British Council Ghana Free Training Programme

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This is one time opportunity, you might wanna take advantage of it
It’s one of Rockefeller Foundation projects, (Youth Action: Digital Jobs Africa) helping disadvantaged people to move from unemployment into employment through relevant skills development training. This is in line with the Ghana Shared Growth Development Agenda, in which human development; productivity and employment are key thematic areas.
The training will include ICT skills, communication skills, customer relations, intercultural working, time management, self-management and other relevant soft skills. Participants will be provided an opportunity for face-to-face training, guided on-the-job training, facilitated peer-to-peer learning and some professional mentoring in a state of the art training facility.
The programme is targeted at providing 1000 high potential but disadvantaged young people with IT and soft skills training relevant for digital jobs and connecting them to relevant job opportunities. 
*Course Areas*
Introduction to ICT  
Understanding of the IT industry
Call Centre Technology, Terminology, Structure
E-Publishing
Communication skills
Customer relations
Time management
Self -Management
Global and intercultural working
*Eligibility Guidelines*
To qualify, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must be citizens of Ghana
Must be between 18- 30 years
Must be only Senior,Technical or Vocational High School graduates
Must be currently unemployed
Ability to communicate and be instructed in English
Available to commit to a full month of training
*Applicants with university degree or its equivalent are not eligible*
*Benefits of Participating in training*
Training offers unique opportunity to participants to acquire the following:
ICT skills for digital jobs
Practical skills for the modern workplace
Links to careers in IT
Introduction to Digital Entrepreneurship 
 
*Duration of the Course and Cost Involved*
Each course will be for duration of one month and successful applicants will be certified upon completion. The training is absolutely free once participants are selected
*Deadline for this cohort of application is 30 September 2016*
For further enquiries contact the British Council on 0302610090 / 0302610118
E-mail: digitaljobsafrica@gh.britishcouncil.org
 http://www.britishcouncil.org.gh/youth-action-digital-jobs-africa
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