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SETA Learnerships (2024)

SETA Learnerships are becoming increasingly popular among the young people of South Africa; many have been hearing about SETA Learnerships as an opportunity to gain employment but may have no idea exactly what it is. SETA means Sector Education and Training Authority. It is an agency that works with private establishments to provide practical skills to the teeming youth, thus contributing immensely to capacity building and the eradication of poverty in South Africa.

So what exactly does a SETA learnerships mean to you? Well, a SETA learnership is an opportunity for you to acquire specific industry skills, and be certified for them as well. The best part is that you actually get paid for the duration of your learning, and if you do well, you stand a huge chance of being retained by the organization that gave you the learnerships.

This is a win-win arrangement and you don’t want to lose out. So where can you find your nearest learnership?

SETA Learnerships 2023

Absa Digital Marketing Learnership

ABSA is a leading bank in South Africa. One of the largest banks in the country is giving the opportunity to 20 passionate youth around South Africa to join a remote Digital Marketing Learnership programme. If you already have an interest in all things social media and want to turn it into a money-making machine through marketing and designing digital strategies for brands, then this is the chance you have been waiting for.

To apply just go to the official sign up page:

Department of Transport and Public Works Learnerships in Construction

The Department of Transport and Public Works is calling on young South Africans interested in careers in construction fields such as Electrical works, Carpentry, Bricklaying, Plumbing, Roadworks, Landscaping & Horticulture, Health & Safety, Welding, Bricklaying and Plastering.

To apply for this learnership opportunity you have to go to the official website:

Ampath Laboratories Learner Technician Microbiology Opportunities

Ampath Laboratories is a premier Pathology laboratory establishment in South Africa. The company is the go-to place for medical practitioners seeking answers about microbes and pathogens. The company is constantly looking to improve its talent pool, and so this learnership is a call for talented and driven individuals who can smoothly make the transition from learners to workers, enhancing the value of services provided by the company.

To apply you have to go to the designated online portal:

McCann Digital Marketing Learnership

McCann is calling out for two (2) learners with disabilities to join their Digital Marketing learnership programme. In this programme you get to learn how to turn your social media account into a digital sales platform; you learn how to convince potential buyers, and also what particular styles of marketing apply to each social media platform.

You’ll get mentorship from seasoned marketers, as well as an R8000 stipend and a Digital Marketing qualification from Red & Yellow.

Please note that there are only two spots available; to apply you must visit their designated portal:

Business Admin Learnership with Rentoza

Rentoza is a retail business that sells the latest electronic devices from major producers around the world, just as they launch. The company is giving an opportunity to 20 young people, into their team between July and October. This is an opportunity to learn how to manage a fast-paced business, and also for you to permanently join the Rentoza family.

This is a 15-month program, and you will be given an R4500 per month stipend.

To apply for this learnership programme you have to go online to the designated portal:

Overberg District Municipality Firefighter Learnership Opportunities

Overberg District Municipality invites suitably qualified young people to take part in the Firefighter Learnership Opportunities under the Directorate of Community Services. These learnerships are designed to help develop students within the municipal area. Applicants must have at least Grade 12, be in good physical health, and be able to work in a disciplined environment.

Hurry now to get your application forms at all ODM offices and on the website (

After filling the forms, return them to the Department: Human Resources, Private Bag X22, Bredasdorp 7280. Please ensure that you provide Certified copies of qualifications.

Toyota Learnership Programme

Toyota is a global vehicle manufacturing brand. The company invites applications for their Learnership Programme. This exciting Learnership provides an opportunity to receive world-class technical training in various fields. The learnership will take a period of 5 months to complete. Applicants must have good English and mathematics skills, as well as drawing and technical abilities.

To apply for this learnership please go to the designated online portal

SPAR South Africa YES4Youth Learnership Programme

SPAR is a huge retail chain. This company, through its YES4Youth programme offers South African youth the chance to earn rewarding careers in sales, finance, marketing, logistics, information technology and human resources. When learners perform well in this programme they have a great chance of getting retained to permanently be a part of one of South Africa’s most exciting companies.

Download the application form

Afrisam South Africa Learnerships

AfriSam (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd is one of the largest suppliers of construction-related materials and supplies. This company is known for its production of Cement, Aggregate and Readymix Concrete. This company relies heavily on having the right people in the right places, and so this learnership programme is a way by which the company can train potential talents to be subsequently engaged by the company.

The company is looking for enthusiastic people to train for Fitter Trade, Boilermaker Trade, and Electricians.

To apply, go to the company designated portal:

Truworths Learnership Programme

Truworths is a fast-growing retail company, that is now calling on enthusiastic young people who desire to have careers in retail sales, to apply for the Truworths Learnership Programme. This programme will teach you various aspects of retail business including marketing and customer relations.

Download the application form