The Standard Bank Learnership is offered to dedicated, talented individuals each year. Banking skills are taught by highly-skilled people within the banking academy.
To qualify for this learnership, individuals need to be aged between 18 and 30 years. Applications should include a CV, contactable references, necessary qualifications, a valid ID, proof of address. Applicants must also be permanent South African residents and citizens. Credit records and criminal records will be checked during the application process.
Candidates must pass an online assessment with a minimum of 60% to be considered.
The closing date for the Standard Bank Learnership is 17 April each year.
The Learnership provides unemployed matriculants and graduates in South Africa with an opportunity to gain employment experience in the financial services industry.
The 12 month programme provides learners with a R2500 monthly allowance.
The face-to-face interview is the final step.
During this final step of the process, potential candidates will be screened through a series of multiple questions.
Although many people find this process to be intimidating, there are a few common questions that are usually asked by the interviewer. By being prepared adequately for the interview process candidates can walk into the interview confidently, with a positive attitude about securing the learnership.
What Standard Bank Learnership interview questions can you expect?
- How did you become interested in this field of work?
- What do you see yourself doing in five years?
- What do you have to offer this organisation?
- Why should we hire you?
- What are your goals?
- What are your strengths?
- What are your salary expectations?
It’s always advisable to state your biggest achievement and the benefit it made to your previous employer. Point out to the interviewer what value you will bring to the company.
While it’s important to be confident in your abilities, it’s also advisable to ask questions to find out more about the position you are applying for.