Learnerships

At Standard Bank, our Learnership Programmes seek to tackle the issue of youth unemployment in South Africa whilst building critical and core skills for the bank. There are some core programmes that role out constantly. Other programmes are rolled out based on business need and demand

The learnership uses a fully integrated approach that combines theory with practical training and leads to a recognised qualification/certification.

GROUP WIDE PROGRAMMES

Use your skills and knowledge to innovate and solve problems across the organistion.

Data Science Programme

Gone are the days were business decisions are based on a gut feel or past experiences. More and more, businesses are using data to help inform key business decisions, whether designing a new product or even extending credit to a customer. Help the organisation make sense of its data across the group – gather, organise, analyse, synthesize and predict.

  • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
  • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year qualification in Mathematics, Data Analytics, Statistics

Behavioural Economics Programme

The premise of Behavioural Econmics is that “we are fallible, easily confused, not that smart, and often irrational. We are more like Homer Simpson than Superman.”(Dan Ariely). Get to grips with why and how humans behave the way they do. Analyse, understand and predict consumer behaviour like never before.

  • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
  • Minimum requirements: Completed Economics/Psychology degree

Design Thinking Programme

“Design thinking is a process for creative problem solving. Design thinking has a human-centered core. It encourages organizations to focus on the people they're creating for, which leads to better products, services, and internal processes.” (www.ideou.com). Help the Bank seek innovative approach to tackling business challenges always keeping the customer in mind

  • 12-month programme, run in Johannesburg
  • Minimum requirements: Completed degree

PBB PROGRAMMES

How do we show up in moments that matter for our clients? Can we help them solve a problem?
Be at the cold face of our customer interactions, helping, guiding, advising and counselling, providing real value to our clients. Truly understand the risk we face as an organisation and find creative ways of mitigating these risks.

Customer Channels Programmes

  • Direct Centre Programme
  • The relationship with a customer goes beyond a face to face interaction. Our customers are in keen to interact with us across different channels. Create and maintain relationships with our clients virtually whilst ensuring a personal touch.

    • 18-month programme, run across South Africa
    • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year finance related qualification
  • Universal Banker
  • Be at the epicentre of our client interactions in the branch. Truly understand a client’s needs and pull the necessary resources in the Bank to make it happen. Become that trusted advisor in moments that matter to the client.

    • 18-month programme, run across South Africa
    • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year finance related qualification
  • Voice
    • Helping our customers online and over the phone
    • 12-month programme, run in Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth
    • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year finance related qualification

Credit and Risk Programmes

  • Credit Management Programme
    Help our bankers make smart lending decisions by evaluating the lending risk to the Bank. Work within local and international regulations and guidelines to create value for the client, the Bank and our shareholders
    • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
    • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year finance related qualification
  • Operational Risk Programme
    Understand the full spectrum of risks that a Bank faces from political and social strife to epidemic outbreaks. Find ways to mitigate the risk ensuring business continuity.
    • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
    • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year finance related qualification

CIB PROGRAMMES
Our customer base expands across a diverse group of businesses that operate both locally and internationally. We are a trusted financial partner committed to helping them grow and expand. Our trade teams make the deals. Help facilitate payments across the globe

  • CIB Ops Programmes
    • 12-month programme, run in Johannesburg
    • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year finance related qualification

    WEALTH PROGRAMMES

    Helping our clients create, grow and maintain their wealth is a key offering of the Wealth business.

  • Financial Planning Programme
    Providing our clients with a helping hand to meet financial goals. Truly get to grips with our client,s current financial status and help them make choices to take them to where they want to be.
    • 18-month programme, run across South Africa
    • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year finance related qualification

    CORPORATE FUNCTIONS PROGRAMMES
    How do we support the business, so we are better equipped to serve our clients?

    Information Technology Programmes

    • Cloud Computing Programme
      Cloud computing is the delivery of different services through the Internet. These resources include tools and applications like data storage, servers, databases, networking, and software. .Be at the forefront of Cloud Technology as we embrace it
      • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
      • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year IT related qualification
    • Robotics Process Automation Programme
      Robotic process automation (RPA) is the term used for software tools that help automate human activities that are manual, rule-based, and repetitive. Help us create a more efficient bank that makes our clients love us even more
      • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
      • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year IT related qualification
    • Systems Development Programme
      Be involved in developing new and/or improved systems for the bank. Learn to code in various languages.
      • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
      • Minimum requirements: Completed matric with Mathematics
    • Data Engineering Programme
      Be responsible for compiling and installing database systems and writing complex queries. Collect and analyse the data
      • 18-month programme, run in Johannesburg
      • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year IT related qualification
    • Systems Support Programme
      The engine behind the IT organisation – keeping the infrastructure going. Troubleshoot, install, and fix hardware, software and network problems
      • 18- month programme, run in Johannesburg
      • Minimum requirements: Completed matric with Mathematics

    Internal Audit Programmes

    • Internal Audit Technician
      The Internal Audit Technician (IAT) is the first level qualification that all internal auditors entering the profession should obtain. The content of focused training modules and structured workplace training provide excellent background to candidates starting out in internal auditing or wanting to improve their internal audit skills.
      • 24-month programme, run in Johannesburg
      • Minimum requirements: Completed 3-year Internal Audit qualification

    Group Shared Services Programmes

    • GSS Programme
      Be at the heart of fulfilling our clients’ and staff requests. Be involved in document management, process administration and payments. Be an internal service provider to the rest of the Bank.
      • 12-month programme, run in Johannesburg and Durban
      • Minimum requirements: Completed matric with mathematics

     

     

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