Retail Sales Programme

Are you a match for retail sales?
If you’re friendly, outgoing and well-spoken with a passion for retail and customer service, the JumpStart Retail Sales Programme (RSP) could be a match for you. This is a highly energetic two-week training experience for customer-facing positions. Training incorporates life skills, sales theory and role play, as well as in-store work experience. Suitable candidates will be selected via an online survey and telephone screening.
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  • Valuable life skills
  • Credible work experience
  • Certificates to add to your CV
  • Workplace ready for entry-level positions
  • Become work-ready and develop a winning workplace attitude

Training is held in Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria between March and October.  

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:  


  • Personal development Self-esteem
  • Emotional development
  • Healing of the past
  • Vision and goal setting
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Work ethic and time management
  • Basic HR principles
  • Personal health
  • Job prep

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.

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