Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd (CEF) Learnership 2023 – Apply Now


If you are interested in the Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd (CEF) Learnership 2023/2024? We are pleased to guide you on how to apply for the latest learnership programme.


Let’s begin with What is a Learnership? A learnership can be described as a training programme that consists of both theory and practical elements. It offers a way for you to gain work experience, as well as an NQF registered qualification.  All learnerships are managed by Sector Education Training Authorities (SETAs).

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Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd Learnerships 2023

The Central Energy Fund (CEF) is a Schedule 2 state-owned diversified energy company reporting to the Department of Energy. The mandate of the CEF is derived from the CEF Act 38 of 1977 and the ministerial directives issued thereafter. Its mandate is to contribute to the security of the energy supply of South Africa and the region through exploration, acquisition, development, marketing and strategic partnership.

The mission of the CEF is to: grow South Africa’s footprint in the energy sector; be the catalyst for economic growth and energy poverty alleviation through security of supply; and give access to affordable energy in Southern Africa.

Established in the 1950s, the CEF has played a central role in ensuring South Africa’s energy security supply and making a significant contribution to the South African economy by: contributing to the security of the energy supply by providing affordable, reliable, diverse use of primary energy resources, and contributing to economic development; being a strategic partner to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy by providing insights in support of policy development and regulation; aligning with government’s broad objectives (NDP); and acting as a vehicle for economic growth, poverty alleviation and economic transformation.

The vision of the CEF is to be a leading diversified energy company that provides sustainable energy solutions for Southern Africa by 2040. This way the CEF contributes to national energy security.

The CEF is responsible for five subsidiaries which operate across the entire energy sector value chain, making up the CEF Group of Companies.

As the National Oil Company (NOC) of South Africa, PetroSA’s core activities are the exploration development and production of oil and gas and the production of synthetic fuels from gas. It has operations in South Africa, Ghana and the Netherlands.

The Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA) promotes and regulates oil and gas exploration and production in South Africa. It is responsible for evaluating our oil and gas resources, attracting explorers in the oil and gas sector, monitoring their exploration and production activities, and archiving data produced from these activities.

The South African Gas Development Company (iGas) develops gas and gas infrastructure through active investment in the provision of gas molecules and gas infrastructure. It is a key investor in Rompco, the commercial operator of the 865km high-pressure gas pipeline connecting the onshore gas fields in Mozambique to South Africa.

The African Exploration Mining and Financing Corporation (AEMFC) is responsible for the mining and supply of coal for the generation of electricity. It focuses on key minerals that will provide energy for the future. It supplies in excess of 1.5 million tons of coal per year.

The Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) is responsible for acquiring, maintaining and trading strategic fuel stocks in order to ensure the country’s supply of hydrocarbons. Its core assets include steel storage facilities in Mpumalanga and the Western Cape capable of storing more than 50 million barrels of fuel.

The Energy Projects Division (EPD) is responsible for the commercialisation of new energy technologies, as a demand for cleaner, more sustainable energy supplies increases. It has a range of projects in development including the Redstone Solar Thermal Power plant, the first of such projects with molten salt energy storage in Africa.

The CEF Group of Companies have a number of strategic partnerships and operations across the globe that span across the energy value chain as directed by their mandate. They have operations in South Africa, Ghana, Mozambique and the Netherlands. They also have a number of key Government to Government strategic relationships that support the country’s security of energy supply initiatives.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd recruitment exercise. INTERESTED AND SUITABLY QUALIFIED members of the public can apply for any of the positions available at the South Africa Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd.

This page shows you how to apply for Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd, CEF internships 2023 dates, application form, requirements, qualifications, guidelines, portal, and updates for free.

Eligibility & Requirements

To qualify for the internship, you need to possess all the required qualifications and meet all requirements before applying for the Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd (CEF) Learnerships 2023.

Entry requirements can be accessed from the official Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd Learnerships Portal according to the position.

In general, the applicant must meet some basic requirements like:

  1. Applicants must be a citizen of South Africa or have valid work and possess an Identity Card.
  2. You must not have partaken in any other learnership prior to this application
  3. A valid Grade 12 / Martic certification
  4. Must be between 18 and 35 years of age
  5. Must hold a diploma or degree in the relevant field (where applicable)
  6. Proof of residence

Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae with up-to-date contact details and all relevant information. Candidates must also submit a motivational letter and provide references.

other requirements and qualifications can be found in various advertised positions.

Apply for CEF Learnership 2023 Application Form

Please do not submit your original certificates, but only certified copies as documentation will not be returned. Applications that are received after the advertised closing date, are missing documentation, or is not signed, will not be taken into consideration.

To register or submit an online application form for the 2023 CEF Learnership, you need to log on to the Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd Learnerships Portal.

Download the Z83 Employment Form Here

Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd Learnerships Online Application Portal –

  • Browse for the latest Job Learnerships advertised on the page.
  • Then follow the instructions on the page to apply for any available position.

However, you may also check your local media for the latest internship at the Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd (CEF).

Closing Date

The Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd, CEF Learnership Deadline – Closing Date is available on the vacancies portal.

Other Opportunities:


Postal PO Box 786141, Sandton, 2146
Physical CEF House, Block C, Upper Grayston Office Park, 152 Ann Crescent, Strathavon, Sandton, 2031
Tel 010 201 4700
Fax 010 201 4820

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