Coca-Cola is an international beverage company that is home to 500 well-known brands scattered across 200 nations. The company has strived hard to achieve versatility, and this is reflected in their portfolio. In addition to their line of Coca-Cola products, the company is also famous for some iconic brands, such as Fanta, Honest Tea, Georgia Coffee, Minute Maid Juices, Sprite, and too many to list out. Over the years, Coca-Cola has come up with innovation to diversity their beverage portfolio. These includes attempts to bring new kinds of drinks into the market, to reducing the amount of sugar in their manufactured beverages. To support these changes, the company relies on the hardworking souls of 700 000 employees.
Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa has successfully introduced the iconic brand to the country’s markets. Based in Gauteng, Ekurhuleni, the South African branch is committed to achieving a sustainable business that increase job employments in the country. The company has established long-lasting relationships with large retailers to small traders to make sure that their products are distributed to suitable clients. Contributing greatly to the national economic growth, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa aspires to not just uplift the spirit of entrepreneurship, but also empower fellow black employees that are crucial to their business.
About the Coca-Cola Packaging & Commercial Learnerships 2021-2022
Coca-Cola is offering South African individuals with the opportunity to participate in learnerships concentrating on Packaging and Commercial. The Coca-Cola Packaging and Commercial Learnerships are conducted in several locations across South Africa – which includes Nigel, Heidelberg, Devland, Polokwane, Bloemfontein, Tzaneen, Port Elizabeth, Phoenix, Nelspruit, and Steelpoort. Please refer to the information below see more details of each learnership.
1. Coca-Cola Packaging Learnership
The Coca-Cola Packaging Learnership is open for 12 people who are interested in this opportunity. Selected learners will be exposed to theoretical knowledge as well as practical working sessions that are relevant to the department’s line of work. Upon successful completion of the programme, candidates will be entitled to a NQF Level 3 Qualification in Food and Beverage Packaging. This qualification is registered under the National Qualification Framework and South African Qualifications AUthoirty.
2. Coca-Cola Commercial Learnership
The Coca-Cola Commercial Learnership is open for candidates who are interested in being part of the company’s Sales Team. Learners will acquire knowledge regarding the sales environment, customer management, merchandising standards, communications, and more. You will be required to assist customers and promote products to a wide spectrum of different demographic groups.
The duration of Learnership is 12 months. If you obtain a minimum value of 120 credits, it’s mean you success complete the programme. Through this Learnership programme, you will will receive a National Certificate in Marketing (NQF level 4).
Interested candidates of the Coca-Cola Packaging & Commercial Learnerships must fulfill a series of criteria in order to proceed with their registration. These items will be used by the selection committee to assess candidates on a fair basis. To succeed, it is highly advisable you meet all these qualifications below. Failure to do so might cost you your chances of an accepted application.
The Coca-Cola Packaging & Commercial Learnerships Eligibility Criteria are as listed below:
1. Coca-Cola Packaging Learnership Officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa Has a Grade 12 qualification in Mathematics (not Maths Literacy) and Physical Science Recognized as an Employment Equity candidates Has not participated in another learnership prior to this one Possess a high level of self motivation Keen eye for details Has a high sense of interaction Works effectively with other team members.
2. Coca-Cola Commercial Learnership
- Has a Matric qualification with a 40% average aggregate score in Mathematics/Maths Literacy and English
- Unemployed at the time of applications
- Does not have any prior working experience
- Possess incredible numerical abilities
- Can engage themselves in social situations
- Establishes long-lasting relationships with clients
- Plans their workload in an effective manner
- Advantageous: possess a valid Code 8 Driver’s License.
Coca-Cola has all of the rights to include additional information that are relevant to the eligibility criteria for shortlisted candidates.
Apply online: Coca-Cola Packaging & Commercial Learnerships 2021-2022.
Applications must be processed through the aforementioned link. Please find the the learnership of your choice and select it. Afterwards, you will need to register for the programme through the online platform. Applications submitted through other methods, such as e-mail or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.
In addition to the application forms, candidates must also provide these necessary documents:
- A complete Curriculum Vitae
- Any prior working experience (if available)
- Contact details of your references
- Valid copies of your qualifications
- Valid copy of your Identity Document
- Legitimate proof of residence.
Applications for the Coca-Cola Packaging & Commercial Learnerships 2021-2022 must be submitted before the closing date on 10 February 2021.
Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. These potential learners will be subjected to further Literacy and Numeracy testing, medical assessments, and background checks.
Coca-Cola will be complying with their Employment Equity policies during their internal and external recruitment process. Please be kindly informed that internal candidates will be offered consideration before moving on to external candidates. This is to ensure that the company can fulfill their Employment Equity goals.