Bon Hotels has an in-service traineeship. The traineeship runs for three years.

Trainees will be placed at a BON Hotel in South Africa where they will work full time for the Hotel in the various departments:

Front Office, Reservations, Housekeeping, Kitchen, Restaurants, Bars

Conferencing / Banqueting, Sales / Marketing and Accounts.

Recruitment to start by no later than mid-September and all applications to be in by no later than 31 October.

  • Criteria for applicants is as follows:
    • Must be in possession of a matric certificate or equivalent thereof
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 24 years
    • Must be a South African Citizen
    • Must have mathematics and preferably accounting as a subject to Matric level
    • Must be in the process of completing an Orientation Traineeship Programme


  • have worked full time in a hotel or guesthouse for at least one year.
  • Trainees will receive a salary per month. The salary will be basic minimum wage.
  • Each year the Trainees will attend a Block Release Programme for a six-week period at a Tertiary Institute where they will attend classes, write exams and on successful completion, receive certification:
    • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
    • University of Johannesburg
    • Capsicum Culinary Studio
    • HTA
  • The Hotel where the Trainees are based will be responsible for the Block Release costs.
  • After completion of this programme, In-Service Trainees will be able to more effectively manage organisational resources. It will enable In-Service Trainees to obtain current knowledge by learning more about the key managerial concepts in Hospitality Management.