The JumpStart Retail Essentials Programme (REP) 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. Course modules include customer experience, store location, marketing and merchandising. The internship is open to applicants who completed at least one commerce subject in matric.
Training is held in Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria.
All JumpStart retail programmes begin with a five-day life skills course – because soft skills are just as important as hard skills. This course is composed of the following modules:
Apply online. We’ll contact you. If there’s training in your area, we’ll let you know. You’ll need 200MB data and a smartphone or computer to complete your application and online assessment.
Job placements are not guaranteed on completion of training. However, JumpStart works closely with employer partners to create a pipeline of suitable, work-ready talent.