CSIR Learnership 2023 – Apply Now


If you are interested in the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 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).

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Learnerships 2023

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation that researches and develops transformative technologies to accelerate socioeconomic prosperity in South Africa. The organisation’s work contributes to industrial development and supports a capable state. The CSIR is an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation.

The organisation plays a key role in supporting the public and private sectors through directed research that is aligned with the country’s priorities, the organisation’s mandate and its science, engineering and technology competences. The nine high-impact sectors identified by the CSIR to achieve its aims are the following industry advancement clusters: Advanced Agriculture and Food; Next Generation Health; Future Production: Chemicals; Future Production: Mining; Future Production: Manufacturing; Defence and Security Industry and society enabling clusters; Smart Places; Smart Mobility; and Next Generation Enterprises and Institutions.

Our core values are the driving force behind our ability to conduct cutting-edge research and technological innovation to improve the quality of life of South Africans. These values make for an EPIC team – one that pursues Excellence, celebrates People, personifies Integrity, and welcomes Collaboration.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research recruitment exercise. INTERESTED AND SUITABLY QUALIFIED members of the public can apply for any of the positions available at the South Africa Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

This page shows you how to apply for Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR 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 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Learnerships 2023.

Entry requirements can be accessed from the official Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 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 CSIR 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 CSIR Learnership, you need to log on to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Learnerships Portal.

Download the Z83 Employment Form Here

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 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 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Closing Date

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR Learnership Deadline – Closing Date is available on the vacancies portal.

Other Opportunities:


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