MIX Telematics Africa has launched its Ithuba Excelerator Programme, an enterprise development project to assist young entrepreneurs establish their own fitment centre businesses.
It provides opportunities for young black entrepreneurs with a technical certificate and/or a qualification in autotronics to start their own business in the vehicle tracking industry.
“This is a unique opportunity to support yourself and employ other people, helping to address the unemployment challenge in South Africa,” said MiX Telematics Africa MD, Gert Pretorius. The word ‘Excelerator’ in the name of the programme blends key concepts such as excellence and accelerator.
Interested applicants are not required to have a business yet; they just need a technical qualification to qualify and must be between 21 and 35. If accepted into the programme, MiX Telematics will equip applicants with the financial and other resources, training, skills, coaching, and mentoring to set up their respective businesses.
The online application form is available at www.mixtelematics-ithuba.co.za. The closing date for applications is 18 February 2022.