Standard Bank Learnerships Program 2016-2017

Standard Bank is one of the largest banking concerns in South Africa. Every year they assist a limited amount of talented individuals with their learnership program. For the right candidates wishing to enter the world of banking, Standard Bank may be the key.

What Does the Standard Bank Learnership Program Offer?

Selected candidates will sign a 12 month learnership contract and during this time they will receive practical, as well as theoretical training. This training will be focused on their field.

With this learnership program candidates can look at some of the following fields and more as made available by Standard Bank.

  • Teller
  • IT
  • Accountant
  • Manager
  • ATM Technician
  • Loans Officer
  • Debt Counselor

Costs Covered by Learnership

With this 12 month learnership program selected candidates will learn all the day to day workings of the banking industry. Selected candidates will need to sign a learnership contract, as well as an employment contract and will receive a monthly stipend during their learnership.

Upon completion of their learnership, successful candidates will also receive a National Banking Certificate, level 4.

Transport, accommodation and meals are not included, and depending on your location, as well as that of the company, some candidates may be required to move.


Applicants must be a citizen of South Africa and between 18 and 30 years of age. Candidates who wish to apply must also meet all requirements as set out by Standard Bank.

The basic requirements are as follow:

Applicants must hold a valid Matric certification

Applicants must hold a minimum of 50% for Mathematics and Accounting on their year-end results

Applicants must be able to read, write and communicate with proficiency in English

Applicants must be knowledgeable to work with computers

Applicants must not hold any other learnership or be employed

Applicants must be able to function in a team and individually

How to Apply for This Learnership

Candidates can apply on the Standard Bank website, for more information regarding all their programs candidates can look HERE. Standard Bank also provides learenerships through their Skills Academy. For any queries on their learnerships, candidates can send them an email from this Page using the learnership tab on the right hand side. Candidates can also keep track of any developments on the Standard Bank Graduate Programmes on Facebook. On this page candidates can select the ‘Join my list’ tab and will receive notifications of any and all program developments.

References will be checked, as well as criminal records, credit checks and qualifications. Selected candidates may also be asked to partake in relevant assessments.

Timeframe That Learnership is Open

Opening and closing dates of this learnership programs has not yet been made available, but candidates will find them advertised on their ‘Standard Bank Graduate Programmes’ Facebook page. Thus, it is suggested that candidates join their mailing list on their Facebook page to be kept abreast of any developments.

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