ABSA Learnerships 2017 – 2018

Do you love working with people on a daily basis?  Banking has a vast amount of diverse opportunities to offer and with an ABSA Learnerships you could gain valuable knowledge within your field.

ABSA Bank aids its employees to lay a solid foundation for their future, with success as the first steps.  Their programs are ideally suitable for people who have a devotion and pure love of numbers.

During the 12 – 18 months you will be molded, trained, guided and professionally shaped to excel within your desired field.  Are you eager to learn, focused 100% on your goals and truly know what it is you want out of life?  Then ABSA may be looking for you.  They want people who are dedicated beside also being set on creating the best future they can.  Shape your future with aid from the specialists.

ABSA Learnerships Available

There are so many learnerships within the banking sector.  ABSA may have some of the following career paths available each year:

  • Branch Manager
  • Teller
  • Accountant
  • Customer Service
  • ATM Technician
  • IT Business Analyst
  • Debt Counselor
  • Treasury Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Loans Officer
  • Home Loans Officer

ABSA Learnerships Requirements

Candidates between the ages of 18 and 30.  CAll cndidates 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.

Candidates will also be required to have the following:

  • Matric
  • Accounting or Mathematics
  • English, read, write and speak
  • Ability to communicate with clients
  • Computer literate
  • Be self-motivated and a team player
  • Flexibility with a commitment to learn, but also have a willingness to work

Previous banking knowledge will be advantageous.  Experience within the retail sector will also be of an advantage.

Candidates who apply will also be checked for the following:

  • Any and all credit records
  • Criminal record
  • Any registered employees dismissal processes
  • References with previous employers
  • Any falsification of documentation

ABSA Learnerships Application

Learnerships online applications processes are made available during the year on a variety of websites.  Candidates will be required to apply, complete an online assessment, (this will take approximately 30 minutes) and agree to an interview.

On the application form, you will have to supply detail such as your name, contact detail, work experience, education along with contactable recommendations.  Additionally, candidates will also have to upload their curriculum vitae’s and any supporting documentation.

The next step will be to complete the online assessment.  Candidates who meet the essential criteria will be notified via e-mail, along with the links to the assessments that need to be done.  Each assessment will measure your abilities and skill.

If you are selected from this process a telephonic interview will follow shortly.  This is in turn followed by a physical interview and then the selection process is complete.  After your physical interview, you will be contacted within 5 business days to be notified of the results.

ABSA Learnerships Closing Dates

The closing dates vary, depending on the position, as well as the branch.

Some of these close in February, others in March or April, most open within the last four month of the year and close during the first four of the following year.

For more information on the following career paths have a look at the links go to the ASBA Career website.