Top Ten Jobs for Matriculants

Just finished matric? Need some extra cash? Whether you need a full-time job or casual employment before you start university, there are plenty of vacancies available on Job Mail. If this is the first time that you are seeking employment, there are jobs for school leavers with no experience available in a variety of industries. Finding a job is a great way to learn new skills and boost your CV while earning a salary. Jobs for matriculants include receptionist, brand ambassador and sales positions.


For advice on finding a suitable position, read The Job Seekers Guide To Finding a Job In South Africa. This informative electronic booklet offers motivation, CV tips, interview advice and additional useful recommendations for job seekers. If you are registered as a Job Mail job seeker it is easy to download the booklet in a variety of formats. Non-registered users can gain access to this valuable booklet by uploading their CV to Job Mail and completing the registration process. Once you have read through the booklet you can review the suitable vacancies online.


Jobs for matriculants:


Recent graduates can find casual employment by doing promotions. Promoters help create brand awareness and increase sales by handing out fliers or free product samples. The location of this position can include shopping centres, busy traffic lights and bars. Promotional jobs can be found on Job Mail. The promoter who is hired for this position will be required to distribute branded goods at night clubs as well as shopping centres. The working times for this position are flexible and remuneration is offered at an hourly rate.



Sales staff are responsible for matching the needs of clients to suitable products with the goal of increasing product sales. If you are outgoing and have excellent communication skills, then a sales position is a suitable career option. There are plenty of sales positions to choose from for recent matriculants. A direct-sales position is available on Job Mail. Applicants for this exciting position must have Skype on their computer.


Au Pair

Au pair positions offer extra income for school leavers. Au pairs are responsible for looking after children and making sure that their needs are met. Duties may include fetching the children from school, helping with homework and preparing meals. Vacancies for an Au Pair are available online. Applicants for this position must be Afrikaans speaking with a valid driver’s licence.



If you have little or no work experience, you can apply for administrative positions. Duties include data capturing as well as reviewing job cards. Another responsibility of this position is checking invoices. The successful candidate will receive training.


Customer Service

Customer service positions are available for applicants with no experience. The core duty for this position is assisting customers in stores for a range of clients. Training is offered by the company. Suitable candidates will be friendly and self-motivated. Leadership and customer service skills are essential for this position.



Model agencies are looking for new talent. Successful applicants are hired to work for magazines, commercials or music videos. Jobs are available for both male and female models.



A vacancy is available for a Maths and Science tutor. The tutor will be required to assist two students in these subjects. A monthly salary is offered for this position.


Brand Ambassadors

Brand Ambassadors assist with in-store promotions for well- known brands. Applicants must be outgoing and enthusiastic. Brand Ambassadors are required to work from Monday to Friday. Training is provided for this position.


Shop Assistant

Shop assistants are employed to help clients in stores. A position is available for a Sales Assistant on Job Mail. Applicants must have matric. Suitable candidates will be well groomed and reliable. Outstanding customer service skills are essential for this position.



Receptionists are hired to perform a variety of duties such as answering phones, scheduling meetings and filing. Another responsibility of this position is data capturing.


With the wide variety of jobs available you can find a job that suits your talents and skills. The additional training offered by some companies is a great opportunity to learn skills that can help you with your chosen career.

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57 Responses

  1. mikateko says:

    i hv finish my matric and im looking for a full time job

  2. ncamisile sibiya says:

    I’m Ncamisile Sibiya live in durban and my wish is to find a job,I have finnish my matric and now I want a full time job and I’ve worked at warehouse as a packer, and also I got an expirience in cashier and hold a certificate of it.

  3. Thembisile Nonyane says:

    i reside in Witbank, Mpumalanga, and i completed my matric in 2012 and went on to study a National Diploma: Technical financial accounting in 2013 and im currently pursuing my National Diploma: Financial accounting. i have skills for Bookkeeping to trial balance, Payroll and Monthly SARS returns, Financial Statements, Cost and Management Accounting, Pastel Accounting, Financial Independance. Although im still a student, i am currently looking for a Full-time job in the accounting or finance sector and am available immediately.

  4. Lindiswa says:

    Hi, my name is Lindiswa Dyan. I’ve been trying to get a job, i passed my matric and i have a certificate in computer literacy. I need a full time job, i am willing to relocate anywhere in South Africa. Thank you.

  5. Jade Elias says:

    Hi I finished matric in 2002, and still can’t get a job

  6. i have finished my matric nd i’m looking for a full time job, im a hard worker i cn make a company to be more profitable nd have good image of vaew

  7. Daniel mathwasa says:

    Hi,am ripfumelo mathwasa,am looking for a full time job,am frm malamulele village in limpopo,but now am at brits(north west)i finish matric on 2011

  8. Richard Brooke says:

    I am an intelligent B+ Matriculant looking for a traineeship-learnership in IT (Junior or entry level programming or electrical apprenticeship) – my only disability is Asperges Syndrome – high intelligence, low social awareness. I am looking for a mentor.
    Richard Brooke

  9. With pleasure am Mario Madonsela ,looking for a fulltime permanent job in sales marketing ,hydraulic excavator operator ,fork lift operator and any job that’s including training first thank you!!!
    I’ll grateful if my request can be successful.

  10. Chadwin says:

    Hey people my name is chadwin and I have matriculated in 2014 and have passed. I would like a full time job so if anyone know of anything can you please reply on this thank you people and job mail.

