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Young Talent Development Programme at Alexander Forbes

Get your career off to a good start with a 12-month Learnership programme at one of South Africa’s leading financial services provider.
Alexander Forbes offersCall Centre Operations, Short Term Insurance, Wealth Management and Software Development learnership opportunities in Sandton, Cape Town, Durban. The company seeks young, gifted and ready to take on the financial and insurance industry.
The learnership programmes are offered to applicants in line with their study field or future career aspirations. Learners will attend classes internally towards completing one of the required qualifications and also assume normal duties (hands-on experience) to complement their studies.
Key Responsibilities
  • Be willing to commit for 12 months
  • Be available to perform duties in terms of the learnership agreement
  • Participate in all learning and work experience required by the learnership
  • Undertake all learning conscientiously
  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and two South African Languages with, minimum of 60%.
  • Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years old
Technical Competencies
  • Computer literate (outlook, excel (basic to advance) and word (basic))
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to manage change
How to apply

Grade 12 Jobs Fitting & Turning Apprenticeship at BAT

British American Tobacco (BAT) invites applications for Fitting & Turning Apprenticeships in Heidelberg. The purpose of this opportunity is assist candidates to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to be certified competent as an Artisan (Mechanical).
BAT is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.
  • Attain the required competencies to perform the tasks of a competent Artisan (Mechanical / Instrumentation).
  • Assist artisans with daily tasks when doing practical modules.
  • Provide evidence according to the development plan.
  • Demonstrate competence against the AgriSeta Curriculum Ability to work under pressure, quickly and accurately.
  • Physical fitness and manual dexterity.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Interactive personal style.
  • Ability to work in a team and contribute to the team outputs
  • Matric/Grade 12
  • N3 – Mechanical or Technical Matric or equivalent trade applicable subjects.
How to apply
Applications close on 30 November 2016.
Click here to apply online

Grade 12 Jobs Laboratory Assistant at Sappi

Sappi is looking for a suitably qualified Laboratory Assistant to take samples throughout the Mill hourly. This position is based in Nelspruit.
Whether you’re mild or wild at heart, you could have what it takes to work in forestry. Sappi is a producer of coated woodfree paper which is used in publications such as annual reports, catalogues, brochures and magazines.
  • Matric with Maths and Physical Science/ N3 Pulp and Paper
  • Chemistry/ Lab related qualification will be advantageous
  • Laboratory/Pulp and Paper industry experience will be an advantage
Job Specification
  • Takes samples accurately on an hourly basis at various points in the various plants
  • Prepare in-process and final pulp samples for analytical testing
  • Liaise with production personnel with regards to safety problems in the plant.
  • Operates Laboratory instrumentation
  • Evaluate the quality of results obtained before reporting results
  • Comply with all ISO methods for the tests performed.
  • Analyses the final product to declare production in terms of oven dry tons (Unbleached Uptake reels).
  • Analyse and report special samples requested by the plant.
  • Enter results accurately into the computer using the Laboratory Information System software program.
  • Accountable for the correct use of PPE, housekeeping and general safety applicable to sampling and tests performed
  • Identification; communication and mitigation of risks
Key Competencies
  • Problem solving
  • Proactive/Initiative
How to apply
Applications close on 25 November 2016. Click here to apply online

Grade 12 Jobs at Eskom: Plant Operator Learnership 2016 / 2017

Eskom is looking for Plant Operator Learners at Camden Power Station in Ermelo, Mpumalanga (10 Positions). These Learnership opportunities provide on-job training, where the learner will be able to acquire practical knowledge and skills in performing operating activities.
If you would like to be part of a challenging, professional and influential environment where individual efforts and skills are respected and rewarded, and at the same time be a pioneer of South Africa’s sustainable future by working in a profession that supplies energy at a pivotal time in our country, then this opportunities is for you.
Reference Number: 5000356529TJM
Key Responsibilities
Complete Learnership in power plant operations successfully as per set standards.
  • Grade 12 / N3 with Physical Science and Mathematics
  • Languages include English as second language (50%)
Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to apply Maths and Science knowledge
  • Good understanding of thermodynamics
How to apply
Closing date is 25 November 2016. Click here to apply online
If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Grade 12 Jobs Learnership Programme at Hilton Hotels

