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SAB Miller Packaging Learnership x 12

Advertiser: SAB Miller
Location: Midrand

Type of position: Full time learnership

Company Overview:
  • SABMiller is one of the world's largest brewers and has brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents.
  • Our wide portfolio of brands includes premium international beers such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch along with leading local brands such as Aguila, Castle, Miller Lite, Snow and Tyskie.
  • Six of our brands are among the top 50 in the world. We are also one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.
  • Since listing on the London Stock Exchange 10 years ago we have grown into a global operation, developing a balanced and attractive portfolio of businesses.
  • Our markets range from developed economies such as the USA to fast-growing developing markets such as China and India.

Key Purpose Statement:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the above vacancy within the Packaging Department. The successful applicants are expected to start on the 1 June 2013

Key Purpose:
To provide an opportunity for 12 people to enrol for a National Certificate in Food and Beverage Packaging NQF level 3. They will enter into a fixed term contract with ABI Midrand Manufacturing during which they will undergo both on-the-job and theoretical learning, culminating in a National qualification.

Competence Requirements
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interact well in teams
  • Ability to work effectively in teams

Output and Accountabilities:

A Learner ship is a structured learning programme that combines theoretical training and on-the-job learning in an integrated programme. The theoretical aspects of the learning are entrenched with work-based learning.

Further characteristics of a Learner ship are:
  • A Learner ship leads to a national qualification registered on the (NQF) Qualification Framework.
  • The qualification is based on SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) registered unit standards.
  • The unit standards are written to reflect value adding skills required in the workplace and contains the outcomes and assessment criteria.
  • Competence is demonstrated in the workplace utilizing a variety of assessment methods and using the assessment criteria as the standard of performance.

Additional Information:

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional or relevant information as criteria for short-listing.

Interested applicants, who meet the above employee specifications, should please apply in writing to:

Kerene Govender at email address Kerene.Govender@za.sabmiller.com

Reference code: SAB-ZA-08869

Closing date: 8 April 2013
Definitions:

Internship:

There are basically two types of internships:

  • The Undergraduate Internship: Usually with bigger organisations that pick undergraduates to attend the internship. It often takes places during the holidays and the average durations is a few weeks. In most cases the intern will receive some sort of stipend or salary and this type of internship may lead to a job offer to the intern once he / she is finished with their studies.
  • The Graduate Internship: This type of internship could be paid or unpaid and it is to gain practical work experience after the qualification has been completed and in a job related to the qualification. It could be from a few weeks or even one or two years long. This type of internship could also lead to permanent employment.

Learnerships:

A learnership is an occupational qualification and it consists of theory and work-based experience and practical skills, with formal assessment and a qualification. At the end of the learnership the candidate may be offered permanent employment.

In-service training:

In-service training is to gain practical work experience during studies. It usually takes place after a few years of theory has been successfully completed. It is essential work experience that is part of the qualification and the in-service training is necessary to achieve the qualification. It could be paid or unpaid.