CA Pathfinder


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. Pathfinder is fundamental to the Investec CA journey.

Applications for the CA Pathfinder 2019 Programme are closed and will reopen on 1 September 2019 for the 2020 programme intake.

The 2019 CA Pathfinder Programme will be hosted at the Investec Sandton office from 13 January to 17 January 2019.

Gain insight and put theory into practice

Our 5 day CA Pathfinder vacation programme offers students, who are in the final year of their undergraduate studies, real-world banking experience and insight into the culture and dynamics of Investec. 

Network with the pros

Pathfinder gives you the opportunity to network with Investec experts and the chance to meet the CA Programme team and 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 world of banking. 

Unpacking Investec's CA Pathfinder programme


What's your path?
Come and experience Investec.

CA pathfinder
‘During the application process and the interview, it felt like Investec was interested in getting to know me as a person above everything else.’

‘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.’

Previous CA Pathfinder participants

Frequently asked questions

  • Who can apply?

    • Students  in the final year of their undergraduate degree and studying towards a CA at a SAICA accredited university
    • Students who have passed pure Maths at matric level
    • Full time students
  • How do I apply?

    CA Pathfinder 2019 will take place from 13 -17 January 2019

    Applications open 1 September and close on 30 September every year. The application form required will be available during this period.

    You will be required to upload and submit all the documents listed below:
    • CV
    • Copy of ID
    • Matric certificate
    • Academic transcripts (all studies to date)
    • A head shot of yourself
    • * Work permit (where relevant)
    *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.

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