AfriGIS is looking for ambitious, young individuals with a passion for technology to take part in its AfriGIS Learnership in the field of Systems Development.
AfriGIS is a multinational company engaged in IT. The company was founded in 1997 and has more than 90 workers spread across their various branches in Pretoria, Durban, and Cape Town in South Africa, Dublin in Ireland, and Dhaka in Bangladesh. AfriGIS is known for its ability to integrate its products and innovative solutions without relying on third parties.
As a global company, AfriGIS has an approach that allows it to see things differently and that means that it pays attention to things that others can’t. This is how AfriGIS provides the best solutions for its customers. AfriGIS has always been ambitious to create solutions. Solutions are found thanks to the teamwork of experts and staff who collectively foster culture, commitment, and competitive edge.
AfriGIS is always on the lookout for talented and curious individuals to join its team. The company provides training and mentoring for its employees to contribute to the development of a better future, both for employees and for clients. AfriGIS is passionately involved in various projects in its immediate and extended environment and community.
Besides, AfriGIS is also committed to being actively involved in supporting the realization of social sustainability by providing internship and learnership programmes for South African youth.
AfriGIS Learnership Programme works as a means to stimulate economic growth in South Africa. AfriGIS also employs members of the Employment Solutions for People with Disabilities on its team. The company shares Employment Solutions’ vision and strives to create an accommodating and disability-friendly work environment for people’s unique capabilities through integrated and meaningful employment within the Gauteng North region.
On the other hand, AfriGIS Learnership Programme is an initiative that helps bridge the skills gap for unemployed SA youth in the IT industry. The aim is to develop and empower several young South Africans in the field of Information and Technology, so more tenaciously creative individuals can enter the job market.
In this guide, we will explain clearly what AfriGIS Learnership is like, the benefits you can get after participating in the learnership, the basic requirements you must meet to qualify as a successful participant, how to apply for it, and the closing date you should take note of to avoid tardiness in the document submission.
Without further ado, let’s get into it.
AfriGIS Learnership Programme Overview
According to the results of a business insider report published in 2019, system developer was one of the best jobs in the year with a surprisingly low unemployment rate of only 1.9 percent. The median salary earned was also fantastic, exceeding a hundred thousand dollars a year.
If you have been dreaming of becoming a system developer for a long time, now is a good opportunity to start step by step to realize your dreams. With AfriGIS Learnership, you can develop your skills and enrich your knowledge to become a reliable system developer. You will also receive valuable work experience by working with dynamic AfriGIS teams guided by prominent experts in their fields.
AfriGIS Learnership is a training programme sponsored by AfriGIS for young South Africans interested in pursuing a career in Systems Development. Learnership is designed to educate the participants about what is needed to become a reliable system developer.
- Build behind-the-scenes software for a wide range of organisational and business functions
- Discuss user requests and requirements
- Identify, design, and test a software that you have built
- Develop and implement applications and programmes you designed for backend processing systems used in businesses and organisations
- Help the business or organisation you work with become more efficient at producing systems that can be sold to the general market
Also, there are several new technical abilities that you can acquire after taking this training which will be very useful in supporting your career as a programmer, including:
- Basics of Testing
- Cross-Platform Software
- Data Structures and Algorithms
- Encryption and Cryptography
- Integrated Development Environment
- Microsoft Excel
- Networking Basics
- Operating System
- Programming Languages
- Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
- Source Control
- Text Editors
This learnership will take place in Pretoria. At the end of the learnership, you will gain the NQF 5, SAQA ID: 48872 qualifications.
Interested in joining? Learn more about whether you are what AfriGIS is looking for.
To apply for this learnership you must meet the requirements below.
- You are a legal citizen or permanent resident of South Africa.
- You are not currently working for a company or studying full-time at a particular institution at the time of application.
- You are between 18 and 35 years of age at the time of applying.
- You must have completed Grade 12 or obtained a valid Matric certificate and received 60% or more in Mathematics and English.
- You display a bright personality with strong interpersonal skills.
- You can demonstrate positive attitudes toward learning and work.
If you have met all of these requirements, then continue to find out how you can apply for AfriGIS Learnership.
How to Apply
Registration for AfriGIS Learnership is easy to do online. Simply send your latest Curriculum Vitae (CV) along with a Grade 12 certificate and ID to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will have to wait several weeks after the closing date to receive further news on the status of your application. If you don’t hear anything from the company, please understand that you may not have had much luck this time. Shortlisted participants may be called to attend an interview.
AfriGIS Learnership Closing Dates
Although it is not explicitly stated when the learnership application will be closed, it never hurts to collect your application immediately. Make sure that you do not miss any important documents that you have submitted given that the selection committee will not consider incomplete applications.
Should you have questions about AfriGIS Learnership, you can send them by filling in the contact form listed on this page.
You can also send your inquiries at the number or address below.
AfriGIS Head Office
446 Rigel Avenue S
P.O. Box 14134
Tel: +27 87 310 6400
Visit the official AfriGIS website at www.afrigis.co.za for further information and any updates regarding Afrigis Learnership.