JumpStart your retail dream
The JumpStart Retail Frontline Programme (RFP) is designed to unlock opportunities for matriculated youth to entry level positions in retail. This two-week skills development course is composed of an online life skills course, in-person training and interviews, and one week of hands-on work experience in a retail environment. This work readiness programme gives youth the opportunity to become more specialised and more employable.
Is the Retail Sales Programme for you?
If you’re friendly, well-spoken and passionate about retail, the JumpStart Retail Sales Programme could a match for you. This is a highly energetic training experience for customer-facing positions. Suitable candidates will be selected via a survey and telephone screening. Training incorporates life skills, sales theory and role play, as well as in-store work experience. Training is held in Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg and
Pretoria between March and October 2023.
Take the survey and see if you’re a match.
Explore your retail niche
The JumpStart Retail Essentials Programme is a six-month blended learning course that combines theory and work experience for more specialised retail roles. Interns gain introductory knowledge and skills to function in a retail organisation.
Get work-ready for warehousing
The JumpStart Warehousing Basics Programme shapes candidates for entry-level positions in warehousing. This two-week course is composed of an online life skills course, in-person training and interviews, and one week of hands-on work experience in a warehouse environment.
Become a whizz on the sewing machine
The JumpStart Production Programme is a six-month course in critical production and manufacturing skills, and workplace ethics. This course produces footwear manufacturers or multi-skilled sewing machinists for industries such as footwear, clothing and home textiles.