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Volkswagen Group South Africa

Trainee Programmes

At Volkswagen Group South Africa, we're constantly looking to give a hand up to those who reflect the same innovation and initiative as our great Brands themselves. Our range of Trainee Programmes offer developmental opportunities through the integration of academic knowledge and practical skills. These include:

Graduate Trainee Programme

Designed for motivated, driven and dedicated individuals who possess excellent communication skills, leadership potential and an above average academic record. This is a 12 month intensive training programme including Personal Development, Leadership Development and On-the-job Training which will provide graduates with a solid foundation from which to build their careers. Interested graduates must have one of the following minimum qualifications: University degree, 3 year Technikon diploma or post degree/diploma in various fields.

The Programme is aimed at individuals currently in their final year of study. Provision will be made to recent Graduates with a maximum of 12 months formal work experience.

For more information about the Graduate Trainee Programme, including comments and input from previous Graduates, visit the Graduate Trainee Programme Page.

Applications for the Graduate Trainee Programme are open on our from 1 June to 15 August annually.

Technician Trainee Programme

A 12 month programme offering experiential training covering the P1 and / or P2 requirements of an engineering diploma for individuals who have completed a minimum of S2.

Trainees who have completed all requirements of their National Diploma may, at the end of the Programme, be considered for the Graduate Trainee Programme.

Applications for the Technician Trainee Programme are open, dependant on Company requirements, from 1 June to 15 August annually.

There will be no intake of new Technician Trainees for 2013.

Bursary Programme

This programme is aimed at providing financial assistance and vocational work to students studying towards a qualification aligned to the motor industry. Bursaries are awarded according to specific Company needs. Bursaries are offered to undergraduates from the 2nd year of study at a recognised tertiary institution.

Applications for bursaries are open, dependant on Company requirements, from 1 June to 15 August annually.

Bursaries will not be offered during 2013, therefore applications will only be received in 2013, for 2014, following further review.

Views from our Graduates
Views from our Graduates

See what some of our recent graduates have to say about the programme

Views from our Graduates
Views from our Graduates

See what some of our recent graduates have to say about the programme