Discover your CA path


Under the guidance of an international expert in finance, you will put theory into practice by managing a bank over four quarters, while gaining insight into the culture and dynamics of Investec and the CA Programme.  

Put theory into practice

Our Pathfinder vacation programme offers students studying towards becoming Chartered Accountants the guidance of an international expert in finance, the ability to put theory into practice and the opportunity of managing a bank over four quarters.

Network with the pros

Pathfinder offers a comprehensive understanding of banking, networking with Investec experts and the chance to meet the CA Programme team and fellow trainees. 

Plot your CA path

For the talented self-starter, Pathfinder gives you the opportunity to discover the CA path that best suits you while gaining an understanding of Investec, our CA Programme and the banking world. 

Unpacking Investec's Pathfinder programme


What's your path?
Come and experience Investec.


Pathfinder 2018

Investec CA Pathfinder logo
Applications for our Pathfiner Programme open 1 September to 30 September 2018. 

Pathfinder will be hosted at Investec Sandton 13 - 18 January 2019.
CA pathfinder
‘I learned more about banking, Investec but most importantly myself.’

‘I now know more about Investec, the banking industry and what I want to do with my career.’

‘I am hooked and I want to be part of this family.’

Pathfinder participants

Frequently asked questions

  • Who can apply?

    • You are in the final year of your undergraduate degree and studying towards a CA at a SAICA accredited university
    • You have passed pure Maths at matric level
    • You are a full time student
  • Application criteria

    Investec wishes to encourage and promote South Africans to further their studies and qualifications in the hope that they will contribute significantly to the economic development of the country and to fully participate in the broader South African society.
    If you are a permanent resident of South Africa, please upload a copy of your South African ID.
    If you are not a South African citizen we require a copy of a valid work permit in order to process your application. Please upload this with your documents.
    Should you not have a valid work permit, you will not be able to continue with this application.
  • How do I apply?

    CA Pathfinder will take place from 14 -19 January 2018.
    Applications for Pathfinder 2018 open on 1 September and close on 30 September 2017.
    The application form required will be available during this period.
    • CV
    • Matric certificate
    • Academic transcripts for all courses completed to date
    • Recent head shot of yourself
    • Identity document
    • Work permit (where applicable)

Get in touch with our CA Programme team

Call us

+27 (0)11 291 3760