Esri South Aftica, cognisant of the high youth unemployment rate in South Africa, has launched a ‘Learn ArcGIS offering for Unemployed Youth‘. The programme will be available from November 2020 and offers the successful applicants free access to Esri geospatial technology for one (1) year. The programme is designed for unemployed youth with a tertiary qualification who are currently looking for work but would also like to expand their skillset. It is designed to encourage self-directed learning and help acquire geospatial skills needed for the digital economy. Successful applicants will get (for 12 months):

  • Access to lessons and resources through Learn ArcGIS
  • ArcGIS Online GIS Professional Advanced user (ArcGIS Pro and several app bundles)
  • ArcGIS Pro extensions
  • ArcGIS Notebooks
  • ArcGIS Insights
  • ArcGIS Business Analyst Web App
  • ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World
  • 500 ArcGIS Online Service credits

For any questions please contact or phone +27 11 238 6300. Otherwise, have a look at the announcement here or have a look at the web page here.


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