South African Breweries (SAB), a brewing and bottling company, invites applications for Packaging Learnerships at Rosslyn Production, Western Cape. The perpose of this Learnership is to provide 10 individuals with an opportunity to enrol for a National Certificate in Food and Beverage Packaging NQF 3. They will enter into a one-year, fixed term contract with Rosslyn Brewery, during which they will undergo both on-the-job and off-the-job learning, culminating in a national qualification.

A Learnership is a structured learning programme that combines off-the-job learning and on-the-job learning in an integrated programme. The off-the- job component covers more theoretical aspects of the learning with work-based learning providing the opportunity for application of the theory and the further practical learning experiences required.

Further characteristics of a Learnership are:

  • A Learnership 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 utilising a variety of assessment methods and using the assessment criteria as the standard of performance

Learnership will cover the following:

  • Receive training AND exposure to maintenance of conveyers
  • Work with artisans and specialists -Conveyor preventative maintenance
  • Record Wear measurements
  • Replacements of components
  • Condition monitoring of conveyors
  • Understanding of conveyor controls
  • Minimum Technical Matric with Maths & English Technical Courses
  • N6 Mechanical Engineering qualification or currently studying N6 Mechanical Engineering.


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

How to apply

Applications close on 30 June 2015. Click here to apply online.