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Why choose Grant Thornton for my traineeship?

At Grant Thornton, you’re not just a trainee. You’re an individual in whom we invest our energy and time – giving you exposure to a diverse range of clients as well as our business advisory services. That’s because we believe

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Can I choose to do my traineeship at any of Grant Thornton’s South African offices?

Traineeship is available at our offices in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria.

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When can I apply for my traineeship with Grant Thornton?

You can apply for a training contract at any point while studying within the CA stream. However, you can only start working with us once you have obtained your CTA qualification.

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When can I start my traineeship with Grant Thornton?

If you are completing your CTA qualification or B.Com Honours in 2011 and pass your November exams, you can start in January 2012.

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As a trainee will I only be exposed to audit work?

At Grant Thornton our trainees are not just audit trainees. There are opportunities to work in our advisory teams, whether it is corporate finance, tax or IT advisory, there is scope beyond traditional audit.

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Do I need to bring my own laptop into work?

No, we’ll give you one of ours.

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How will my training and experience at Grant Thornton help me pass my QE1 and QE2?

We want you to pass these exams as much as you do. Our low partner to trainee ratio gives you the benefit of dedicated, personal input and feedback. What’s more, to ensure you have the knowledge required for these exams,

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What happens after I’ve qualified and my three year training contract comes to an end?

Based on your experiences with us, you’ll be in an ideal position to know if you want to stay in the profession or explore other options, including joining our advisory services team. You may also choose to study further towards

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Does Grant Thornton offer bursaries and if so how can I apply?

Yes we do. Find out more about our bursary programme or apply here. Just remember to tick the box for bursaries and we will get back to you.

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