Barloworld CA Trainee Programme

The Barloworld CA Trainee Programme is one of Barloworld’s Young Talent Programmes, aimed at growing critical skills and developing a potential pool of leaders for the future.

Programme Details

Started in 1999, this 3 year programme is accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and covers all SAICA competencies.

Key Highlights

Shape a career path in multiple sectors across the Group’s business units.
The practical training is invaluable in preparing one for the real business world.
The programme is one of the best ways to achieve the skills you need to qualify as a CA.

Benefits of participating in the trainee programme

Exposure to diverse industries through rotation into different divisions and geographies

  • Support from dedicated and qualified CA mentors
  • Study support for your ITC and APC exams
  • Possible placement after qualifying
  • Continuous professional development

On the job training:

Our program is structured to meet SAICA requirements and as such we have adopted the CA 2025 for all new trainees. As a CA trainee, you will be exposed to the following:

  • Business acumen
  • Decision-making acumen
  • Relational acumen

You will also get exposure in terms of professional values and attitudes focusing on:

  • Ethics
  • Citizenship
  • Lifelong learning

How does the programme work?

Potential recruits will go through a first round of interviews to assess their suitability to the business. Shortlisted candidates will be put through a second set of panel interviews before the final decision is made. The successful recruits will be placed across the Group in business units where their learning will begin.

The Barloworld Approach


Qualifications: Completed or registered for CTA/PGDA (CTA Level 2 for UNISA students) or fourth year of Bachelor of Accounting Science.

Skills & Behavior: Potential to be a leader, able to multi-task and work in teams, attention to detail as well as a commitment to continuous learning & development.

Supporting Documents needed:

  • Certified copies of your matric certificate
  • Transcripts or degree
  • SA identity document
  • CV