Pharmaceutical Sales Representative LEARNERSHIP



Litha Pharma, the pharmaceutical division of the Litha Healthcare Group (LHG) is a Chieta*-accredited service provider of the Pharmaceutical Sales Representative qualification, and would like to invite applications for 12 learnerships that we have available for the 2016/ 2017 year (12 month duration).

National Certificate (Pharmaceutical Sales Representation: SAQA ID: 63969)


To equip recently-graduated learners and who are CURRENTLY UNEMPLOYED – with an occupation-specific qualification, augmented by relevant and real-time workplace experience.

To enhance the marketability of the learner within the pharmaceutical industry, in order to facilitate permanent employment, as a pharmaceutical sales representative on the successful completion of the Learnership Programme.


The 12 learnerships are available in Western Cape, KZN and Gauteng, and are as follows: 2 learnerships in Cape Town, 2 learnerships in Durban and 8 learnerships in Johannesburg/ Pretoria.

Twelve-month programme, incorporating contact sessions (theory) and workplace learning

Formative (classroom) and Summative (workplace) assessments are conducted monthly

Workplace component comprises shadowing, guidance and mentoring by experienced Litha employees, in the Sales environment.

Learners will be integrated into a sales team for the duration of the twelve months, reporting to a Regional Sales Manager

Learners will receive a monthly stipend from Litha for the duration of the Programme, and will be expected to abide with the company’s policies and procedures.

All assessments are submitted to Chieta in the form of Portfolios of Evidence (PoE), to evaluate competency

Upon awarding of ‘Competency’ status for all Portfolios of Evidence, Chieta will award the National Certificate (PSR)


Learners need to be have obtained, or be in their final academic year of a Science or Health Science degree, with relevant major subjects.

Learners will need their own reliable transport and an unendorsed SA Driver’s License. A driving assessment will form part of the final selection process.

Computer Literacy at an intermediate level of the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer)

Commitment to the full 12 month programme is mandatory and the successful applicants will be required to sign a contract.

Excellent inter-personal skills, with a passion for selling and being self-motivated to achieve targets

Positive attitude with a strong desire for learning and self-improvement


Kindly forward your CV to, quoting reference no: 201511LEARN.

Kindly also provide a 1 page handwritten motivation as to why you have applied for this learnership.

Please note that this Learnership is available for SOUTH AFRICAN citizens only.

All available Learnerships will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity policy as The Litha Healthcare Group is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress.

Closing date is Friday 20 November 2015.

If you have not received a response from ourselves by 02 December 2015, please assume that your application is unsuccessful

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