about the retail frontline programme
|What is the Jump Start Retail Frontline Programme? |
The programme upskills unemployed matriculants to become workplace ready for starter and entry level retail positions in stores, distribution centres and financial services. Candidates learn sought-after industry skills and gain workplace experience. While the programme won’t guarantee you a job, successful Jump Starters gain credible work readiness experience that retail employers are looking for. Spaces are limited.
|What are the requirements? Applicants must be:|
– Matriculated- Between 18 – 33 years old
– Unemployed South African citizen
– No criminal record
|What does the programme consist of?|
One week of life skills education followed by one week of hands-on work experience in an exciting retail environment.
|What type of attitude do you need?|
A career in the retail industry can be rewarding but also very tough. Make you sure you have passion, commitment and enjoy people.
|How to join Jump Start|
We’re excited that you’re interested in unlocking your career potential through our programme. Check the requirements and then apply online below.
|If you’re looking for a jobThis programme DOES NOT offer jobs but equips youth to be workplace ready. We are NOT a recruitment agency, do NOT guarantee employment, do NOT charge a fee and do NOT advertise jobs for the Mr Price Group.|
|In what areas does the programme run?|
The programme takes place around South Africa. Training is area specific and depends on demand from industry.
FAQ’s for Jump Starters
|If you completed training but didn’t get your certificate|
To receive your certificate, please contact your Regional Coordinator. Their contact details will be on your candidate letter you signed prior to your work experience.
|If your contact details have changed|
Please contact your Regional Coordinator with your new contact details. Their contact details are on your candidate letter you signed prior to your work experience.
|What happens if you completed your training but haven’t been contacted about potential career opportunities|
Remember, the programme does not guarantee a job but offers a ‘jump start’ into the working world by providing work experience. It’s up to you to find a job. If you have not been contacted within 6 months please contact your Regional Coordinator.
|If you were contacted for an interview but are unable to attend|
Interviews are handled by the regions so please make contact with your Regional Co-Ordinator. Alternatively, you can send us your details for our team to make contact. Please send: name, surname, contact number and the province you live in.