Standard Bank learnership provides an opportunity for those who want to take a deeper insight and knowledge, while gaining professional working experience and implementation at the same time, within the banking industry. After all, being a professional financial institution for 1,5 centuries have given the institution the expertise and knowledge in the banking sector. If you have the passion and the determination to work hard, this may be your chance to wean a better (and professional) future.
About the Program
Standard Bank Group is the biggest African financial and banking group providing financial and also banking services. The business includes business and personal banking, along with wealth management, investment banking, and corporate banking. The group operates within 20 African continent countries – and they are forming a partnership with ICBC (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China).
The program itself aims to help the unemployed graduates and matriculant of South Africa to get employment and professional experience within the financial services sector. The program lasts for 12 months and consists of professional working exposure to different fields and roles in Standard Bank offices and branches all over South Africa.
The requirements for Standard Bank learnership are:
- They must be South African citizens between 18 and 30 years of age
- They are fluent in English
- They are computer literate
- They must not studying or registering for other learnership programs
Application Details and How to
When you want to apply for the Standard Bank learnership program, here are some stages or facts that you need to know:
- Make sure that you have completed the application form online so you can register your profile
- Make sure that you also complete the online assessment and obtain 60% score at least
- You need to pass the online assessment first. If you can do it successfully, they will contact you so you can perform tests (with competency-base) form.
- If you manage to go through the final stage, you should have reached the interview session (face to face).
Keep in mind that the screening board will only accept online application. Any application done or sent or accomplished in any other manners or methods would not be considered – it will be automatically rejected.
Keep in mind that the program runs on a yearly basis but the positions and the coverage fields may be different. The opening and closing date depends on each field so there is no general date for the opening and closing of the application. The best way that you can do is to reach the contact person through different media. You can call them at 0860 123000 or send them emails at this link. Feel free to contact them by post at PO Box 7725 Johannesburg 2000 or visit the office at 9th Fir Standard Bank Center 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001.
You can also check the official site regularly or be on a watch-out for the programs. Their programs generally start when a new year takes place and the application period will remain open and available for several weeks or months. So, do check their availability regularly and be on a look-out for the Standard Bank learnership program.