Fabian Demicoli

Traineeships

The Traineeship scheme is intended to provide job seekers
with initial vocational training (pre-employment training) that will help them
to obtain the knowledge, skills and competence required to find and secure
employment. From an employers' perspective the scheme is also intended to help
them find suitably competent employees.

 

Programmes on offer:   

 

Sales
Techniques and Customer Care (9.5 weeks)

 

Who should participate?

Eligible
individuals would be 16 years of age and older, who hold at least MQF level 2
qualifications in Mathematics, English and Maltese Language and speak fluent
Maltese and English. This course is targeted at those persons who wish to work
in the retail industry for the very first time.

 

Off-the-job training:

Trainees
will attend the following course/s deliver

ed by
the Corporation:

1. Customer Care

Duration of course: 12 hours

 

2.     Vocational
Education and Training Award in Principles of Sales Techniques

Duration of course: 45 hours

 

 

Handyman/ Maintenance (32 weeks)

 

Who should participate?

This
course is intended for individuals who are 16 years of age and older, who
ideally have MQF level 1 qualification in Mathematics, Maltese and English
Literacy and speak fluent Maltese and English. This course is targeted at those
persons who wish to work as a Maintenance Man /Handyman.

 

Training

The
Traineeship is based on a dual system of vocational training, providing a
combination of theoretical knowledge supplemented by related hands-on practical
training.

Typically
during any week, a trainee will attend on-the-job training for four days with
an assigned employer – on the fifth day trainee will attend off-the-job,
theoretical training organised by the Corporation.

 

Office
Procedures (15 weeks)

 

Who should participate?

This
course is intended for individuals who are 16 years of age and older, who hold
at least three passes at O' Level standard including Mathematics, English and
Maltese Language and speak fluent Maltese and English. This course is targeted
at those persons who wish to work in an office environment.

 

Off-the-job training:

Trainees
will attend the following course/s delivered by the Corporation:

Vocational
Education and Training Award in Office Procedures

Duration
of course: 120 hours

 

 

Cleaning
attendant (11 weeks)

 

Who should participate?

This
programme is aimed at those persons aged 16 and over, who speak fluent Maltese
and English and wish to work in the cleaning industry

 

Off-the-job training:

Trainees
will attend the following course/s delivered by the Corporation: Vocational
Education and Training Award for Cleaning Attendants

Duration
of course: 72 hours

 

Traineeship offers a mix of on-the-job (80%) and off-the-job (20%)
training.

Grant – National Minimum wage split between trainee (80%) and
employer (20%)

This scheme has just launched and applications will be received till
the end of this month. Programmes will run during remaining months of this
year.

For more detailed guidelines and application forms please use this
link:

http://etc.gov.mt/Page/51/Traineeships-jobseekers.aspx

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