Hilton Hotels & Resorts invites applications for a Work Integrated Learning Programme, which aims to place learners who are registered with TVET colleges and who require internships to complete their training with employers. Under this programme, Hilton also places unemployed graduates who have completed their qualification and are not employed to due to lack of work experience. Learners will be based at Hilton Sandton, 138 Rivonia Road, Gauteng.
Hilton is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.
This learnership is a workplace-based training programme comprising both structured practical workplace and structured theoretical training. A learnership leads to a qualification that is registered the South African Qualifications Authority and that is associated with a trade, qualification or profession. The duration of this learnership will be six months.
  • Welcome guests in a polite and friendly manner
  • Take and deliver customer orders, consistently demonstrating high levels of customer service
  • Manage guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Up-sell with latest departmental incentives
  • Ensure compliance of brand standards
  • Strive to achieve departmental targets
  • Ensure cleanliness of work areas
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Comply with local licensing laws
  • Be environmentally aware
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
A Learner/Trainee serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work on your own or as Team
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene Regulations
Preference with be given to Students who have completed NCV L4 or Students who are studying towards N6 at TVET College
How to apply
Click here to apply online

Grade 12 Jobs Advertising Learnerships at The Red & Yellow School

Red and Yellow is changing the face of the SA marketing and advertising industry, one learnership at a time and we need you!
We are running our 1 year National Certificate in Advertising Learnership in Johannesburg and we are on the search for our next group of young and skilled talent who are looking for an opportunity to kick start their marketing career.
You will be able to study and gain work experience, while completing your National Certificate in Advertising (NQF5) from the Red and Yellow Springboard Academy. The NQF Learnership involves six months of theoretical learning and six months of practical experience where you will have the opportunity to meet the leaders in the marketing and advertising world.
  • Qualifications: Matric or equivalent NQF level 4 Higher Certificate
  • Experience: Some form of work experience for at least one year in a related industry
  • Previously disadvantaged individuals only
How to apply
If you are interested in being considered for the programme, please email your CV (maximum two pages long) to Melissa Maguire at Please use this reference #ADVLJHB. Any queries about the programme may also be sent to this address, otherwise call 011 067 3400.
Via – Bizcommunity

Grade 12 Jobs Year Beyond Volunteer Programme

The Western Cape Government is looking for keen, compassionate matriculants and recent graduates with great English and Maths marks to join the Year Beyond Volunteer Programme programme and help build the future with our youth. This is a gap year programme offering young people like yourself a one year opportunity to tutor on an after-school programme in some of the poorest primary or high schools in Cape Town while gaining a leadership qualification through Stellenbosch University. Participants will be provided with a stipend to cover transport and food costs.
Applications are welcome from young people between the ages of 18 and 25 years old who are passionate about making a change in their own lives and in broader society.
Are you eligible to apply?
If you’ve passed Matric and have good grades in English and Maths or Maths literacy, then you are eligible to apply. Graduates (Diploma, Degree, Honours etc.) from all fields of study are eligible to apply. Students who are taking the whole year off from their tertiary studies are also eligible to apply.
What’s in it for you
  • In addition to the work you’ll be doing to support learners in schools, as a volunteer you’ll be building your personal profile and setting yourself up for success in the long term.
  • The Volunteer Development Programme has been crafted to support you in your efforts in schools, and also to prepare you for the world of work and tertiary studies.
  • Short courses at Stellenbosch University, skills development, networking events and facilitated personal growth sessions will set you in good stead to take on any opportunity that will cross your path after Year Beyond!
How to apply
To be part of this exciting new programme, click here to apply online

Grade 12 Retail Learnership Jobs Programme at Dis-Chem

Dis-Chem has Learnership opportunities country wide for individuals interested career in the Retail Sector. Successful applicants will contribute to Dis-Chem`s high merchandising standards, provide excellent customer service, ensure accurate receiving of goods delivered & facilitate the efficient flow of goods in the store, maintain administration & contribute to the business unit’s profitability. Successful candidates will receive a stipend.
Since 1978, Dis-Chem has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies with dispensaries, family clinics, comprehensive self-medication centres and so much more.
  • Define the core concepts of the wholesale and retail environment
  • Interact with customers
  • Count stock for a stocktake
  • Maintain a safe and secure wholesale and retail environment
  • Mark merchandise and maintain displays according to Dis-Chem standards
  • Process payments at a Point of Sales (POS)
  • Record transactions
  • Implement promotional activities according to business needs
  • Resolve customer queries / complaints
  • Grade 12 / Matric (with 50% or more for Mathematics/Maths Literacy)
  • Passionate about Retail and Customer Service
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Computer literate – MS Office
Advantageous (bot essential):
  • Tertiary qualification
  • Previous retail experience
How to apply
Closing date is 18 November 2016.

