The South African Breweries is offering Packaging Learnerships at Newlands Brewery

Key Purpose Statement

To provide applicants with an opportunity to enrol for a National Certificate in Food and Beverage Packaging, NQF 3. Learners will enter into a one-year, fixed term contract with Newlands Brewery, during which time they will undergo both on-the-job and off-the-job learning, culminating in a national qualification. Expected start date is 1 April 2016.

Competence Requirements

  • Matric with mathematics
  • Computer literate
  • Self-directed and motivated
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical ability
  • Be resourceful
  • Ability to work effectively in shift based teams
  • Ability to form effective relationships with coaches and mentors
  • No experience required

Output and Accountabilities

Learnerships are a structured learning programme that combines off-the-job learning and on-the-job learning in an integrated programme. The off-the- job component covers more theoretical aspects of the learning with work-based learning providing the opportunity for application of the theory and the further practical learning experiences required. Further characteristics of a Learnership are:

  • Results in a national qualification registered on the National Qualification Framework (NQF)
  • The qualification is endorsed by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and quality assured by the FoodBev SETA
  • The qualification is written to reflect value adding skills required in the workplace and contains the outcomes and assessment criteria
  • Competence against the outcomes and assessment criteria is demonstrated and assessed in the workplace using a variety of assessment methods

How to apply

Applications close on 8 January 2016. Click here to apply online