About Standard Bank
Standard Bank Group is a 155 year old financial establishment and is the largest African banking group by assets providing banking and related financial services. Standard Bank’s business includes personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. The company has operations in 20 countries in the African continent and has a partnership with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). Standard Bank Group is the largest bank listed on the JSE Limited with share code SBK and the Namibian Stock Exchange with share code SNB. The group complies to the Code of Banking Practice to guarantee quality financial services. Its headquarters are in Johannesburg with offices in Cape Town and around the country.
Standard Bank Learnership
Standard Bank Learnership is a programme that helps unemployed South African matriculants and graduates gain employment experience in the financial services industry. This learnership is a 12-month programme providing professional exposure to different roles within Standard Bank branches and offices throughout South Africa. It is a great learnership opportunity for those looking to start a career in the banking sector. On the program you will gain valuable work experience, including time management and how to work within a team.
Successful candidates will be selected based on specific qualifications and requirements and will sign a 12-month fixed-term employment and learnership contract. The learnership recipients will be given learner allowance of R2 500 a month for the duration of their programme. Upon successful completion of the learnership programme, candidates will receive an accredited National Certificate in Banking (NQF level 4).
Learnership Requirements and Eligibility
The minimum requirements for applying for the standard bank learnership programme are:
- 18 to 30 years old
- Speaking, reading and writing English skills
- Have completed Grade 12 (matric) or a 3-year post grade 12 (matric) qualification (role dependent)
- Matric completion with passing mark qualification in Mathematics, Maths Literacy and Accounting
- Computer literate
- Not permanently employed
- Not studying at any other institution
- Not registered on any other learnership
As part of the selection process, the applicants will be background-checked for register for employees dismissed, credit record, criminal record, reference checks with previous employers (if applicable), educational qualifications and proof of South African citizenship, residency or work permit.
How to Apply and Application Details
- Register your profile and complete the online application form on the Standard Bank Graduate site
- Complete the online assessment and have at least 60% mark.
- After passing the online assessment, the applicants will be contacted to perform competency-based tests.
- The final step of the application process will require a face-to-face interview.
Applications done in any other method except for online application will be rejected.
December 2022 applications: 9 December 2022 – 31 December 2022
February 2023 applications: 1 February 2023 – 28 February 2023
May 2023 applications: 1 May 2023 – 31 May 2023
There are a couple of different ones and they may not all open at the same time. Applicants are advised to be on the watch out when the year starts so they don’t miss out on this opportunity.
Also check out, Bursaries that are open for Application all year.
Address: 9th Flr Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds StreetJohannesburg 2001
Post: P O Box 7725 Johannesburg 2000
Tel: 0860 123 000