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Empowering Entrepreneurs through Training and Mentorship

Learn the accredited and practical skills you need to run your own fuel retail franchise

The founders of PetroCONNECT and other entrepreneurs of fuel retail franchises have inspiring stories to tell about the role mentorship and development played in their success. Many would argue that they own their success to the people who were willing to mentor, invest and walk the journey with them. PetroCONNECT Academy sits at the heart of our brand, with the goal to empower talented entrepreneurs with the experiential and hands-on skills they need to become qualified in running their very own fuel-retail franchise. Our programs are in-line with best practices in this sector, empowering our participants to walk away with hands-on knowledge and real industry experience.

Step 1 - Find out if this is the right industry for you

Attend a PetroCONNECT Academy workshop (CPT - DBN - JHB)

Register for a workshop and find out if fuel-retail franchising is the right journey for you. Attending our workshop will enable you to make empowered decisions and set you on a learning and mentorship journey with PetroCONNECT and our solutions. 

Our workshop covers the following:

  • About the basics of fuel retail industry. 
  • The process of buying a fuel retail franchise. 
  • Benefits associated with owning a fuel retail franchise.
  • What are the rules around fuel retail franchising?
  • Dispelling the myths of owning a fuel retail franchise
  • What are the pitfalls of buying a fuel retail franchise?
  • What is the cost, and how do I get funding?
  • What is the qualifying criteria? 
  • Basic regulations pertaining to the fuel retail industry.
  • Learn about PetroCONNECT's services and solutions.

The next PetroCONNECT Academy will be communicated in due course on the website .

PetroCONNECT Academy Workshops are not for free. Pre-booking via bank card or EFT is essential. Tickets are only available on our website. No cash payments will be accepted on the day of the event. 


Next Workshop Date: To Be Confirmed

Location: To Be Confirmed

Price: R 695.00 (Inclusive of refreshment, lunch and our guide book - Fuel Retail 101)

Price: R 695.00

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