Qualifying South African’s who are unemployed and between the ages of 18 and 28 are welcome to apply for the free Sales and Marketing Seta-accredited programme offered by Educo Academy.
The course offers an extensive range of practical sales and marketing skills, designed to empower youth and put them in a position to start earning an income. It covers a range of subjects, from understanding target markets and meeting marketing objectives to evaluating customer satisfaction levels, identifies potential and existing customers, handling customer complaints, and liaising with a range of different customers.
In partnership with the Department of Labour, Educo Academy is helping graduates use these skills to access income-earning opportunities with a number of corporates institutions and, in so doing, help combat youth unemployment in South Africa.
Students will receive a Seta- accredited certificate in Marketing after completion of this twelve-month course. The programme also gives students practical job experience, allowing them the opportunity to start earning an income through Educo’s industry-leading partners, including AllLife Insurance and The Unlimited Group.
To participate in the programme, all online students need to conduct their courses remotely, for instance, they can download the app from the Google Play Store or via app.educoacademy.co.za.Once successfully registered and enrolled, and on completion of their first month of studies, students receive an Educo Unlimited SIM card that includes an initial R100 free airtime, and double data and double airtime on top-up with Cell C.