Be driven to achieve, with a Standard Bank Learnership
We believe in the power of young people to drive the future of Africa. That’s why we’re committed to investing in individuals like you – so you can grow, progress and take ownership of your tomorrow…and leave a legacy for generations to come.
With a Standard Bank Group Learnership, that’s exactly what you’ll do. Earning while you learn, you’ll be supported to develop your skills and reach your goals – and be inspired to work towards better.
The programme integrates practical and theory, and includes both structured work experience and structured learning with an accredited training provider – leading to an SAQA accredited qualification.
We’re working to grow potential for young people throughout Africa. And with a Standard Bank Group Learnership, yours could know no limits.
You can choose from a number of learnerships, offering between 12 to 24 months’ fixed term employment. You’ll receive a monthly stipend, plus invaluable coaching and mentoring while you’re studying for your qualification.
Fixed term employment with the bank for 12/18/24 months (depending on the programme)
Performance rewards and benefits
SAQA accredited qualification
Practical meaningful workplace experience
You can apply for a Standard Bank Group Learnership if you've completed a Grade 12 (matric) or a 3-year post grade 12 (matric) qualification (role dependent).
To apply, you must:
- Be a South African citizen
- Be between the ages of 18 and 30
- Be able to speak, read and write English
- Have completed Grade 12 (matric) or a 3-year post grade 12 (matric) qualification (role dependent)
- Be computer literate
- Not be permanently employed
- Not be studying at another tertiary institution
- Not be registered for any other learnerships
December 2022 applications: 9 December 2022 - 31 December 2022
February 2023 applications: 1 February 2023 – 28 February 2023
May 2023 applications: 1 May 2023 – 31 May 2023
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