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Learnerships

Learnerships in South Africa are a way to get a formal qualification while working and earning a monthly stipend.
Employers are incentivised with tax benefits from SARS for using learnerships to train their staff. Learnerships can also be used to train currently unemployed people who could possibly be employed by the company if they successfully complete the course. Because of this, learnerships are particularly important to the continued development of South Africa's .

Take a look at the Careers Portal for specific listings of learnerships with some of South Africa's largest companies.

Rajan Naidoo

5 reasons your business should be sponsoring a Learnership

Learnership interview

Preparing for a learnership interview is much like any other working interview you might experience in your lifetime, with the only difference being the difficulty in questions.

Learnership,

You might have heard the phrase “Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching”. Companies can learn from learners and the learner can learn from the company.

We are finding that there is still too little clarity around the subject of vocational learnerships.  Learnerships are indeed a win-win for all parties involved. 

The value of learnerships is that they assist in creating jobs. As the SETA programmes have developed over the years, more hidden benefits in the triangular relationship between the employer, the project manager and the learner, have become apparent.

Africa’s leading data science academy Explore Data Science Academy(EDSA) has ramped up its number of sponsored learnerships to 500 in 2020.

Skills development in South Africa is an ever evolving environment.  At times very frustrating, but so rewarding!

Learnerships are structured programmes combining theory with practical skills within a working environment. 

Learnerships combine learning programmes with on the job learning and training. On the job training is supported by structured or institutional learning. 

To help grow South Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation 

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