If are intrigued by the finance world, then you are in the right place, and this opportunity may be perfectly suitable for you! South Africa is faced with large numbers of unemployment, especially seen by newly Matriculate individuals. With Liberty learnerships such as these, candidates have an opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience and knowledge in a field they love.
Liberty operates within 16 countries throughout Africa, delivering insurance, asset management, health plans as well as investment options, to companies and individuals. They currently employ more than 6000 people within their branches. They know the importance of education, skills, and training that is required to build a strong workforce.
The learnerships provided by Liberty include both theoretical studying and practical training. Each candidate will receive assistance from a trained professional within the selected field. Liberty seeks young, vibrant and talented candidates with a motivation and endurance to develop themselves and aid the workforce, the economy, and their communities. Liberty is a stepping-stone for many candidates, bridging the gap that has formed between education and the workplace. Candidates will receive a monthly stipend for the duration of their learnership.
Liberty Learnerships Available
There is a variety of learnerships within this sector of finance, offered by Liberty. These mentioned fields are not the only ones available, there may be many more fields within the financing industry, which the company will make known as a need arises.
Candidates may have a look at some of the following career paths:
- Group Information Management
- Human Resources
- Group Risk
- Financial Advisor
- Corporate Benefits
Liberty Learnerships Requirements
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.
Candidates will also be required to have the following, although these may not be all the requirements:
- Matric with Mathematics at a 50% pass
- Two Languages, including English, read, write and speak
- Candidates must not be registered with any other institute or learnership
- Candidates must not be studying at an institute of higher learning
- Flexibility with a commitment to learn, but moreover willingness to work
- Computer literate
- Candidates must not have a permanent employment
- Be self-motivated and a team player
- Must be medically fit
The company has the right to check the following:
- Any and all credit records
- Any criminal record
- Any registered employees dismissal processes
- Any references with previous employers
- Any falsification of documentation
Successful candidates will receive a monthly stipend, however, they need to provide their own housing, transport, and meals. Liberty stands for equal employment, yet preference will be given to candidates with a disability, or from a disadvantaged background. Liberty is constantly also seeking Grade 12 candidates for a variety of one-year learnerships, within a variety of fields in the financial sector. Candidates whom are interested in these may enquire at their closest Liberty office.
Liberty Learnerships Application
Learnerships online applications processes are made available usually during the middle of the year, for the following year. If you are interested in any of the mentioned fields and you have all the requirements, you may apply.
Qualifying candidates can have a look at the present application here, each year’s form will be the same. Please complete the form fully, ensuring your cell phone number is correct and attach all required documentation. On the application form, you will have to supply detail such as your name, contact detail, work experience, education along with contactable recommendations.
Liberty Learnerships Closing Date
The closing dates vary, depending on the position, however, they usually offer learnerships during June and July.
If you are selected from this process an interview will follow shortly and then the selection process is complete. After your physical interview, you will be notified of the results. All successful applicants who make the short list will be contacted via sms. If you have not been contacted by the end of September, please accept your application as being unsuccessful.
Good luck to all candidates within this field, may you all succeed in all areas of your lives.