What Is The Knowledge Trust?
Careers Portal sat down with Jaryd Raizon from The Knowledge Trust and spoke about what The Knowledge Trust is, what they do and what they offer!
The Knowledge Trust is an organization that aims to make education more accessible to more people, more often and sustainably.
They strive to make their vision, of a world where everyone has equal opportunities to reach their full potential, a reality.
The organization works in the employment sector, where they try to help unemployed individuals get their first job.
They believe that education and employment are directly linked, which is why they offer multiple courses to help young people find work in South Africa.
Graduate programmes are available to those in Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as internships.
These graduate programmes and internships are for retail, finance, and research companies. Marketing internships are also available to young people through their website.
Anyone interested may:
- Visit their website by clicking here.
- Find thousands of courses to help them pursue their dream career.
Those who have enough money to invest in themselves may buy a course for as little as R100. However, there are free courses to help young people achieve their dreams.
Their website has the following available to their members:
- Free Resources
- Financial Aid
Click here for more information about the Knowledge Trust.
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