Location: Pretoria, East London
Closing Date: 14 September 2012

Requirement Overview:

ACAP is an acronym for Accelerated Competence Acquisition Programme. Graduates on this two year programme are offered developmental opportunities through the integration of academic knowledge and practical skills.

The programme aims to achieve, among others, the following objectives:

  • To provide workplace exposure to top performing graduates to meet the key skills needs of Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA).
  • To provide development opportunities in key career streams that are relevant to the MBSA value chain. A structured rotation plan will be prepared for each candidate to maximize the development in a corporate environment.
  •  To recruit top performing graduates from diverse backgrounds to enhance the position of MBSA as an employer of choice.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Comprehensive CV
  • South African Citizen (ID)
  • 1st and 2nd year Academic Record

NB: (1) You can attach the above mentioned documents on-line under
the “Manage your CV” section in the 10. My Attachments (e.g. CV,
Academic Transcripts, etc) step on this website: (2) Kindly note that your application will not be considered if all the above documentation is not received.



  • Adaptability
  • Customer Orientation
  • Results Orientation
  • Self-confidence
  • Initiative
  • Vigour/ Enthusiasm
  • Self driven
  • Self-awareness
  • Process Orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Perseverance/ Tenacity
  • Work independently


  • Analytical
  • Business Etiquette
  • Interpersonal
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Verbal Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Report Writing
  • MS Office Computer

University of Technology and University students with a 65% minimum aggregate and who follow the following fields of study are preferred:

  • Sales & Marketing (Marketing, Public Relations & Communications)
  • Operations
  • Computer Science/IT
  • Commerce – Finance (Accounting)
  • BEng Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
  • BTech Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • Logistics/Supply Chain/Procurement
  • HR


The main criteria used in the selection of successful applicants are academic performance (Academic Record with a 65% minimum aggregate) and relevant field of study.

How to Apply

Apply Online (Pretoria)

Apply Online (East London)

Equity Statement:

All applications are invited, however the Division’s Employment Equity Plan will apply in terms of the Employment Equity Act, no. 55, 1998.

Other requirements:

NB: Please attach your academic records.

Note that your application will not be considered without academic records!