Grade 12 Jobs Insurance Learnership Programme at PSG Wealth

PSG invites hard working and talented candidates to apply for a Short Term Insurance Learnership Programme based in Wellington, Western Cape.
PSG is a leading financial services provider in South Africa and is committed to contribute towards the growth, development and empowerment of unskilled youth and people with disabilities in the country.
The Learnership programme aims to create a pipeline of young talent within the financial services industry and it offer learners the opportunity to upskill themselves by offering a blend of theoretical training and on-the-job practical workplace experience.
What is in it for me?
  • A 12 month Learnership contract, with a monthly stipend
  • A Further Education and Training Certificate in Short Term Insurance (NQF4) and RE5
  • Continuous coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training and assessment
  • Work exposure within the short term insurance industry
  • Must be a South African Citizens
  • Have a Matric Certificate (must include two (2) languages: English and another South African language & Mathematics with a minimum of a 40% pass)
  • Be between the age of 18 and 27 years
  • Not have completed this specific qualification before
  • Currently unemployed and not studying
  • Have less than 2 years´ work experience
  • Have a clear credit and criminal record
  • Be able to commit full time for 12 months
Personal Attributes
  • Ambitious & looking to advance in their career within short term insurance
  • Energetic with a solution oriented attitude
  • Good at working in a team
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Resilient
  • Presentable
  • Attention to detail
How to apply
Applications close on 04 December 2016. If you meet with the minimum requirements, click here to apply online or you can forward your CV, along with a certified copy of your ID and Matric certificate to or

Grade 12 Learnership Job Opportunities at Sanlam

Sanlam Employee Benefits offers a unique opportunity for unemployed, enthusiastic and energetic persons from the designated groups (Black, Coloured, Indian and Disabled persons) to gain a national qualification and valuable working experience at its offices in Cape Town and Centurion.
One of the largest businesses within the Sanlam Group, Sanlam Employee Benefits (SEB) specialises in the provision of risk, investment and administration services to institutions and retirement funds. Focused on meeting the unique needs of its diverse clients, SEB assists companies in creating and delivering customised employee benefits solutions, including the collection of premiums and communication to fund members.
The learnership offers:
• A one year contract, including a monthly allowance (R3000.00) and financial assistance for study purposes;
• A national qualification (Certificate in Wealth Management, NQF level 4);
• Continuous coaching, mentoring, on the job training and assessment;
• A portfolio of working and learning evidence.
Key Responsibilities
• Be available to perform duties in terms of the learnership agreement;
• Participate in all learning and work experience required by the learnership;
• Undertake all learning conscientiously
Minimum Requirements
• Be unemployed;
• Be aged between 18 and 30;
• Be residing in Gauteng or the Western Cape;
• Be available for interviews during November and December 2016;
• Be able to start with the learnership on 1 February 2016;
• Hold a Grade 12 Certificate with English, Mathematics and/or Accounting
How to applyApplications close on 14 November 2016.
• Centurion – Apply online• Cape Town – Apply online

Grade 12 Jobs Cadetship Programme 2016 / 2017 (Work/Study Scheme) at Makro

Makro invites applications for the 2017 Cadetship /work study programme, which started in 2003 with the aim of actively attracting and developing young talented leaders for the business. The programme offers participants the opportunity to acquire a B Com Degree through one of South Africa’s leading distance learning institutions whilst gaining essential workplace experience*.
* The degree may change depending on business needs and availability.
Makro has 19 warehouse clubs in South Africa trading in food, general merchandise and liquor.
Programme format & learner support
Throughout the duration of the programme participants are based at various stores where the programme is offered. The programme starts annually in mid-March.
  • The duration of the programme is four years.
  • Whilst on the programme participants work full time and study part time towards their degree.
  • Participants receive intensive work based training which allows them to be introduced and familiarised with our business operations, environment and culture.
  • Participants are provided with a strong support system which includes coaches and mentors to guide and support them through the programme.
  • Upon successful completion of the programme, candidates are placed in suitable positions.
Makro is committed to achievement of equity in the workplace through the development of suitably qualified young talent.
The Cadetship Program, for the 2017 intake will be offered in: Gauteng, Western Cape, PE, Bloemfontein and Pietermaritzburg.
  • Completed Grade 12/ Matriculated.
  • South African citizen
  • 23 years or younger in the year that the programme starts.
  • No criminal record
  • Eligible to study towards a B Com Degree
  • University admission
Additional Selection Criteria *
  • Pass matric with admission to Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum Achievement Levels:
    • English: 4 (50 – 59%)
    • Mathematics: 5 (60 – 69%) or
    • Mathematical Literacy: 7 (80 – 89%)
How to apply
Closing date is 31 January 2017. Click here to download the application form
To apply submit your application form/CV together with certified copies of:
  • Barcoded South African ID
  • Matric Certificate , or
  • Statement of results
CV’S should be submitted to
Please note that late applications will not be considered. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
Via – Makro

