Graduate Programmes

GAST: Engineering Graduate Programme 2019

April 8, 2019

GAST South Africa, one of the country’s premiere construction conglomerates, is actively searching for qualified individuals to join its graduate programme for 2019. Established in South Africa during the early 1960s, GAST has a global footprint spanning 25 countries in various sectors related to civil engineering and construction.

GAST has its beginnings in the chemical industry manufacturing  specialized chemicals which include waterproofing and coating compounds for use in industrial and cosmetic markets. To date, GAST has completed over 11,150 projects worldwide. This South African-based construction company boasts accreditation from the World Bank and the United Nations.

GAST (GGP) Engineering Graduate Programme 2019

The GAST Graduate Programme was launched in line with the company’s efforts to unlock and develop full potential among young South African graduates. The graduate programme runs for a duration of 12 months and gives a unique opportunity for participants to further enhance and grow their acquired skills.

A designated coach will serve as mentor to the participants. Moreover, the selected participants will receive a fixed-term stipend for the duration of the programme plus other benefits included in the position.

Career Options

Upon successful completion of the GGP, permanent employment within the company will be based on the following criteria:

  • Results of full evaluation of overall performance and skills assessment
  • Availability of the position within the company

If in any case the participant will not be extended a full time employment, GAST will forward his/her profile to an appropriate recruitment agency for employment assistance.

Requirements or Eligibility

Applicants must have the following basic requirements in order to be considered for the GAST Graduate Programme:

  •  A South African citizen or holding permanent residency status
  • Full time working experience must not exceed two years after graduation
  • Amenable to working in any part of the country
  • Able to participate in company procedures
  • Willingness to grow within the organization

How to Apply

If you are qualified to join the graduate programme, follow these simple application steps:

  • Send detailed and updated CV
  • Supporting documents (e.g. academic records, certification or awards related to the position

All applications and supporting documents mush be sent to

Selected applicants will receive an invitation for an interview and an be subjected to various trade tests.

Opening and Closing Date

No deadline for submission of application has been set as of this writing.

Contact Information

For more information about the GAST Graduate programme, click the link below: yy


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