Organization : Makro
Type of Facility : Join The Makro Cadetship Programme
Head Office : Brackenfell
Website : https://www.makro.co.za/cadetshipprogramme
The Makro Cadetship Programme
About the programme :
** The Makro Cadetship Programme started in 2003, the aim being to actively attract and develop young talented leaders for the business.
** Through the programme we offer participants the opportunity to acquire a B Com Degree through one of South Africa’s leading distance learning institutions whilst gaining essential workplace experience*.
** The degree may change depending on business needs and availability
Programme Format & Learner Support
** Throughout the duration of the programme participants are based at various stores where the programme is offered. The programme starts annually in mid-March.
** The duration of the programme is four years.
** Whilst on the programme participants work full time and study part time towards their degree.
** Participants receive intensive work based training which allows them to be introduced and familiarised with our business operations, environment and culture.
** Participants are provided with a strong support system which includes coaches and mentors to guide and support them through the programme.
** Upon successful completion of the programme, candidates are placed in suitable positions.
** Makro is committed to achievement of equity in the workplace through the development of suitably qualified young talent.
** The Cadetship Program, for the 2017 intake will be offered in: Gauteng, Western Cape, PE, Bloemfontein and Pietermaritzburg.
** Completed Grade 12/ Matriculated.
** South African citizen
** 23 years or younger in the year that the programme starts.
** No criminal record
** Eligible to study towards a B Com Degree
** University admission
Additional Selection Criteria : *
** Pass matric with admission to Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Achievement Levels:
English: 4 (50 – 59%)
Mathematics: 5 (60 – 69%) or
Mathematical Literacy: 7 (80 – 89%)
* Criteria could change due to changes in university entrance requirements
To apply submit your application form/CV together with certified copies of:
** Barcoded South African ID
** Matric Certificate , or
** Statement of results.
NB: Ensure that the following information is provided:
** Alternative contact number and email address
** The name of the Makro store closest to you.
** CV’S should be submitted to headofficecadet AT makro.co.za
** For more information or enquiries, please contact the Programme Coordinator on the email address above.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Cadetship Programme a bursary?
No, it is a work study programme.
Is the programme successful?
The programme has produced a number of talented leaders for our business from Junior Managers through to Store Executive Managers.
What career paths are available for the participants?
Various career paths are available ranging from IT, Marketing, HR, Logistics and Store Operations
How long does it take to get feedback after submission of application?
Feedback will be provided to shortlisted candidates four weeks after closing date.
Are there any application tips?
Yes, ensure the following :
** You have read the application guidelines.
** Ensure that the contact details provided are active.
** Application forms/CV without certified supporting documents will not be considered.