    • Henno Kruger says:

      Have you registered your CV on Job Mail? That would be the first step. Then look for jobs that you are capable of doing and apply. Keep applying, do not give up.

  11. kgaola says:

    Hello my name is kgaola semenya.i am looking for any admin job,have matric,level 2,3& 4 of office administration

  12. Marvin makhukhula says:

    I have matric and also have level 2 certificate on finance ,economics and accouting, well passed, am from mpumalanga @middleburg

    contact: 0731025191

  13. Yolokazi says:

    I’ve finish my matrix in 2009 and I can’t get a job bt I have an experience in administration

  14. Nokulunga says:

    I am Nokulunga Mhlungu 21 years old and young lady, smart,attractive,hardworker,respectfully,honesty,problem solver,risk taker,always positive and energitic.I got a Matric Certificate and N4-N5 Management Assistant but any job is fine.My no

  15. Annah says:

    I have a matric since 2010, now I am studying a management assistant Nated 4. I am looking for a job any job that can suit my me I am humble anthusiastic reliable person n I communicate well plz help me find ajob I also have a drivers licence C1

  16. Mxolisi says:

    I have already registered at Jobmail and I have completed my N courses(N6 electrical engineering), but NO Work experience.I am looking for learnership,internship or trainership.

  17. jabulile says:

    Hy i have completed matric 2013 in diploma and iam Willing to get a job iam a hardworker my number is

  18. Corne says:

    Hi I am a student in second year Tourism looking for holiday jobs. ANY THING TO GAIN WORKING EXPERIENCE.

  19. valentine says:

    Hi im Valentine i have level 2&3 for financial managment now im doing level 4 im looking for a full time job.

  20. Phozisa Gqoboka says:

    Am phozisa gqoboka I passed my matric in 2007,now am looking for a fulltime job.I have worked in a supermarket as a cashier and have the certificate for it.plz hlp.

  21. MARKUS WITVOET says:


  22. taylor allison says:

    Hey Im looking for a job at and bank in durban I just matriculated In 2015

  23. Rato says:

    Hey I’m looking for a job i have passed my matric with diploma and have computer literacy certificate.Looking jobs as receptionist,bank teller,personal assistant have no experience but im fast learner and willing to work hard

  24. Elethu Masi says:

    Hi Henno I’m Elethu I pass level 4 in Management 2013 bit the is problem I never get the cetirficate till today

  25. shiela says:

    I am shiela this is my last year in matric….and my first team total average is 60% a level 7 in setswana and level 5 in English and a level 6 in tourism and a level 4 in mathematical literacy…..i am looking for a permanent job for next year….the year 2017,any job tht has to do with tourism

  26. felicia says:

    Hie my name is FELICIA i finished matric last year 2015 and passed with a bachelor . I am looking for any kind of job around gauteng i am willing to work and gain experience

  27. andiswa says:

    Hey I’m Andiswa Radebe I have finished my matric last year n I hve passed with bachelor I’ve been looking for a job since last month n I registered in jobmail but I haven’t got any job plz help

  28. pertunia says:

    Hi im pertunia, im currently looking for a job permanent or any temporarly job ive completed my matric in 2013 and im a first year student at unisa doing safety

  29. Rhulani says:

    hi am shivambu Rhulani am student who is studying tourism management so I want any part time job to gain experience my email address I could be grateful if you assist me

  30. Asivile Nana says:

    I am Asivile Nana I live in northern Cape I’m 21 years old. I need a job to feed my younger sister, I also finished my matric and I passed with bachelors during matriculation.

  31. sonnyboy says:

    greetings I’m Sonnyboy Masia i had passed may matrix last year with a diploma so I’m looking for a job, find me on this contact 0818187441 even in social networks . thank u

  32. Terenson Ngcoya says:

    here is a guy with good communication skill,good interpersonal skills, very good in working independently solving a problem and also as part of a team.
    if you in for more infor contact me on 0748584040

  33. aleta says:

    hi I’m aleta tshabalala.I have boilermaking nqf level 2-4 skills programme certificate.I am looking for a job ; learnership,or traineeship to get experience

  34. Mbalentle Ngibe says:

    Hey I’m Mbalentle Ngibe I’m looking for full time job I have matrix ,N1-N5 electrical engineering my contact number is 0713499865.
    Thank you

  35. V says:

    Hey I’m Vusi Maluleka,aged 21,completed matric 2016, I’m in need of a Job. 0797976419.

  36. Arenda Mogale says:

    Hi I’m Arenda Mogale and I’m looking for and job I have matric….. my contacts. 072 670 7613

  37. Poloko says:

    Hello my name is Poloko Malahleha, I did my matric in 2015 and I got good marks on Science and Mathematics subjects. I really need a job around free state.
    my contacts: 0604148226/ 0817990532

  38. I’m Kurhula machaele I’m 19 years old I pass my matric last year I live in mpumalanga welverdiend l love to people always i keep smiling,honesty,respect paying attention for work and hard working

  39. Zintle says:

    i also need a job for the whole year just passed matric on 2016 nd next year want to have some cash for my studies

  40. Malissa keyser says:

    Hay… I am still busy with my matric … I need to save money for my studies and matric farewell. I will do sales, I know a lot of people who loves to buy good products…

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