Packaging Learnership at Heineken

There is a 12 month Learnership programme running at Heineken beverages which leads to an NQF3 Packaging qualification so you will be skilled in performing basic operations on an automated Food and Beverage packaging line.

The Heineken Beverages company is running a Learnership programme at their packaging plant in Stellenbosch.

Applications are invited to apply for the 12-month NQF3 Packaging Learnership based at Adam Tas Cluster (Adam Tas & JC Le Roux). Acquiring this qualification will enable an individual to perform basic operations on an automated Food & Beverage packaging line within set requirements of a manufacturing unit.

The 2024 Learnership entails the following outcomes:

  •     Demonstrating an understanding of basic machine operations in a manufacturing and or packaging environment.
  •     Demonstrating an understanding of the concept Microbiology in a food handling environment.
  •     Monitoring critical control points (CCP’S) as an integral part of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system.
  •     Performing quality control practices in a food or sensitive consumer product operation.
  • Competence in performing operations in the following processes on an automated food & beverage packaging line:
    •         Washing
    •         Filling
    •         Sealing
    •         Labelling
    •         Palletizing
    •         Depalletizing
  •     Performing first line maintenance.
  •     Applying problem-solving techniques.
  •     Demonstrating effective communication skills and the ability to interpret and use information.
  •     Demonstrating basic mathematical literacy.

Prospective learners should meet the following requirements:

  •     Grade 12 (with Mathematics)
  •     Candidates must be unemployed.
  •     Relevant experience within a production/high-speed packaging environment would be advantageous.
  •     Knowledge of safe working procedures.
  •     Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  •     Ability to function independently and under pressure.
  •     Ability to cope with the inherent physical demands of the Learnership.
  •     Must be willing and able to work shifts and overtime as part of workplace training when required.
  •     Must have reliable transport to and from work.
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The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Heineken Beverages (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd) is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values inclusion and diversity. You must be fully eligible to live and work in South Africa to apply.

HOW TO APPLY – 2024 Learnership