Writer: Mosa Khoele
Dressed in their formal wear, the Wholesale and Retail class of 2022 learners eagerly sat through the procession of their graduation, a day they fervently waited over a year for.A year of demanding assessments, assignments, tasks, practical tests, and effort finally came down to this celebratory moment.Ahead of the presentation of certificate to the graduating students, Tracey McLennan, Director of Bconsult commended the students for their determination throughout the year.
“With the Wholesale and retail certificate, you can be anything thing in the world. This certificate will put your foot on the door in the wholesale and retail industry. The knowledge we imparted you with will also help you if you start your own company.” Tracey McLennan the Director of Bconsult encouraged.
Carrying out the congratulatory speeches Bconsult’s facilitators Steffany Naidoo and Rirchado Munsamy reflected on the year’s journey with the students.
“I did not train you to only aspire to work odd jobs but something bigger than that. Step out of your comfort zone and refuse to be mediocre,” Munsamy said.
Adding to Munsamy’s words, proud and teary Naidoo congratulated the level 2 and 3 Wholesale and retail graduates on their new beginnings.
“We’re so proud of you, and honored to celebrate graduation day with you. Congratulations and all the best on your new beginnings,” Naidoo said.
Andiswa Dludla, one of the top three learners in the Wholesale and Retail class of 2022 expressed his gratitude for their support during his learnership.
“We are grateful to have been taught by one of the best facilitators, who has molded us to be great contributors to society. We are ever so grateful for the memories and the friendships made, they will remain imprinted in our hearts,” Dludla said
Following the congratulatory speeches, presentation of certificates, professional photographers, the graduates were treated to a gratulatory lunch.
With Wholesale and Retail being on of the contributing sectors to South Africa’s GDP, the graduates can go on to enlarge their territories in the Wholesale and Retail sector.