Learnerships Programme for Logistics

About the Learnerships Programme for Logistics

Learnerships Programme for Logistics are basically about the transportation of goods or an object from one point to another. In general this could include packaging, manufacturing, transport, security, warehousing and more. There are many different companies working worldwide within this industry. The transportation of things in industry is not limited only to few products for example foods, goods, liquids, chemicals or any other but it includes all things. 

Available Learnerships
There are many different career options in this field. Below we have included some of those fields, as well as some companies that offer learnerships in logistics.

Career fields for Logistic Learnerships may include:

  • Freight handling
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Freight delivery, sorting, and forwarding
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Companies that offer Learnerships for Logistics
  • UTI
  • DHL
  • Spoornet
  • Unilever
  • Post Office

Logistics learnerships requirements may differ slightly from one company to the next. Most companies will have the basic requirements as listed below. Individuals applying for such a learnership must be sure that they meet all the requirements of the company they are applying to.

Basic requirements can include the following and more:

  • Individuals must be a permanent South African citizen with a valid ID document
  • Individuals must have passed grade 12 
  • Individuals must be proficient in English (writing, reading and talking)
  • Individuals must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Individuals must give great attention to detail
  • Individuals must be punctual and computer literate

Logistics Learnerships usually takes place for a period of 12 or 24 months. Individuals must know that they should sign an agreement with the company within that period of time. Individuals should expect practical training.

Application process

Individuals should always visit companies websites because there offer online applications. However some companies still prefer hand collected and delivered applications they believe it makes process more simplier. Other than that some companies prefer to use external companies to handle applications. Individuals who would like to use internet to submit their applications they should go to that advertising company’ website under careers tab for more information. 

Most companies do not take into account late submissions and Photocopied applications. Individuals should expect to be responsible for their own transport, meals, and accommodation. Selected individuals will receive a monthly stipend that is why it’s highly recommended that individuals choose Learnerships taking within their situated area. 

Logistics learnerships do not guarantee a permanent employment . Although , some companies may offer successful individuals a full-time position after their learnership period if they have a position to fill.