JumpStart Skills Development Programmes

JumpStart Skills Development Programmes

JumpStart Skills Development Programmes

JumpStart Skills Development Programmes

Putting youth on the fast-track to retail careers

We’re breaking barriers with our leading retail skills programmes

Youth have the highest unemployment of all age groups in South Africa: 62.1% of youth aged 15 to 24 do not have jobs*. Our JumpStart programme is taking urgent action, equipping unemployed youth with sought-after retail and manufacturing skills to help unlock career potential. South Africa’s youth are resilient and filled with potential – and inspire us to do everything we can to build a better future for our nation.

Mr. Price Foundation will never ask you to pay to apply for the JumpStart programme. Please do not respond to scams asking for any form of payment

Power up your retail skills with JumpStart

JumpStart skills development programmes are designed to unlock opportunities for unemployed youth in the retail and
manufacturing value chain. These programmes are run in partnership with our awesome employer partners including Mr Price Group businesses and the SPAR Group.

Training on demand

JumpStart programmes equip youth with key skills for entry level to management positions in the retail and manufacturing value chains. Programmes are ever-evolving to ensure they match industry demand.

Skills training

JumpStart programmes blend industry-specific theory with life skills and work experience to ensure youth are genuinely prepared for the working world.

Talent pipeline

Suitable candidates enter a talent pipeline for our employer partners. Employment is not guaranteed, but JumpStart works closely with

JumpStart provides training on demand, to youth across South Africa.

JumpStart training takes place in major South African cities, including Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria. The training feeds youth into the retail value chain. The Professional Manufacturing Programme and Production Programme are geared for graduates and feed into the supply chain. Programmes for matriculants feed into the retail sector and include: Retail Frontline Programme, Retail Sales Programme, Warehousing Basics Programme, Retails Essentials Programme and Professional Retail Programme. Training is area specific and is switched on and off according to demand from our industry partners.

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.

How to Apply

Email us Your Cv,ID and Matric certificate here : info@mrpfoundation.org


NB. Use the links given below to Apply

Retail Frontline Programme

Apply Online for the Retail Frontline Programme

Retail Sales Programme

Apply Online for the Retail Sales Programme

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