Absa Trailblazer Learnership Programme 2024

Job Summary

Applications are now open for the Absa Trailblazer Learnership Programme 2024

Closing date: 06 March 2024

Working at Absa Group Limited

About Absa Group Limited: Shaping Africa’s future! We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focused on adding value.

We are more than a banking institution. We understand that, in the 4th industrial revolution, it will be the collaboration of Africa’s smartest, most driven people, working with advanced technology that will build the organisation we aspire to become. And shape the world we want to live in.

Absa Bank Limited Pty (Ltd) operates in accordance to a set of values. We drive high performance to achieve sustainable results. We are obsessed with the customer. Our people are our strength. We have an African heartbeat.

About Trailblazer Learnership Programme 2024

Are you a recent graduate eager to dive deep into the dynamic world of banking? Are you driven by a passion for sales and the desire to excel in a challenging corporate environment? If so, the Absa CIB Trailblazer Programme is tailor-made for you!

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Our year-long Trailblazer Learnership Programme is designed to provide unemployed, degreed individuals with an immersive experience in the core functions of banking. Through hands-on exposure to sales, product development, client onboarding, digital operations, and more, you’ll gain invaluable insights and skills that will pave the way for a rewarding career in the industry.

As a Trailblazer, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside high-performing teams within Absa, where you’ll be mentored by seasoned professionals and guided through a structured development journey. Over the course of 12 months, you’ll complete an NQF Level 6 qualification funded by Absa, enhancing your knowledge and expertise in the field.

Our programme is divided into four cohorts, each focusing on key areas such as transactional banking sales, product management, trade digital operations, client onboarding, public sector, and human resources.

Throughout the programme, you’ll rotate within the organisation, gaining exposure to various facets of banking and honing your skills under the guidance of dedicated supervisors.

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We’re looking for ambitious South African graduates who are eager to make their mark in the banking industry. If you’re someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, values continuous learning and growth, and is ready to embrace new challenges, then we want to hear from you.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to kickstart your career with Absa. Apply now and join us as we pave the way for innovation and excellence in the world of banking!

Essential Requirements

NQF Level 8 qualification with a minimum average of 70% within the following disciplines:
• Accounting
• Economics
• Finance
• Mathematics
• Statistics
• Computer Science

Eligibility Criteria

• Applicants must NOT be permanently employed
• Applicants cannot be registered with another Learnership
• Applicants MUST be South African citizens
• Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Applications
• Proficient English language skills

Beneficial Skills

  • Behavioral Competencies
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Conflict Management
  • Continuous Learning
    Critical Judgment
  • Leading and Managing Change
  • Meeting Leadership

  • Negotiating and Mediating
  • Presentation
  • Problem Solving
  • Resilience / Tenacity
  • Self-Awareness
  • Social Responsibility
  • Stress Management
  • Thinking Strategically
  • Time Management/Priority Setting

How to Apply

Find the application form below:

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  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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