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Pick n Pay SAICA Article Clerk Traineeship Programme 2020

Pick n Pay, one of the largest South African supermarket chain stores, is inviting suitable candidates who may be interested in submitting an application and qualify for its SAICA Article Clerk Traineeship Programme 2020. Check the advert below to know more about this traineeship opportunity.

Founded in 1967 by Jack Golding, the supermarket giant now operates in seven countries with more than 1,600 stores in Southern Africa. Its headquarters are in Kenilworth, Cape Town and its other stores are operating in locations such as Zambia, Botswana, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, and Namibia.

In 2018, Pick n Pay employed 85,000 individuals and reported a revenue amounting to R83.5 billion and net income of R1.29 billion

Pick n Pay SAICA Article Clerk Traineeship Programme

Pick n Pay’s SAICA Article Clerk Traineeship Programme provides a good opportunity for qualified individuals to take on a trainee post while pursuing their CA (SA) qualification.

The company needs talented individuals with outstanding skills to join its team of experts. Pick n’ Pay sees its CA trainees as potential leaders who can further enhance the organization’s value way beyond the traineeship and into a gainful, professional career within the company.

As a SAICA Article Clerk at Pick n’ Pay, trainees will need to focus on Financial Reporting competency at a SAICA-certified training office. During training, the primary objective is to develop any one (or more) of the elective skills below:

  • Management Decision-making and Control
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation

The traineeship hopes to develop into the trainees an extensive understanding of these core competencies. Moreover, other subject matters will be introduced as the last parts of the programme, allowing participants to gain a basic knowledge of the various areas of learning.

Who should apply?

To be considered eligible to apply for this traineeship, you must be able to satisfy these minimum qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing Honors, PGDA or CTA degree to be completed by December 2020 to be able to write ITC by January 2021
  • Must be able to provide proof of registration and full copy of academic transcripts and other relevant certificates

Who should apply?

Candidates who meet the basic requirements and wish to apply will need to register an applicant profile to move forward. Click here to start the registration process.

How do I apply?

Applicants who meet the aforementioned minimum requirements and would like to push through with the application process will need to register an account. Click here to get started.

Use the reference number PNP191126-2 to pull up the advert.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 30 April 2020.

Contact Information

Click on this link if you are experiencing issues registering your profile.

To view a PDF copy of the Pick n’ Pay SAICA Article Clerk Traineeship Programme 2020 advert, kindly click on the link.


  • Where is the location of the training?
    Successful candidates will be based in Pick n’ Pay’s Cape Town branch.
  • Will the company cover relocation or accommodation fees during training?
    No. Applicants will need to consider relocation and accommodation costs when applying for this traineeship programme.
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