Vacation Programme at PwC

By on June 10, 2014

PwC provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. More than 184 000 people in 157 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.


Our programme is well known for being an exciting experience – it is an interesting and interactive programme that will help you to understand PwC’s culture and values. It will also give you a better understanding of the audit environment and the importance of team dynamics, in that you will be involved in numerous team activities. Students who meet at the induction week often remain friends for the rest of their lives!

Job Description

  • The Vacation Work programme is applicable to 2nd year students and above, is either 1 or 2 weeks in duration and is paid work within the audit team environment
  • Candidates MUST be studying towards the Chartered Accountant (South Africa) CA (SA) qualification (Qualifications include a BCom and post graduate qualification in Accounting or equivalent at any SAICA accredited university)

Skills required include: obtaining consistent passes in all subjects during studies, proficiency in English, good communication and interpersonal skills, drive, determination, leadership potential, deadline driven, keen attention to detail, logical thinking.

The  programme provide an opportunity to learn more about being a Chartered Accountant at PwC.  You will gain hands-on experience and will be allocated sections of work to complete. All work will be supervised and appropriate guidance and coaching will be provided. You are required to get to the office on a daily basis. Transport to clients will be arranged, if necessary.

How to apply


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