Discover an unparalleled opportunity to kick-start your career in Human Resources with Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA). The Coca-Cola Beverages Learnerships unique is designed to cultivate the next generation of HR professionals through comprehensive on-the-job training and formal education in Business Administration.

This learnership program is designed to empower ambitious candidates with essential skills and insights in the field of Human Resources. Participants will benefit from practical experience in Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa’s dynamic corporate setting, which promotes both personal and professional development.

This initiative serves as an exceptional foundation for individuals aspiring to pursue a fruitful career in HR and business administration, under the banner of Coca-Cola Beverages Learnerships.

About Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA)

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) stands at the forefront of the beverages industry, committed to refreshing the world and making a difference. Its expansive footprint in the South African market underscores a dedication to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, where innovation and teamwork thrive. As part of the global Coca-Cola system, CCBSA upholds the highest standards in its products and services, ensuring excellence in every endeavor.

Coca-Cola Beverages Learnerships Overview

  • Unemployed Learner: Human Resources
  • Reference Number: CCB240315-2
  • Company: Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa
  • Location: Multiple sites across South Africa, including Midrand, Phoenix, East London, and Gqeberha
  • Closing Date: 2024/03/22

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Qualification: Must possess a Matric certificate with a minimum 50% pass rate in Mathematics and English, showcasing foundational academic skills.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluency in English and at least one other South African language is required, ensuring effective communication within the diverse workplace of Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa.
  • Work Experience: Candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of work experience, providing a basic understanding of the workplace and its dynamics.
  • Unique Learnership Requirement: Applicants must not have previously completed the same qualification/learnership (NQF Level 4 in Business Administration or equivalent) at another company or organization, ensuring that all participants gain new knowledge and skills from the Coca-Cola Beverages Learnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete the NQF Level 4 National Certificate in Business Administration: Interns will be enrolled in this comprehensive certification program, which serves as the academic backbone of the Coca-Cola Beverages Learnerships.
  • Provide Administrative Support: Throughout the year, interns will offer crucial support to various departments. This includes assistance during high-demand periods and covering for team absences, ensuring the smooth operation of business processes.
  • Participate in Formal Training Sessions: As part of the learnership, participants will attend scheduled training sessions. These are designed to enhance their theoretical knowledge and understanding of business administration principles.
  • Engage in On-the-Job Learning: The Coca-Cola Beverages Learnerships emphasize practical experience. Interns will work on real projects, applying what they have learned in a practical setting and gaining invaluable insight into the HR function within a major corporation.
  • Contribute to Project Management: Interns may have the opportunity to contribute to ongoing projects within the HR department, offering a chance to develop project management skills and contribute meaningfully to the team’s objectives.
  • Assist in HR Operations: From recruitment and selection to employee onboarding and training, interns will gain exposure to the various facets of HR operations, enhancing their competencies in these critical areas.
  • Develop Communication Skills: Interns will interact with team members across different levels of the organization, refining their verbal and written communication skills in a professional environment.
  • Foster a Culture of Learning and Development: Participants are encouraged to take an active role in their learning journey, seeking feedback, and leveraging mentorship opportunities to facilitate personal and professional growth.
  • Implement Administrative Processes: Learn and apply administrative processes such as data entry, record keeping, and HR system management, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in administrative tasks.
  • Adapt to a Flexible Working Environment: The learnership requires the ability to adapt to changing schedules, including the possibility of working on weekends and public holidays, reflecting the dynamic nature of the business environment.

Skills Required:

  • South African citizenship
  • Must belong to Employment Equity candidates and be unemployed
  • Age between 18 and 35
  • Valid medical record detailing any disabilities (if applicable)
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • Flexibility to work weekends and public holidays if needed
  • No criminal or negative credit record

How to Apply

Required Documents:

  • Updated CV
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate
  • Certified ID copy
  • Any additional certifications or qualifications

Application Process:

  1. Visit the CCBSA career portal at CCBA Careers.
  2. Register or log in to submit your application.
  3. Fill in the application form and upload the required documents.
  4. Complete any further steps as directed on the portal.

Additional Tips and Information

  • Preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.
  • Ensure your application and documents are submitted before the closing date.
  • Prepare for potential interviews by researching CCBSA and its HR practices.
  • Candidates must be willing to commit to the full duration of the 12-month program.

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Embarking on these Coca-Cola Beverages Learnerships offers a unique chance to develop professionally within the vibrant field of Human Resources. We encourage talented and motivated individuals who meet the qualifications to seize this opportunity and apply.