NATIONAL ONLINE WORK READINESS SKILLS TRAINING AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

NATIONAL ONLINE WORK READINESS SKILLS TRAINING AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The State Department for Labour and Skills Development in collaboration with the State Department of ICT & Digital Economy – Ajira Digital Program invites applications for the National Online Work Readiness Skills Training & Mentorship Programme to be delivered virtually.

The objective of the programme is to equip young people with the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes for digital/online work to enable them access decent work and earn an income from the Gig & Freelancing Economy.

Eligibility:

An applicant must be: –

i. A Kenyan citizen;
ii. Age: 18-35 years
iii. Proficient in computer skills

The training will be virtually conducted for 5 Days (one week) each from 8.00AM – 4.30 PM and will cover Cross-cutting, Basic & Advanced Modules of the Ajira Digital curriculum. The Basic modules to be covered are Transcription, Data Entry & Content Writing. The Advanced Modules to be covered are Search Engine Optimization & Basic Graphic Design. The cross-cutting modules to be covered will include: Introduction to Digital & Digitally Enabled work, Personal Digital Profile Creation, Online Work Safety & Data Protection, and Soft Skills. The training will be followed by a 4-Weeks flexible mentorship program which will be fully virtual which will entail 2 virtual sessions per week each on a 2 hours duration & chat-based mentorship. At the end of the mentorship program, there shall be a Job Linkages webinar & a graduation thereafter. (Note that certificates shall be awarded to trainees who fully complete the training and mentorship sessions)

Interested candidates to apply for either Basic or Advanced modules training & mentorship from the list provided below.


Application Guidelines

Interested and qualified applicants are requested to apply using this link:

https://forms.gle/xnmNgBCvsYV9djJcA

Women and persons with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply and also indicate so in their applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
The closing date for applications is 30th September 2023.

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Geoffrey Nevine — IT Services and IT Consulting

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