Data Engineering Learnership Programme

Job Description

The Data and Analytics team specializes in driving data solutions to add value to our customers in a meaningful way. We are looking for exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people to join our team and drive a data-led culture. This area is continually evolving and is a place where motivated employees thrive and where employee ownership and accountability leads to meaningful results.

In our journey to reposition data as a service, this team is focusing on creating increased commercial value for our organization. And to do that, we are investing in the best Data skills. We’re building a team of leading Data Engineers who are passionate about innovation to enable the group’s platform and partner to drive value for our clients – this will enable the progress in Africa we all want to see.

There is high demand for Data Engineering skills in the market. This is a skill you want to have on your CV and the possibilities are endless. Skills you can learn include: Agile, SQL, Data Modeling, SQL Performance, NoSQL Foundations, BIG Data Fundamentals, Cloud Fundamentals, Hadoop Ecosystem, Data Governance, Privacy & Compliance, Streaming Data/Kafka, Python, Source Control, Data Encryption.

If you are passionate about Data and want to get hands-on exposure with the guidance and coaching from our Data Leads to work on projects such as Azure or AWS development end-to-end data solutions with multiple access patterns, explore the data solution for operational master data and analytical master data, assist in migration of the data from old systems to new systems. End-to-end data solution which includes the ingestion of data, analyzing the right data platforms, development on the platform, provisioning the outcome to the consumers and application of ML/automation capabilities of the Cloud providers AND obtain a National Certificate in System Development with Data Engineering skills programs. Then the Data Engineering Learnership Program is the program to join. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and equip you with future-ready skills.


  • Completed Tertiary Qualification in any Technology-related field (Degree or Diploma)
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Not be registered on any other learnership
  • Not be studying at any other institution

Additional Information

  • Start Date: 1 April 2023
  • Duration: 18 Months (Fixed Term Contract)
  • Learner Stipend: R10000 per month plus Student Medical Aid