Standard Bank Learnership – Banking Skills Academy

Standard bank South Africa is offering a learnership programme that gives unemployed matriculants and graduates in South Africa a chance of getting employment experience.

About The Academy

The Banking Skills Academy is a twelve month programme that will give the above mentioned persons the much needed exposure in various entry level roles within its branches across South Africa. There is a criteria to follow and those that will pass successfully will have to sign a 12-month fixed-term employment contract as well as a learnership contract.

There is an allowance of R2 500 per month for the period that they will be in the programme. After completion, candidates will get a National Certificate in Banking (NQF level 4).

Criteria to Qualify

To be considered in this academy, there are certain criteria that one needs to pass:-

  • Ages: 18 – 30 years
  • Languages: Read, write & speak English
  • Computer: Be computer literate
  • Have completed matric with a pass in mathematics, maths literacy or accounting
  • Not be permanently employed
  • Not be studying at any other institution
  • Should NOT be registered on any other learnership programme.

Also know that during the application process, the bank will do background checks on:-

  1. Your education quailifications
  2. Register for Employees Dismissed
  3. Proof that you are a South African citizen or have a resident/work permit
  4. Your credit record
  5. Past Criminal records
  6. Reference checks with previous employers (if relevant)


Every interested person must complete an

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