Friday, 1 June 2018

VW Graduate Trainee Programme 2018

The Graduate Trainee Programme is designed for motivated, driven and dedicated individuals who possess excellent communication skills, leadership potential and an above average academic record.

As a permanent employee of Volkswagen Group South Africa, Graduate Trainees undergo a 12 month intensive training programme including Personal Development, Leadership Development and On-the-job Training which will provide graduates with a solid foundation from which to build their careers.


Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Graduate Trainee Programme is your opportunity to explore the dynamic world of vehicle manufacturing.

The Graduate Trainee Programme runs for 11 months during which you will be exposed to corporate, personal and leadership development, which will allow you to get to grips with the working world and lay a solid foundation for a successful career. 

Should you complete the 11 month trainee programme successfully, you will be placed in a suitable position within Volkswagen Group South Africa.

Volkswagen aims to recruit Trainees who display the following:
  • An above average academic record
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership potential
  • A positive attitude
  • A willingness to learn
  • A strong dedication to quality work
1. Graduate Trainee Programme: Human Resources

Required: University degree, 3 Year National Diploma / post graduate degree/diploma in the following field: Human Resources / Industrial Psychology / Labour Relations / Organisational Development / Business Administration / Humanities / Commerce


2. Graduate Trainee Programme: Finance

Required: BComm / National Diploma with Financial Accounting 3


3. Graduate Trainee Programme: Engineering

Required: Mechatronics / Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Industrial Engineering / Polymer


Volkswagen Group South Africa is committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally, this includes persons with disabilities. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports the achievement of our Employment Equity goals.

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