Standard Bank Learnership Programme 2022-2023

About the Standard Bank Learnership Programme

Standard Bank Learnership is a programme that helps unemployed South African matriculants and graduates gain employment experience in the financial services industry. This learnership is a 12-month programme providing professional exposure to different roles within Standard Bank branches and offices throughout South Africa. It is a great learnership opportunity for those looking to start a career in the banking sector. On the program you will gain valuable work experience, including time management and how to work within a team.

Successful candidates will be selected based on specific qualifications and requirements and will sign a 12-month fixed-term employment and learnership contract. The learnership recipients will be given learner allowance of R2 500 a month for the duration of their programme. Upon successful completion of the learnership programme, candidates will receive an accredited National Certificate in Banking (NQF level 4).


Standard Bank Learnership Programme: Requirements

The minimum requirements for applying for the standard bank learnership programme are:

  • 18 to 30 years old
  • Speaking, reading and writing English skills
  • Matric completion with passing mark qualification in Mathematics, Maths Literacy and Accounting
  • Computer literate
  • Not permanently employed
  • Not studying at any other institution
  • Not registered on any other learnership

As part of the selection process, the applicants will be background-checked for register for employees dismissed, credit record, criminal record, reference checks with previous employers (if applicable), educational qualifications and proof of South African citizenship, residency or work permit. Visit standard bank website for more information

You can choose from a number of learnerships, offering between 12 to 24 months’ fixed term employment.

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You’ll receive a monthly stipend, plus invaluable coaching and mentoring while you’re studying for your qualification.


  • Group-wide Learnerships
  • Wholesale Banking Learnerships
  • Consumer and High Net Worth Learnerships
  • Client Solutions Learnerships
  • Corporate Functions Learnerships
  • Engineering Learnerships
  • Technology and Operations Learnerships

Learnership Specs

  • Fixed term employment with the bank for 12/18/24 months (depending on the programme)
  • Monthly stipend
  • Performance rewards and benefits
  • SAQA accredited qualification
  • Practical meaningful workplace experience
  • Coaching/mentoring.