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Opportunity for Young South Africans: 2018 Alexander Forbes Internship Programme Details

Application Deadline: 17th January 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the Alexander Forbes Internship Programme for Young South Africans. Interested students should see the details below.

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Programme Details and FAQs

The Alexander Forbes learnership programme is geared towards offering workplace exposure to unemployed, qualified individuals within the financial service industry, in line with their field of study.

When is the application deadline?

17th January 2018

Eligible Countries

South Africa

In which host country will I be studying?

Eastern Cape, South Africa

Eligible Fields


What is the programme about?

The learnership programmes are offered to applicants in line with their study field or future career aspirations. Learners will attend classes internally towards completing one of the required qualifications and also assume normal duties (hands-on experience) to complement their studies. The programmes extend over a period of 12 months

Formal Qualifications:

  • National recognised financial related diploma or degree;
  • Certified copies of the relevant qualifications or academic / statements of results including matric
  • Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years old

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be willing to commit for 12 months
  • Be available to perform duties in terms of the internship agreement
  • Participate in all learning and work experience required by the internship programme
  • Undertake all learning conscientiously

Technical Competencies:

  • Computer literate (outlook, excel (basic to advance) and word (basic))
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to manage change

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Client Service Orientation
  • Ability to manage expectations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, management & clients
  • Ability to work in and as part of a team
  • Self awareness
  • Professional, honest and accountable
  • Disciplined in being able to follow documented procedures and processes
  • Responsible & accountable
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Deadline driven
  • Confidentiality
  • Stress Management
  • No criminal record or negative credit record
  • Not currently enrolled in any formal full time studies

What is the course level?


Number of Awardees

Not specified

How long will the programme last?

12 months

How to Apply for the Programme

Interested candidates should visit the Learnership Webpage to for application details

Programme Webpage

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