If you’re friendly, outgoing, and well-spoken with a passion for retail and customer service, the JumpStart: Mr Price Retail Sales Programme (RSP) could be the perfect opportunity for you. This dynamic two-week training experience is designed to prepare individuals for customer-facing positions in the retail sector.

The programme includes life skills, sales theory, role play, and in-store work experience. Successful candidates are selected through an online survey and telephone screening process.

Minimum Requirements

To be eligible for the Mr Price Retail Sales Programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • South African citizenship
  • Matriculated
  • Aged 18-33 years
  • Unemployed
  • No criminal record

Mr Price Retail Sales Programme Benefits?

Participating in the Mr Price Retail Sales Programme offers several benefits:

  • Valuable Life Skills: Develop essential soft skills that are crucial in any workplace.
  • Credible Work Experience: Gain hands-on experience that will enhance your CV.
  • Certificates: Earn certificates to showcase your training and skills.
  • Workplace Readiness: Become prepared for entry-level positions with a winning workplace attitude.

Why Do I Need Life Skills?

All JumpStart retail programmes begin with a five-day life skills course because soft skills are just as important as hard skills. This course includes the following modules:

  • Personal Development: Enhance your self-awareness and personal growth.
  • Self-Esteem: Build confidence in yourself and your abilities.
  • Emotional Development: Learn to manage your emotions effectively.
  • Healing of the Past: Address and overcome past challenges.
  • Vision and Goal Setting: Set clear, achievable goals for your future.
  • Communication: Improve your interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Conflict Resolution: Learn strategies to manage and resolve conflicts.
  • Work Ethic and Time Management: Develop a strong work ethic and manage your time efficiently.
  • Basic HR Principles: Understand the basics of human resources and workplace rights.
  • Personal Health: Maintain good health practices for overall well-being.
  • Job Preparation: Get ready for job applications and interviews.

Application guidelines:

Join the Mr Price Retail Sales Programme Today!

  • Register now for the Retail Sales Programme.
  • Applicants must have access to a minimum of 200MB of data and a computer or smartphone.
  • This is necessary to complete the application process, including an online assessment and an online life skills course.

Where Is the Training Held?

Training sessions for the Mr Price Retail Sales Programme are conducted in Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Pretoria between March and October.

Will You Get a Job?

While job placements are not guaranteed upon completion of the training, JumpStart collaborates closely with employer partners to create a pipeline of suitable, work-ready talent.

Related: Mr Price Internship Opportunities 2024/2025

Start your journey towards advancing your career in retail by enrolling in the Retail Sales Programme now. Make sure you have all the required resources and act promptly to secure your spot, as training availability is limited. We are eager to assist you in acquiring essential skills and readiness for success in the retail sector.