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“Red & Yellow is the perfect higher educational provider to partner with for a Learnership. The guidance and support from senior leaders to operational implementation has made coordinating two learnerships a breeze for Ogilvy SA. Thanks for the phenomenal support to both Ogilvy SA and our learners in making this happen!”

Liesl Damain-Harris

Former Head of Learning & Development, Ogilvy

Our Credentials


We are a level 1 contributor to B-BBEE with 135% procurement recognition.


Honoris Network

Red & Yellow is a proud member of the Honoris United Universities network. Africa’s first and largest pan-African network of private higher education institutions.

A World of Unique Advantages


Our graduates exit with the commercial logic and creative magic that sets them apart


R&Y’s programmes empower corporates to develop key talent and deliver maximum B-BBEE Skills Development ROI.

Industry Partnerships

Solid industry partnerships enable us to pinpoint key skills gaps – and effectively address the challenges they face.

Customer Service

Superior customer service has been embedded in our DNA for more than a decade.

Network of Alumni

Our network of Alumni highlights our commitment to produce business minds of the highest caliber.


Structured Work-based/Online learning programmes (available as employed and unemployed models) merging theory and workplace practice, culminating in an NQF Level 5 SETA-accredited qualification.

Employers benefit from:

  • Increased ROI through SETA learnership grants &
    tax incentives
  • Optimised skills development recognition for B-BBEE purposes

Duration: 12+ months

Programmes Available as Both Employed and Unemployed Delivery Models

  • Digital Marketing
  • Design Thinking

  • User-Centered Design
  • Digital Content and Copywriting

Upcoming Learnerships

R&Y Digital Marketing Short Course

Digital Marketing Online Learnership

Upskill your teams with essential Digital Marketing and Project Management expertise. This programme will give learners industry-relevant knowledge, expose them to international best practice, and teach them theoretical foundations and practical techniques and skills to enter the field of digital marketing and online advertising.

  • 22 July 2024

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Design Thinking Online Learnership

This pioneering Learnership programme is specifically designed to enable learners across all disciplines and sector to learn and apply the Design Thinking principles to their immediate environment and to the companies and teams in which they work.

  • 22 July 2024

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User Centered Design Online Learnership

Equip your teams with the mindset necessary to fuel the development of innovative and impactful solutions to your customer’s real-world needs. This programme will teach learners to better understand human behaviour, learn how to solve complex problems in a unique new way and elevate and expand their design skills to more advanced and impactful levels.

  • 22 July 2024

Digital Content and Copywriting Online Learnership

This SETA-accredited NQF level 5 National Certificate is delivered completely online – allowing students to gain a critical qualification with minimal interruption to their lives. The 30% theoretical component is balanced by highly practical 70% workplace implementation – so as new skills are learnt, students can start applying them immediately and add more value to the workplace.

  • 22 July 2024

We run unemployed learnerships from time to time at the request of our corporate clients. If you are a South African citizen aged 18 to 35 with a minimum matric certificate, register your interest in being considered for upcoming programmes by clicking Apply.

Bursary and Brand Partnerships

Corporate bursaries are increasingly attractive training and development investments, and the latest Skills Development targets in the B-BBEE Codes allocate 4 points for black student bursaries at Private Higher Education Institutions like Red & Yellow.

We see education as the key to transformation – our social promise ensures at least 10% of our students don’t have to pay for their studies, along with corporate bursary-partnership packages. Through generous support we surpassed this in 2021 with 27% supported in total and our 2022 cohort is a whopping 91 students!

Bursary Candidates Available in the Following Programmes

R&Y FT Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication

Bachelor of Arts: Visual Communications

We will teach you how to harness and develop your individuality while preparing you for a competitive, dynamic and tech-dominated future. With a Red & Yellow education, you’ll always have a competitive edge, thanks to our strong industry connections which we’ve been building since 1994. Explore your uniqueness, develop new skills and evolve into the optimal you.

