Discovery Learnerships Programme 2021

About the Discovery Learnerships Programme

Every year Discovery company aims at giving Learnerships opportunities to talented individuals. Discovery has plenty different Learnerships opportunities that individuals need to choose from. The Discovery Learnerships form part of the National Skills Development Strategy and one of their policies is reduce poverty and unemployment rate. Successful individuals will gain valuable experience that could lead being employed.

Successful individuals will receive a monthly stipend.

Basic Requirements
There are certain requirements for being accepted into Discovery Learnerships:


  • Strong English communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills

Qualifications & Experience

  • Candidates must be South African Citizens
  • Individuals must passed Grade 12 with Maths (Minimum D Symbol) and English (Minimum C Symbol on Standard Grade) and a 2nd Language (Minimum D or Level 4)
  • Learners must have achieved at least two languages at Matric (Minimum D symbol or Level 4)
  • Not be engaged in post-Matric studies or formal employment
  • Not have completed any previous Learnership
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30 years
  • Have effective communication skills in the English language
  • Possess basic computer skills
  • Express a keen interest in healthcare, administration, contact center and customer service or a keen interest in claims assessing, healthcare and data capturing (depending on the learnership)


Successful individuals will pay for their own accommodation, meals and transportation costs. Discovery company will not pay costs incurred by the individuals. And it is highly recommended that individuals should apply for the Learnership which is closest to the area they are staying in.

Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and suitable internal candidates in line with Discovery?s policies.

Discovery Health Contact Centre Learnership
The focus of this Learnership will be on providing services in a contact center environment. Learners will obtain a recognized qualification in Contact Centre operations on successful completion of this learnership. This will allow them to gain access to the industry with a better employment profile Discovery Medical Claims Assessing Learnership. The focus of this learnership will be data capturing of medical claims.

Successful individuals will gain valuable knowledge that will assist them in getting a permanent employment, this is not guaranteed however it will make it very much easier for them to find jobs within this industry.