Learnerships for Foreigners (Non-South Africans)

Some of the companies throughout South Africa offer learnerships for foreigners. Learnership fields include careers in the gambling industry, construction, sales, administration and many others. These learnership programs seek talented individuals who meet all the requirements and want to gain hands-on knowledge in their field such opportunities.

These learnership opportunities for foreigners also require that all stipulation be met before applying. These learnerships do not offer successful applicants accommodation, meals or transport but do include a monthly allowance. Therefore, it is best to apply at a company in your area of living.

Learnerships for Foreigners Available

These learnerships offer a wide selection of career paths as stated below. There may be many other fields available during each year and will vary with each company.

Fields may include:

  • Dealers
  • Logistics
  • Sales
  • Distribution
  • Driver
  • Administration
  • Advertisement
  • Marketing
  • Cleaning
  • Labeling
  • Packaging
  • Maintenance
  • Tiling
  • Building

Companies offering Learnerships for Foreigners

Learnerships for Foreigners Requirements

All the requirements of a company must be met by you to be eligible to apply. Companies offering learnerships for foreigners will also have the stipulations posted on their website, the application or learnership advertisement. Here are some of the basic stipulations that most companies have in common.

Common requirements may include:

  • You must have a Grade 12 certificate
  • Must hold a valid ID document, passport, and/or visa
  • Applicants must be computer literate
  • All applicants must have great communication skills
  • Applicants must be fluent in English
  • You must not have a criminal record
  • Must be keen to learn
  • Depending on the field you apply for, you may need further qualifications

Applicants without prior work experience may also apply and those with a disability. If you do have a disability it is compulsory to also submit a medical certificate indicating your disability. Some companies may require successful applicants to work shifts depending on the field. Learnerships for foreigners may run for a duration of 8-weeks to 12-months and it would depend on the field, as well as the company.

Some of these companies offer online applications and other would rather applications are collected and delivered at their offices. More detail of each learnership will be available when they are advertised online and/or in newspapers and magazines. We wish you luck in your search for learning opportunities. There are many opportunities and we hope you find one suited for you.