Position title
JD Home Stores - Learnerships (W&R SETA Funded) 2024
Description

JD Home is a leading retailer committed to empowering individuals through skills development and career advancement opportunities. As part of the JD Group Learnerships initiative and in collaboration with W&R SETA, JD Home offers comprehensive learnership programs aimed at nurturing talent within the retail sector.

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our Learnership Program at JD Home Stores. This is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring professionals to gain hands-on experience and essential skills in various aspects of retail operations. The learnership program is fully funded by the W&R SETA, ensuring that participants receive quality training and support throughout the duration of the program.

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Responsibilities
  • Actively participate in classroom-based training sessions and practical on-the-job learning experiences.
  • Assist with various tasks across different departments within the store, including sales, customer service, inventory management, and merchandising.
  • Learn and adhere to company policies, procedures, and standards to ensure a consistent and positive customer experience.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to achieve store targets and objectives.
  • Engage in skill-building activities and assessments designed to enhance your understanding of retail operations and business practices.
Qualifications
  • South African citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Matric certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Passion for the retail industry and willingness to learn.
  • Basic computer literacy skills.
  • Availability to commit to the full duration of the learnership program.
Job Benefits
  • Gain valuable work experience and practical skills in a dynamic retail environment.
  • Earn a stipend while participating in the program.
  • Opportunity for career progression within the JD Group.
  • Access to ongoing support and mentorship from experienced professionals.
  • Certificate of completion upon successfully finishing the learnership program.
Contacts
  1. Prepare Your Application Documents: Ensure you have an updated copy of your CV/resume and a brief cover letter ready. Your cover letter should highlight your interest in the program, relevant skills or experiences, and your career development goals.
  2. Review the Requirements: Take a moment to review the key requirements outlined in the job description to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria.
  3. Submit Your Application: Send your application documents via email to the designated application address provided in the job advertisement. If there is an online application portal, follow the instructions provided to submit your application online.
  4. Include Key Information: Make sure to include your full name, contact information, educational background, and any relevant work experience in your CV/resume. In your cover letter, address why you are interested in the learnership program and how you believe it will contribute to your personal and professional development.
  5. Double-Check Your Application: Before submitting your application, double-check all documents for accuracy and completeness. Ensure there are no spelling or grammatical errors.
  6. Follow-Up if Necessary: If you haven't received a confirmation of receipt within a reasonable time frame, consider following up with the HR department or the designated contact person to ensure your application was received.
  7. Stay Engaged: Stay engaged with any communication from JD Home Stores regarding the status of your application. Be responsive to any requests for additional information or interviews.
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Retail
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
April 17, 2024
Valid through
April 17, 2028
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