There are a variety of options when looking at banking. Most of the banks within South Africa offer banking learnerships each year. Additionally there are also ‘Leadership’ and ‘Internship’ programs available.
With these programs, candidates will have the opportunity to develop their skills, resources and quality with intensive programs. They will be mentored by leaders in each class of banking. Candidates will have the opportunity to see the workings of multiple banking sections and operations.
With many banking learnerships it is possible to fast-track your career, within the banking sector. Candidates will gain experience, as well as understanding of all workings within the financial sector. You will learn about service delivery, building rewarding relationships with clients, the culture, and innovativeness of banking. All about levels of management, cost effective solutions to financial problems. Completion of documentation required documents for a variety of procedures. Reporting, updating, planning, loans, cashiers, administration and much more.
Banking offers an ever challenging career to all candidates. Whether you decide to be a cashier, in credit management, a test analyst, SAP banking specialist, partake in CIB operations or even group services. You will continuously learn.
Here is a list of the companies providing Banking Learnerships, herewith you can get an idea of what the forms look like and what to expect:
Banking Learnerships Available
There are numerous learnerships within the banking sector, some career paths may include the following options:
- Customer Service
- Marketing Manager
- Loans Officer
- Home Loans Officer
- Branch Manager
- ATM Technician
- IT Business Analyst
- Debt Counselor
- Treasury Analyst
Banking Learnerships Requirements
Candidates between the ages of 18 and 30. Candidates must include a detailed curriculum vitae with contact details, contactable references as well as any information they feel may be pertinent to their application. Please also include certified copies of all relevant certificates, ID, and proof of address no older than three months. Candidates must be permanent South African residents and citizens.
Most candidates will also be required to have the following:
- English, read, write and speak
- Computer literate
- Candidates must not have a permanent employment
- Be self-motivated and a team player
- Candidates must not be registered with any other institute for a learnership
- Candidates must not be studying at an institute of higher learning
- Flexibility with a commitment to learn, but moreover, willingness to work
Candidates who apply will also be checked for the following:
- Any and all credit records
- Any criminal record
- Any registered employees dismissal processes
- Any references with previous employers
- Any falsification of documentation
Banking Learnerships Application
Online applications are made available during the year on a variety of websites. Most banking learnerships only communicate via email, thus, it is vital to have a valid email address. Candidates will be required to complete an online assessment, (this will take approximately 30 minutes) before starting the application process.