Microsoft Learnerships

Microsoft Learnerships

They seek gifted individuals who want to learn, develop their skills and grow their full potential to join their Microsoft learnerships program.

Microsoft is a well-known computer software company. A software company created by Paul Allan and Bill Gates, Gates was born in 1955 to Father William (a lawyer) and Mother Mary (a teacher). His first interaction with computers was during the 1960?s. At the age of 14 Bill Gates and his friend, Paul Allan was writing computer programs.

Microsoft Learnerships Available

Some of the programs offered by Microsoft only run for a short 3-months, others may run up to 2-years. Each program has its own duration and benefits for successful candidates. Below are some of the fields you can look at if considering to apply to Microsoft for a learnership. They have many opportunities locally and globally and many of these are open to candidates from around the world.

Fields available may include:

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Finances
  • Communication
  • Human Resources
  • Programming
  • Product Development
  • Research
  • Management
  • Customer Support
  • Computer Engineering
  • Development
  • Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science

Microsoft Learnerships Requirements

The requirements you must have will vary with each learnership field. There are some common requirements as we have listed below. Applicants must adhere to all requirements to be eligible to apply for a learnership offered by Microsoft.

Basic requirements could include:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have a legal ID document
  • Must have a legal Matric certification
  • Have a degree or diploma in the field of your application
  • Must be computer educated
  • All must be confident in English
  • Must have a complete understanding of technology
  • You must be goal-orientated and passionate about their work
  • Must not have any kind of criminal record
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to work well in a team
  • You must be able to work unsupervised

This company has branches throughout the world and customers, thus, candidates may be required to travel and be willing to do so if asked. Candidates with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

Microsoft Learnerships Application

Microsoft learnerships application online can be done via the Microsoft Website. Candidates can search for available learnerships, internships and graduate opportunities on their Student and Graduate Page or their Careers Page. The open programs will be displayed and candidates can access the application by simply clicking on the ?Apply? behind the opportunity.

Only those selected candidates who make the shortlist will be contacted. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to an interview and/or asked to complete assessments before awarding of learnerships. If you apply and do not hear anything in two months after the closing date of the learnership opportunity, you can assume your application did not make the cut.

Applications submitted late, missing documentation or that are incomplete will not be considered, so, be sure all is correct and up to date before submitting.

Microsoft Learnerships Closing Date

Presently there is no specified closing date for learnerships provided by Microsoft as these open when there is a need within the company. Candidates interested in applying to this company can regularly check on their site for open programs.

Sandvik Learnerships

Sandvik Learnerships

Sandvik has operations in 130 countries worldwide and offers talented candidates great learning experiences with Sandvik Learnerships. They know the value of development and hands-on experience. They are a global mining and construction company and offer learnerships in fields applicable to the industry. They offer Mining and Rock Technology, Materials Technology, Machining Technology and more to these industries.

This sophisticated company employs more than 45 000 people and is seen as leaders in areas such as industrial processes, offering service, technical and equipment solutions for construction and mining industries along with innovative solutions for the industrial heating industries. This global company was established in 1862 as a Swedish company offering tooling systems and equipment for mining and construction companies, as well as industrial heating systems. They have clients in 150 countries worldwide.

Sandvik Learnerships Available

Sandvik learnerships are generally for an 18-month period unless stipulated otherwise. Some of the learnerships offered by Sandvik is in conjunction with Merseta to increase the amount of learnerships offered and the quality of them.

Fields made available with Sandvik:

  • Auto Electrical
  • Millwright
  • Fitter
  • Electrician
  • Earthmoving Mechanics
  • Artisan Assistant
  • Business Administration
  • Research
  • Sales

Sandvik Learnerships Requirements

Sandvik learnership requirements are listed here, however, there may be some additional requirements not listed that is needed depending on your field. All documentation must be copied and certified, please do not submit your original documents.

Basic requirements that must be met:

  • Candidates must be a South African citizen
  • You must have a valid ID book or card
  • Applicants must have a Matric certificate
  • You must have a degree or diploma in the field applying for
  • Must be English proficient and have exceptional communication skills
  • You must be able to pass the medical and physical fitness to obtain a certificate

Applicants with some experience in their field will have an advantage. Some fields may require candidates to travel, work overtime or even shifts. Applicants from a previously disadvantaged background is welcome to apply, along with those with a disability. If you have a disability, please also submit a medical certificate indicating the nature of the disability.

Sandvik Learnerships Application

Sandvik learnerships application online can be done by visiting the Sandvik Website. From their main page, you can select the careers tab. On the Careers Page, you will see a variety of programs listed down the left side of the screen, on this list you can select the Trainee tab or the Student tab to find your way to the learnership program and application form. Application forms will only be available once their program opens.

Sandvik Learnerships Closing Date

The closing date for learnerships provided by Sandvik are not the same each year and will also differ with each field made available. This company will only make contact with those candidates who make the shortlist. If you do not hear from them after the closing date, you can take it that you were not successful. Please be sure to submit your application form with documentation on time. Late applications, incomplete or those missing documents will not be looked at.

Department of Higher Education Learnerships 2020 -2021

Department of Higher Education Learnerships

The Department of Higher Education learnerships aims at creating a stable and growing economic system within South Africa. They aim at providing high-quality education and training on all levels of post-schooling. The Department is committed to ensuring that the goals of development, as set out by the South African Government is met on all levels of education and training. So, they aim at providing talented individuals the opportunity to develop their skills and become self-sustainable. This aids in stabilizing the economy and growing the number of skilled professionals within the workforce.

If you fulfill the requirements and would like to enter any of the fields they have available, please apply when the applications open. If you know this is the career path you want to follow, you may just be in the right place and a learnership with this Department can assist you in building your future.

Department of Higher Education Learnerships Available

Individuals who would like to apply with this Department may have a look at most career paths within the educational sector.

Candidates can look at learnerships within the following fields:

  • Human Resources
  • Employee Health and Wellness
  • Data Management
  • Information Technology
  • Organizational Development
  • Communications
  • Finance
  • Academic Management
  • Academic Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Youth Development
  • Project management
  • Research
  • Teaching Development
  • Career Development
  • Learning Development
  • Education Programs
  • Social Inclusion in Education
  • Information Science
  • Open Learning Development

Don’t forget to take a look at our full list of Government Learnerships.

Requirements

Applicants who would like to apply for a learnership with the Department must adhere to all regulations as set by the Department. Applicants must be a South African citizen and apply within the District or Province of their home. Applicants must also provide a proof of residence with their forms and all certified documentation must not be older than three months.

Requirements for applicants are as follow:

  • Candidates must hold a valid ID document
  • All candidates must hold a valid Matric / Grade 12 certificate
  • Candidates must provide all academic transcripts
  • Where applicable, candidates must hold a certificate or degree within field of application

Application

Department of Higher Education learnership applications online if not made possible. Interested individuals may, however, download the Z83 Application form or collect an application at the nearest Department of Higher Education to where you live. This form must be completed and submitted to the Department of Higher Education offices within your District or Province.

The Department receives a great number of applications each year and although they cannot respond to each applicant, all applications are reviewed. The Department will only contact applicants who make the short list. If applicants do not hear from the Department within 60 days after the closing date, they may assume their applications were unsuccessful.

Applicants are reminded to ensure the application is signed, completed in full and all documentation attached. For more information on the opportunities offered by the Department interested individuals may visit this CAREERS page or have a look at their opportunities for the YOUTH.

See our full list of Learnerships in South Africa.

Closing Date

Closing dates for learnership applications are usually at the beginning of each year and can be the end of January or February. These will depend on the area you are applying in, as well as the chosen career path.