frequently asked question
What is the difference between the Graduates Development Program and the Apprenticeship Program?
The GDP is designed for providing the young Graduates with a combination of the soft skills and familiarization with the business operations across dal group, while the Apprenticeship Program is designed to develop young Apprentices’ technical capacity to become experts in a designated field. But both programs provide a divisive exposure.
Which program suits me better?
The GDP is for those who want to explore the business in general, trying different business functions, learning various skills, to identify the areas where they excel and could provide the career option they want to pursue.
The Apprenticeship program is for those who have a well-defined direction and want to dig deep to the core of a job with in a stream to understand all the functional work and develop the technical skills that are needed to become an expert within that area.
What happens when I join DAL GROUP apprenticeship program?
A comprehensive onboarding program is provided for all Apprentices when they start their apprenticeship Program journey with DAL Group. Additionally Apprentices will undergo their first learning wave.
What are the working days and timing?
Working hours are (40) hours a week with daily half hour break spread over the week days as per the applicable schedule of work at the specific work location.
Business working days are from Sunday to Thursday from 07:30 – 16:30. Friday and Saturday’s are off days, unless you are requested otherwise/or the nature of the department you work in requires it.
What resources are available for me to do my job?
Every Apprentice who is employed with the company and is part of the program is entitled to a laptop to carry out work related tasks and duties.
How is the job rotation determined?
Job rotations are determined based on the organizational needs as well as the main duties and tasks that the Apprentices will be carrying out during their rotations. Rotation placements are done without any bias or person preference.
Will I have a Coach?
Yes, you will have a Coach during each job rotation, this coach will be the person you report to.
Where will my work location be?
Work location shall be any of DAL Group Business units that support that stream ranking under the management umbrella, in any of its work location specified by DAL Group.
What will happen after the duration of the program?
After completing the tenure of the program, Apprentices shall be released from the program and absorbed into the division’s department that supports the particular stream within the program.