Grade 12 Jobs N3 or Grade 12 Production Trainees at Sappi

Sappi Saiccor seeks to employ a suitably qualified candidates to provide training at operational level in various plants in order to equip recently qualified diplomates with the necessary skill needed to progress within industry. These opportunities are based in Umkomaas.
Sappi Saiccor is the world’s largest single site manufacturing dissolving wood pulp (specialised cellulose).
Main Objectives of Training
  • Perform operation in various plants
  • Complete work according to standard operating procedures
  • Operate auxiliary systems according to standard operating procedures
  • Complete on the job training to get exposure in production process
  • Assist in operational duties within the plant in order to gain experience
  • Apply all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures.
  • NQF Level 4 (Grade 12 )
  • National Diploma in Pulp and Paper or Chemical Engineering
  • 1 year plant operation experience in a manufacturing environment would be preferable
  • Computer Literacy
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication
How to apply Applications close on 29 November 2016.
Click here to apply online

Grade 12 Artisan Assistant Job Opportunity at Sappi

Sappi seeks to place a suitability qualified Artisan Assistant to safely perform less complex maintenance tasks and should assist Artisans with complex maintenance tasks, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness. This positions is based at the Ngodwana Mill in Nelspruit.
Sappi is an integrated forest products company meeting the needs of domestic as well as international customers through a wide range of products
  • Grade 12 or relevant NQF4 qualification with Maths and Science
  • No Experience Required
  • Mechanical, Electrical or Instrumentation experience will be advantageous
Job Specification
  • Artisan Assistant is involved in the maintenance, repair and overhauling of equipment concerning Air-con, Electrical, Mechanical, and Instrumentation workshop services
  • Obtain License as “Authorized work man” as per Sappi Lock out Procedure and assist production personnel with isolation process where required
  • Comply with legislation – (Safe handling of refrigerant and disposal of fluorescent tubes. Identifying, sorting and disposal of waste in correct waste streams.)
  • Correct selection and use of tools for the job and maintenance there off.
  • Obtain Licences for various mobile equipment as found on Ngodwana Mill site
  • Assist Artisans with breakdowns and opportunity maintenance and perform tasks as per competency level.
  • Move and transport of equipment in workplace
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Planning and Organising
  • Self-starter
  • Safety conscious
How to apply
Applications close on 11 November 2016.
Click here to apply online

Grade 12 Jobs The Jupiter Drawing Room Ripple Effect

The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, a through-the-line Communications Agency, is looking for creatives to join The Ripple Effect, a 12-month paid programme that was launched in 2004 for young BEE creatives who are looking for a foot in the door and an opportunity to be part of a creative agency.
This year, the programme is looking to recruit a team of budding creatives who not only specialise in fields of animation, computer programming, photography. filmmaking or the like. but do so with genuine, South African cultural integrity.
How it all works
• The Ripple Effect is a 12-month pate contract that starts in January 2017.
• Were looking for 4 – 5 creatives – each one specialised in a different skill set. Think photography, editing, coding, directing, and the like.
• Since these creatives will be working as a team, collaboration will be key. So an appreciation for other skill sets, and an open-mindedness towards amplifying them is vital.
• Forget being swallowed up in departments. This team will execute work defined by any of the agency’s Creative Directors. So no coffee-making, and definitely no photocopying.
• We’re looking for a dynamic team that thinks from a fresh. ballsy and most importantly, uniquely South African perspective.
Candidates can apply as an individual creative or part of a multi-disciplined team and, if short-listed, will be invited to a speed-date interview with the agency’s creative directors.
IN THE END, the agency seeks forward-thinking. passionate, culturally insightful misfits who can take what they do and spin it on its head. If this sounds like you, consider The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town as your future employer.
How to apply
Submissions must be made by Friday 04 November 2016. Email your CV and portfolio to
Via – Jupiter CT

Grade 12/N3 Learnership Jobs Programme at Eskom 2016

Eskom is offering 28 learnership opportunities at Krilel Power Station and various locations. Incumbents will be afforded both institutionalised and on- the-job training and will be given an opportunity to attain a trade test certificate.
The Learnerships are is offered in the following fields:
  • Mechanical
  • Riggers
  • Instrument Mechanician
  • Artisan Bricklayer
  • Mobile Plant Operator
The energy industry is transforming and Eskom is playing a leading role in the delivery of energy to millions of customers countrywide. Since companies are shaped by its people, we at Eskom are always looking for highly skilled professionals who want to make an impact.
  • Grade 12/N3 with Physical Science and Mathematics
  • Language include English as second language (50%)
Skills and Competencies
  • Computer literacy
  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Ability to apply Maths and Science knowledge
  • Technical, electrical equipment and energy conversion process understanding
  • Self-motivation, analytical, cognitive thinking and good communication skills
How to apply
  • Kriel - Apply online (Deadline is 10 September 2016)
  • Artisan Bricklayer - Apply online (Deadline is 09 September 2016)
  • Various (Mobile Plant Operator) - Apply online  (Deadline is 09 September 2016)

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