Programme Fees
R93 500 per annum + once-off R9,500 registration fee

Bachelor of Commerce: Marketing

This highly-relevant qualification prepares students for the ever-evolving business
landscape – with a specialist focus on all the disciplines related to marketing and commerce; along with the theory and practical applications needed to equip them with the strategic, practical and critical thinking skills industry so desperately needs.

Programme Fees
R93 500 per annum + once-off R9 500 registration fee

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Advanced Diploma: Marketing and Advertising Communications

You’ll get the chance to work on real briefs with real brands and learn a diverse range of skills across a variety of disciplines. If you see a future for yourself in the digital space, this is the postgraduate qualification you need. Many of our students are hired before they even graduate. Explore the practical and business side of your creativity and get valuable professional edge with this industry-ready and inclusive qualification.

Programme Fees
R84 500 per annum + once-off R9,500 registration fee

Advanced Diploma: Digital Marketing

The first of its kind in Africa, this NQF level 7 online-learning Advanced Diploma in Digital Marketing will provide you with a unique and highly sought-after qualification and skill set to enable career advancement. It’s intensive and covers each aspect of digital marketing in detail. The strong focus on analytics, strategy and optimisation; as well as industry relationships and presentation, is what differentiates the programme from similar qualifications.

Programme Fees
R84 500 per annum + once-off R9,500 registration fee

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Advanced Diploma: User Centered Design

This one-year programme will teach you how to become a skilled and accomplished digital designer, giving you an edge in a world of increasing competition and shorter attention spans. Learn how to grab and engage your audience right from the start with appealing, user-friendly and detailed design.

Programme Fees
R84 500 per annum + once-off R9,500 registration fee

Higher Certificate: Creating Digital Content

People are making entire careers out of influencing social media channels like Instagram, YouTube and Twitter. Bloggers and vloggers make a living out of creating content, trading likes, shares and follows for brand engagement purposes. Globally-loved brands’ equity is based on captivating content which literally goes viral in the media.

Programme Fees
R59 500 per annum + once-off R9,500 registration fee

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R&Y FT Higher Certificate Graphic Design

Higher Certificate: Graphic Design

If you find yourself looking at brands and thinking about how you would have designed their logo differently or how you would change the packaging of your favourite coffee; if you have creative flair, a curiosity about how web banners work, and the thinking that goes into those ads in your social media feeds, then this programme is for you.

Programme Fees
R59 500 per annum + once-off R9,500 registration fee

Skills Programmes

Our blended or fully online accredited Skills Programmes combine a world-class online learning experience with practical, sector-specific workshops to deliver highly impactful outcomes with focused training over a period of 3 to 6 months.

  1. Creative Management
  2. Foundations of Digital Marketing
  3. Digital Content and Copywriting
  4. Project Management
  5. Digital Media Management
  6. Advanced Client Service


All our Skills Development programmes and short courses can be customised into workshop-style learning experiences that are tailor-made to keep industry leaders ahead of the  curve. These are run typically over 3 to 5 days to suit the client’s operational needs.

We also offer Masterclasses in partnership with our knowledge partners who are industry experts in specialist fields such as:

  1. DesignThinking
  2. SEO / Web Analytics
  3. Digital Marketing
  4. Creative thinking and Innovation
  5. Service Design
  6. Data Storytelling & Data Analysis

We’re proud to work with the best

What’s New?

The Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) is here to stay AND the rebate has been increased. In short, you can reduce your PAYE liability by R1500 per month for every employee that is aged 18 – 29 and earns R6000/month or less. This can materially improve your bottom line and even more so when combined with potential for allowances (rebates) Want to know more, click the button below.

Meet the team

Ian Naidoo
Business Relationship Manager

  • +27 79 887 7140

Songezo Ntinge
Business Relationship Manager

  • +27 82 830 5144

Kirsty Peters
Business Relationship Manager

  • +27 72 207 1555

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