In view of the importance of entrepreneurship in addressing the problems of poverty and unemployment in South Africa, a separate section is dedicated to programmes that are available to empower young people to start their own businesses. The low rate of job creation and the high unemployment rate mean that fewer jobs will be available for all the new entrants into the job market.

Read further for information on the importance of entrepreneurship, as well the kinds of courses, support and resources that are available for aspiring entrepreneurs.