Founded in 1946, Volkswagen Group South Africa emerged as a fully owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VWAG), a German-based company. Since its inception, this entity has played a pivotal role in South Africa’s development through foreign direct investment, technological transfer, and skills enhancement, making it the most significant German investment in the country. Located in Uitenhage, an industrial town in the Eastern Cape, approximately 35 kilometers away from Port Elizabeth, Volkswagen Group South Africa strategically positions itself.
Committed to the idea that job creation and skills development are potent drivers of positive change, Volkswagen Group South Africa is dedicated to establishing a robust and profitable organization. This dedication goes beyond the company’s own employment opportunities, extending to nurturing growth and prosperity among its extensive network of suppliers and franchised dealerships, all associated with the Volkswagen family. By placing a strong emphasis on these objectives, Volkswagen Group South Africa strives to propel progress, contribute to the nation’s economic growth, and leave a lasting impact on the local community.
About the Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships 2024
Volkswagen is offering graduate traineeships for candidates who are looking for either General Training Programmes or Engineering Training Programmes. The Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships aim to fast-track the learning journey of graduates within a professional setting, empowering them to unleash their full potential. This unique opportunity offers permanent employment, complemented by a year of comprehensive skills and expertise training, all while actively contributing in a full-time capacity to one of our Divisions. Our ultimate goal is to cultivate the development of talented individuals, nurturing them into future leaders of our organization.
To be eligible for this program, applicants must have successfully completed at least their undergraduate degree or its equivalent by the end of 2023. Embrace this opportunity to embark on a transformative experience that will not only enhance your skills but also accelerate your professional growth. Join us on this exciting path towards unlocking your true potential and shaping a successful future.
Prospective candidates must demonstrate diverse interests and a keen interest in the future of the Auto Industry, particularly in areas like Electric Vehicles. Additionally, achieving an overall academic aggregate of 65% or higher in their academic results is required. Moreover, the evaluation process will also take into account their potential for growth and development within the organization.
The program is set to commence on 01 February 2024, providing a promising start to a fulfilling and rewarding career journey with Volkswagen.
For application purposes, please kindly take note of the Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships 2024’s Reference Number: VWS230704-1.
If you feel assured of your capabilities to apply for the Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships, seize the opportunity and submit your application as soon as possible! However, before proceeding, it is crucial to familiarize yourself with the program’s eligibility criteria. These criteria will evaluate whether you possess the necessary qualities and qualifications to be regarded as a competitive candidate. To ensure that your qualifications align with the program’s requirements, carefully review the eligibility criteria listed below. Fulfilling all the specified items will greatly increase your likelihood of succeeding in the application process.
The Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Requirements for Graduate Training Program – General
- National Diploma/B-Tech/ Bachelor’s Degree/ BEng in
- Mechatronic Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
2. Requirements for Graduate Training Program – Engineering
- National Diploma/ B-Tech/ Bachelor’s Degree in:
- Public Management & Administration
- Public Relations
- Data Science/Computer Science
- Information Technology
Apply online: Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships 2024.
For optimal access to the mentioned website, we recommend utilizing Google Chrome as your preferred web browser. It provides a smoother and more efficient experience when navigating the site.
To initiate the application process, candidates are required to register on the application portal. This account will play a pivotal role throughout the entire registration process, so it is essential to keep the login credentials secure.
When submitting your application, be sure to include a comprehensive academic transcript and all relevant certificates.
It is vital for candidates to ensure that they submit all the required documents accurately and within the stipulated timeframe. Failure to do so may lead to disqualification from the registration process, and we wouldn’t want you to miss out on this opportunity.
As a time-saving alternative, candidates have the option to register using their existing Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn accounts. This streamlined approach eliminates the need to create a new account, enabling a more efficient and seamless registration process.
To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the application review, the entire selection committee, including yourself, will be involved in evaluating the submitted applications. As a result, it is crucial to conduct a thorough review to identify and rectify any discrepancies or false information that may inadvertently be included.
Rest assured that the personal information provided by candidates will be treated with utmost confidentiality. By submitting your applications, you grant the selection committee permission to utilize this information solely for the purpose of completing your registration for the event.
To ensure a fair and standardized evaluation process, candidates are required to submit their applications exclusively through the aforementioned website. The committee responsible for evaluating the applications will not consider any materials submitted through other means, such as hand delivery or fax.
Applications for the Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships must be submitted before the closing date on 31 July 2023.
Please make sure to promptly send in your applications upon receiving them. It is strongly recommended to submit your application as soon as possible to secure your place within the registration period. Moreover, early submission will help you avoid any last-minute surprises, such as potential high Internet traffic or misplacing important documents.
To be considered for the program, all applications must be received before the specified deadline. Late applications will not be accepted and will be rejected by the selection committee.
Throughout the recruitment phase, Volkswagen retains the right to select any candidate of its choice for the program. The decisions made by the selection committee are final and binding for all parties involved.
Do you have a question regarding the Volkswagen Graduate Traineeships? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
Telephone Number: +27 41 994 4565
Email Address: [email protected]