KPMG Learnership Programme

Submitted by Suzaan Beneke on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 15:34

KPMG is a global network of professional firms that provide Audit, Tax and Advisory services with offices in countries around the world including Norway, Ireland, Japan, Canada, Italy, and India. 

By joining the KPMG learnership programme, you’ll have hands-on client responsibility with access to the support you’ll need to develop a wide range of skills and experiences that will help you reach your full potential.

You can work across geographies and industries and take on ground-breaking projects that will challenge you and prepare you for the real working world.

Each candidate will experience a diverse and exciting learning process. They offer exceptional support, encourages self-development with dedicated experts on-site that ensure that each individual’s time at the company offers the best learning experience.

You can apply for a learnership in one of these fields:

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Consulting
  • Tax Consultant
  • IT Advisor
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Management Consulting
  • External Audit
  • Transactions & Restructuring
  • Technology Advisory


KPMG is an equal opportunity employer that strongly believes in the abilities of their candidate. They look further than just a candidate’s grades, seeking out young, talented graduates with a lot of promise to join their learnership program.

To qualify, all candidates must:

  • be a South African citizen
  • hold a legal ID book/card
  • have a legal Matric/Grade 12 certificate
  • have a qualification within their field of application
  • be computer literate
  • be proficient in English (read, write & speak)
  • be able to work under pressure
  • be able to meet strict deadlines

Make sure that all your documents are certified and included in their application. The CV must highlight your knowledge, experiences, abilities, and interests. If successful, you’ll be exposed to professional challenges, working environments and hands-on experience of all situations that may arise within their field.

The Application Process

Applications open each year. These openings are to fill gaps that may become available within all sectors.

KPMG offers graduates a variety of opportunities at all levels of skills. These include vacation work and learnerships / trainee programs. Most of these will be for a three-year term and include a monthly remuneration.

Successful individuals may also be offered full-time employment.  You can kick start your career with a learnership from KPMG.

Closing Dates

KPMG has internships available during the year, therefore, it is suggested to check regularly on their homepage for openings. 

If you want to make positive, lasting change for those around you, learn more about KPMG’s graduate programs. Visit KPMG’s careers webpage to find a wide variety of opportunities within many of the provinces of South Africa.