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ARE YOU READY TO GO FROM UNEMPLOYED TO SELF-EMPLOYED?

If you answered yes then IT varsity’s career pathway opportunity into digital entrepreneurship is for you!
In the efforts of contributing towards the well-being and filling the unemployment gap in the uMhlathuze Local Municipality, we are proud to announce that IT varsity is on the hunt for 30 youth, aged 18 – 27 years to provide them with the skills and tools to become entrepreneurs in the 4th industrial revolution.

How? Should you meet the criteria you will be awarded a one-year fully funded entry into our Digital MBA program, designed to equip graduates with vital soft skills like entrepreneurship, problem-solving, identifying global opportunities and design thinking weaved into the curriculum so that every student has access to these vital skills, irrespective of your background and experience. During the program, you will also receive a stipend of R4020 a month.

The top 3 performers will then receive free business enterprise development training through a series of workshops including marketing, client relations and running your business.

As part of the program, you will receive:

  1. Fully-funded study towards the Digital MBA (National Certificate in Small Enterprise Development – SMME)
  2. Laptop
  3. Centre to study with internet access
  4. On the job practical learning experience (Build your portfolio)
  5. A monthly stipend

By the end of the program you would’ve built up to 14 business related apps, providing you with a solid foundation of workplace skills. These apps will also form part of the Portfolio of Evidence and will be showcased to your potential clients, but also serves as practical development projects where you can put your knowledge to action.

You will be eligible for this opportunity if:

  • You Live in Umhlathuze Municipality
  • You are between the ages of 18 – 27
  • You have completed matric
  • First, check that you are eligible
  • Fill in the form below
  • A team of professionals will evaluate all submitted applications and the top best 30 submissions will be selected.
  • We will let you know via email by 7th March 2022 if your application has been successful. Please do not contact us about this.
  • If your application is successful, we will need the following documents. Please keep them ready:
  1. Certified copy of your ID
  2. Certified copy of your Matric certificate
  3. Proof of address
  4. EEA1 Form
  5. Bank statement or letter from bank with details
  6. SARS letter with Reference number
  7. Affidavit stating unemployed and not training or studying

Yes. If you selected for the program, you will receive a stipend of R4020 a month.

Steps to Sign-up:

  1. Check your eligibility
    1. Resident of Umhlathuze Municipality
    2. Matric qualification
    3. Between ages 18 – 27 years
  2. Have your documents ready
    1. Certified copy of ID
    2. Matric certificate
    3. Proof of address
    4. EEA1 Form
    5. Bank statement or letter from bank with details
    6. SARS letter with Reference number
    7. Affidavit stating unemployed and not training or studying
  3. Fill in the form
  4. We will let you know by 7th March 2022 if your application has been successful.

Fill out your details & upload your documents

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