Learnerships in the Food, Beverage and Service Industry

April 23, 2015 in Advice & Tips

Following on to our previous learnerships article, we have curated a list of learnerships in the Food, Beverage and Service Industry:

SABMiller learnerships

SABMiller is a respected household name and South African brand, and the company has been offering valuable learnerships to school-leavers for years. Inquire at or ask about bursaries, vacation work or internships. SABMiller is partnered with FOODBEV SETA and their programmes focus on intensive skills development. Submit your CV and information to apply.


Howarth HTL Learnerships

This is an excellent place to further your skills in the hospitality industry and leads to full NQF qualification that’s recognized all over South Africa. Howarth combines both theory and practice so that each learner leaves with a firm grasp of the principals of catering, food and beverage management and the hotel industry. Contact them for more information:


Correctional Services Learnerships

It might not be for everybody, but a learnership in the correctional services industry can be challenging, lucrative work. The department of correctional services has yearly learnerships according to guidelines outlined by the National Skills Development Strategy and provides learners with a NQF level 4 qualification. To apply, you need to be younger than 35, have no criminal record and have completed a Matric, among other things:


South African Police Services (SAPS) Bursary Programme

The SAPS are constantly striving to train and develop the skills of promising candidates. A SAPS learnership requires a Matric, competence in two official language, one of which must be English, and the right character. Send an application form, a CV and a copy of your ID to apply: . Keep in mind that applying to work for SAPS means you need to pass the SAPS fitness test.


Discovery Health Contact Centre Learnership 2015
For those with Strong spoken English skills and a passion for health care administration and communications, the Discovery learnership in a contact centre could prove to be an invaluable experience. Learnerships favour previously disadvantaged individuals and offers comprehensive training in the insurance and health service sector. Apply here before the end of January: