R6,500 per month Learnerships at Standard Bank

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R6,500 per month Learnerships at Standard Bank Standard Bank is proud to announce the opening of applications for the Business Insurance Learnership Programme 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals passionate about learning and acquiring valuable skills in the insurance sector.

  • Closing Date: 27 June 2024
  • Start Date: 01 September 2024
  • Duration: 12-month Fixed Term Contract
  • Learner Stipend: R6500 monthly
  • Location: Roodepoort, Gauteng

Programme Overview

The Business Insurance Learnership Programme is designed to provide learners with comprehensive exposure to various aspects of the insurance industry. Under the guidance of experienced Insurance Leads, participants will develop expertise in multiple insurance streams. This hands-on experience will encompass several key areas:

  • Understanding the Full Value Chain of Insurance Service: Gain insights into the end-to-end processes involved in insurance service delivery. This includes learning about underwriting, claims processing, policy issuance, and customer support. By understanding each step in the value chain, learners will develop a holistic view of how insurance services are delivered effectively.
  • Customer Service: Develop skills to effectively address customer needs and enhance their experience. Learners will be trained in communication, problem-solving, and customer relationship management. This training will prepare them to handle various customer scenarios, ensuring satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Project Development: Learn the intricacies of managing and executing insurance projects. This involves planning, resource allocation, risk management, and project execution. By working on real-life projects, learners will gain practical experience in project management, which is crucial for a successful career in insurance.
  • Procurement Processes: Understand the procurement activities and their significance in the insurance domain. This includes learning about vendor selection, contract negotiation, and procurement strategies. Knowledge of procurement processes will enable learners to contribute to the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of insurance operations.
  • Operations: Acquire knowledge about the operational aspects of insurance companies. This covers areas such as policy administration, compliance, and operational efficiency. Understanding operations is essential for ensuring that insurance services are delivered smoothly and in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Information Analysis and Processing: Learn to analyze and process critical insurance-related information. This involves data collection, analysis, and interpretation. By developing strong analytical skills, learners will be able to make informed decisions and contribute to the strategic planning of the insurance company.
  • Customer Demands and Solutions: Understand customer demands and devise appropriate insurance solutions to meet their needs. This includes learning about product development, market research, and customer feedback analysis. By understanding customer demands, learners can help create insurance products that meet market needs and drive business growth.


To be eligible for the Business Insurance Learnership Programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Qualification: Completed Matric with Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy. This foundational education ensures that learners have the necessary mathematical skills to understand and work with insurance data and financial calculations.
  • Citizenship: Must be a South African citizen. This requirement ensures that the programme benefits the local workforce and contributes to the country’s economic development.
  • Age Requirement: Applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 30. This age range is targeted to support young adults in their early career stages, providing them with the skills and experience needed to succeed in the insurance industry.
  • Learnership Registration: Should not be registered on any other learnership. This ensures that learners can fully commit to the programme and derive maximum benefit from the training provided.
  • Education Status: Must not be studying at any other institution. This requirement ensures that learners can dedicate their time and effort to the learnership programme, enhancing their learning experience.

Benefits of the Learnership

This learnership offers numerous benefits, including:

  1. Practical Experience: Gain practical, hands-on experience in the insurance industry, which can significantly enhance your employability. The practical experience gained during the learnership will provide learners with a competitive edge in the job market.
  2. Mentorship: Receive guidance and mentorship from seasoned professionals in the field, helping you to develop both personally and professionally. Mentors will provide valuable insights, feedback, and support throughout the programme.
  3. Stipend: Earn a monthly stipend of R6500 to support your learning journey. This financial support helps learners to focus on their studies without worrying about financial constraints.
  4. Career Opportunities: Successful completion of the learnership could open doors to various career opportunities within Standard Bank and the broader insurance industry. Learners will be well-prepared to pursue roles such as insurance brokers, underwriters, claims processors, and more.
  5. Skill Development: Develop a wide range of skills, from customer service and project management to information analysis and problem-solving. The skills acquired during the learnership will be valuable in various roles within the insurance industry and beyond.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications by the closing date, 24 June 2024. Applications should include the following:

  • A detailed CV outlining your educational background and any relevant experience. Your CV should highlight any previous work experience, volunteer activities, and relevant skills.
  • A cover letter explaining why you are interested in the learnership and how it aligns with your career aspirations. Your cover letter should demonstrate your enthusiasm for the insurance industry and your commitment to professional growth.
  • Certified copies of your Matric certificate and any other relevant qualifications. Ensure that your documents are certified by a recognized authority to verify their authenticity.

Selection Process

The selection process will involve:

  1. Application Screening: Initial screening of applications to ensure all requirements are met. The screening process will evaluate candidates’ qualifications and suitability for the programme.
  2. Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews to assess their suitability for the programme. The interviews will provide an opportunity to showcase your skills, experience, and motivation for joining the learnership.
  3. Assessments: Candidates may be required to undergo assessments to evaluate their skills and competencies. These assessments may include aptitude tests, situational judgment tests, and other relevant evaluations.

Contact Information

For more information about the Business Insurance Learnership Programme 2024, please contact Standard Bank’s recruitment team at [email address] or visit our website at [website URL]. Our team is available to answer any questions and provide additional information about the programme.


The Standard Bank Business Insurance Learnership Programme 2024 is an excellent pathway for individuals looking to start a career in the insurance industry. With a focus on practical learning, mentorship, and skill development, this programme offers a solid foundation for a successful career in insurance. If you meet the qualifications and are eager to learn and grow in this field, we encourage you to apply.

The insurance industry is dynamic and offers numerous opportunities for career growth and development. By joining the Business Insurance Learnership Programme, you will be taking a significant step towards building a rewarding career in this sector. Standard Bank is committed to supporting your professional journey and providing you with the tools and resources needed to succeed.

Don’t miss this opportunity to kickstart your career in the dynamic world of insurance with one of South Africa’s leading financial institutions. Apply now and take the first step towards a bright future in the insurance industry. Standard Bank is dedicated to fostering talent and helping individuals achieve their career goals. We look forward to receiving your application and supporting you on your path to success.

the Business Insurance Learnership Programme is more than just a training programme; it is a gateway to a prosperous career in the insurance industry. With the support of experienced mentors, a structured learning environment, and practical experience, you will be well-equipped to excel in the insurance sector. Seize this opportunity to enhance your skills, expand your knowledge, and embark on a fulfilling career journey with Standard Bank.

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