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Distell: Packaging Learnership 2023

Distell Packaging Learnership Programme 2023/24 in Springs

Are you new to the working world? Do you think you can make it in the supply chain field? Then you’ve come to the right place!

Distell is now accepting applications for its packaging learnership program.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to get a start in the working world and also gain some valuable work experience at the same time.

If you want to join, then you need to apply right now.

We’ve provided a breakdown of how this learnership program works and what it will need from you during the application process works.

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Closing Date

This learnership will not be accepting applications after 12 May 2023.

Please make sure that your application and all supporting documents are submitted before this date.


This learnernship will be held in Springs, Gauteng.

What is This learnership Program?

Distell provides a one-year learnership program in which students from all over the world can get job experience in a variety of subjects of study.

The program is constantly running throughout the year, and students interested in applying should post their CV to Distell’s website.

Recruitment occurs fast, and students are encouraged to browse the adverts on the company’s website during this time.

Key Performance Areas would include (but are not limited to):

  • Presenting technical training on packaging equipment to both Distell internal standards and as registered Skills Programs or Learnerships.
  • Conduct NQF competency assessments.
  • Moderate NQF competency assessments.
  • Assessing training effectiveness through both written tests and practical evaluation.
  • Developing training material and procedures.
  • Processing the formal administration required for accredited programs.
  • Compiling a technical training needs analysis, based on assessment and audit outcomes.
  • Perform or facilitate audits on the condition of equipment and the maintenance thereof.
  • Provide consultation in the fields of packaging and cellar operations, equipment, and maintenance.
  • Conduct training for Africa and International operations.
  • Undertake special assignments of a technical nature.

The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • Minimum of five years maintenance experience of a specialized nature in a beverage packaging environment.
  • Display in depth knowledge of processes and practical experience on FMCG packaging equipment.
  • Display very good technical fault-finding and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in the facilitation of technical training, displaying sound skills in the explanation of practical procedures, practices, and processes of a technical nature.
  • Display sound knowledge of the apprenticeship process.
  • Administration of Skills Program and Learnerships documentation.
  • Display computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Candidate must be willing to travel.

Qualification required:

  • Qualified Mechanical/Electrical Artisan (NTC3 & Trade Test Certificate)/ equivalent qualification
  • Accredited as a NQF Assessor.
  • Moderator accreditation will be advantageous.
  • Must have finished Matriculation/Grade 12 or relevant N-level certificates.

How To Apply

Applications are quite simple. All you need to do is fill in the following online application form, which you can find on Distell’s website.

Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns related to this learnership program, then you can contact Distell directly through the following means:

Distell Contact Page

About Distell

Distell is a leading South African producer and marketer of wines, spirits, ciders, and other ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages.

The company was formed in 2000 through the merger of Stellenbosch Farmers’ Winery (SFW) and Distillers Corporation. Distell’s brands are enjoyed by consumers in more than 100 countries across the world.

Distell offers learnerships as part of its commitment to developing its employees’ skills and capabilities.

These learnerships provide on-the-job training and development opportunities for people who are interested in pursuing a career in the beverage industry.

The learnerships are designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge required to work in various roles within the company, such as production, marketing, sales, and distribution.

One of the reasons why Distell’s learnerships are interesting is that they provide a comprehensive learning experience that covers both theoretical and practical aspects of the job.

Learners have the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and work on real-life projects, which allows them to gain practical experience and develop their skills in a supportive environment.

Another reason why Distell’s learnerships are appealing is that the company is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

Distell believes that a diverse workforce is essential to its success and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees, regardless of their background or experience.

Overall, Distell’s learnerships provide a great opportunity for individuals who are passionate about the beverage industry and want to develop their skills and knowledge in a supportive and inclusive environment.