Current) Technical College Bursar X6

Position: Electrical (Heavy Current) Technical College Bursar X6
Task Grade: TR5
Area of specialisation: Electrical Maintenance
Department: Training
Business Unit: Koeberg Operating Unit
Location: Western Cape
Reference Number: 50129264DK/329-1005548

Closing Date: 04 January 2013

Minimum Requirements

  • Qualification(s) :
    • Grade 12 (Technical / Academic) with Maths and Science
    • Grade 10 (Technical / Academic) with N3 Heavy Current including Mathematics, Engineering Science, Trade theory and Industrial Electronics / Logics
  • Desired Requirements:
    • Grade 10 or higher with N3 including Mathematics, Science, Electrotechnics and Industrial Electronics / Logics
    • Relevant NCV 4 qualification with Grade 10 or higher including Mathematics and Science

Key Responsibilities

  • Be a team player
  • Be safety conscious
  • Have emotional resilience
  • Be responsible and committed
  • Have the ability to perform physical work
  • Have a high level of drive and motivation
  • Have a high level of technical learning ability
  • Have the ability to understand technical concepts
  • Have a conscientious and self-disciplined approach
  • The successful applicants would be expected to complete a 4 year apprentice programme

If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Note that the appointment of the candidate is at Eskom’s sole discretion, taking into account factors that Eskom considers relevant including but not limited to Eskom’s employment equity policy. Eskom supports a smoke-free environment.


2013 PPS Bursaries (Various fields)

PPS bursaries are awarded on financial need basis and scholarships on academic excellence. The bursaries are paid directly to the university where the recipient is studying and are administered by the university to cover university fees and textbook costs.

The applications for 2013 year of study have now opened. To be eligible for the 2013 awards, the student must be registered at a South African university registering for a fourth academic year of study or post-graduate degree and must be studying towards a profession, which on qualification, would be eligible for PPS membership.

PPS membership is open to graduate professionals who hold at least a four-year degree or the equivalent thereof in a profession that is elligible for PPS membership, such as an Honours, Masters, M.Tech or D.Tech degree, and who are practising in the field of their study. Membership is at the discretion of the PPS Board.

The following professions are accepted by PPS:

  • Accountants
  • Actuaries
  • Advocates
  • Attorneys
  • Architects
  • Dentists
  • Doctors
  • Engineers (Electrical & Mechanical with four year degree)
  • Farmer (with four year degree in agriculture)
  • Nurses (with four year B.Cur degree)
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Radiologists
  • Radiographers
  • Scientists
  • Surgeons
  • Auditor
  • Dietician
  • Veterinarian
  • Gynaecologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech and Hearing Therapist
  • Human Resources Practitioner
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Political Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Linguist
  • Biokineticist
  • Social Worker
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Audiologist
  • Mathematician
  • Agriculturalist
  • Economist
  • Historian
  • Meteorologist
  • Town and Regional Planner
  • Astronomist
  • Botanist
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Ecologist
  • Land Surveyor
  • And other professions

The student must also be a citizen or permanent resident of South Africa. Recipients of the PPS Scholarship and Bursary awards will be required to become PPS Student members at no additional cost.

CLOSING DATE 15 January 2013


2013 KZN Department of Transport Bursary

Are you a resident of the Kwa-Zulu Natal province? Do you require funding for your studies in 2013? A bursary from the KwaZulu Natal Department of Transport maybe the answer to finally achieving your dreams:

The KwaZulu Natal Department of Transport invites applicants who wish to further their studies in the following fields of study:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Transportation Management &
  • Masters Degree (provided that the final thesis is in the field of road safety) (2)


  • Applicants must reside in KwaZulu Natal
  • Applicants must have been accepted at a recognized tertiary institution
  • Be between the ages of 18-35

Interested applicants must complete the 2013 prescribed application (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD)

Applicants must forward their applications via post together with supporting documents to the Department of Transport, Private Bag X9043, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 for the attention of Ms B Reddy.

Any incomplete applications and non-submission of all supporting documents will result in the application being disqualified.
Closing date: 28 September 2012

For further enquiries contact: Ms B Reddy: Tel: 0333558828 OR Ms S R Sibisi Tel: 0333558794

BHP Billiton Bursary 2013

BHP Billiton mines minural resources from over 100 locations throughout the world, the company employs about 100,000 employees and contractors across its plants. Do you want to join this global company?

BHP Billiton invites suitable qualified candidates to apply for the bursary for studies in 2013. This bursary is administered by CareerWise.

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What are the requirements?

  • You must be studying or planning to study towards a Bachelors degree in any of the following:
    • Engineering (Mechanical /Electrical /
      Mining/Metallurgy/ Chemical)
    • Geology
    • Accounting
    • Mine Survey
  • You must be in Grade 12, University or University of Technology in South Africa.
  • You must be willing to sign an employment contract with BHP Billiton
  • This bursary will be awarded based on academic merit, financial need, and suitability for employment in one of BHP Billiton’s operations

How to apply for the BHP Billiton Bursary 2013?

To apply for this bursary, please download the application form here (CLICK), fill it in and return it to CareerWise at:

Postal Address:

Career Wise (Pty) Ltd

PO Box 30632, Braamfontein, 2017

Fax: 086 602 8949

e-mail: info[at]careerwise.co.za

For any further questions contact CareerWise by phone: (011) 484 7505

CLOSING DATE: 30 May 2012

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The Sasol Bursary for 2013

The Sasol bursary is one of South Africa’s long running bursary schemes in the fields of science, engineering, commerce and maths. The online application process for this bursary is now open and will run until 29 February 2012 for 2013 tuition. There are no application forms to download and fill-in, the entire process is online at the Sasol Bursaries website: http://www.sasolbursaries.com .

The fields of study covered by the Sasol Bursary in 2013

B Eng or BSc Engineering



B Sc

Chemistry (Masters compulsory)
Geology (Hons compulsory)
Metallurgy (Hons compulsory)

B Com

Logistics (Hons compulsory)
Informatics (Hons compulsory)
Procurement & Supply (Hons compulsory)
Accounting/ BBscience CA Stream (CTA, PGDA compulsory)

What does the Sasol Bursary pay for?

According to Sasol, the bursary is a comprehensive bursary which includes the following:

  • 100% of the prescribed university tuition fees, registration fees and exams fees.
  • An amount equal to the average rate for accommodation in a single room at a university hostel at the university at which the Sasol bursar is studying. This rate is determined by Sasol in conjunction with the university.
  • An amount for meals based on three meals per day as determined by the university.
  • An amount of approximately R8000,00 per annum, towards book and pocket money.

Where can I apply and get more information about the Sasol Bursary?

To apply for the Sasol Bursary scheme or to get more information visit their website by clicking here. If you do not have access to a computer or internet cafe please contact the Sasol Bursary Application Helpline at 086 010 6235.


The application process is online and the closing date is: 29 February 2012