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KFC Learnerships 2022 – 2023

The popular fast-food franchise KFC is offering unemployed youth the opportunity to begin a foundation for a promising career in the Fast Food Services Industry. 

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This KFC learnership provides youth, specifically new matriculants the opportunity to have some work experience and training under their belt as a means to enter the working world. 

If you are new to the working world and have an interest in the Fast Food sector and thinking of pursuing a career in it, then the KFC learnership may just be what you’re looking for.

Here’s a detailed breakdown of what the company has to offer.

Closing Date

This learnership does not have a closing date as of yet. Applications are encouraged and should be submitted as soon as possible to be considered for selection by KFC.


This learnership is held in the province of Gauteng. If you do not reside in Gauteng then it may be advised to relocate if possible. 

About KFC

This notorious fast-food franchise has been established in South Africa for the last 50 years. The company was originally founded in the USA in 1952, with its base of operations located in the state of Kentucky.

KFC’s presence in South Africa has had a positive impact on job creation and community improvement. Their growth in the country has led to over 900 stores established with well over 35,000 employees hired.

Over the years KFC has established many foundations and programs to benefit communities and individuals in need. Portions of KFC’s profits in South Africa are generally dedicated to these causes.

As we can see KFC is constantly doing its best to bring positive contributions to the country’s communities and its citizens.

About the KFC Learnerships

KFC has established the opportunity for unemployed youth. It is aimed at providing candidates with relevant work experience and training in the Fast Food Service Industry.

This could be the catalyst for those interested in starting a career in the Fast Food Services Industry.

The whole program lasts a full year. Candidates will walk away from this learnership with 4 months of theoretical training and 8 months of practical work experience in this respective industry.


To be accepted into KFC’s learnership, all applicants will be required to meet the learnership’s set criteria as follows:

  • Applicants must be within the age of 18 – 27 years.
  • Applicants must have at least 6 months of working experience.
  • Applicants must have completed Matric, with a pass in Mathematics or Maths Literacy.
  • Applicants must have a substantial command of the English language.

These requirements are essential for applicants. If they are not met you will not be accepted into KFC’s learnership program.

How to Apply

To apply for this learnership you will need to apply online here.

Make sure to include the following support documents with your application:

  • A certified copy of your ID
  • A certified copy of your latest academic results.
  • A recent photo of yourself
  • An updated CV

If you have not received any feedback from KFC with a week of submitting your application, consider it unsuccessful.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns relating to the KFC learnership, then you can contact the company through the following methods: