Youth Employment Accelerator

Equip young people to find a job and succeed at work with this practical and blended employability ‘bootcamp’ for unemployed youth.

Youth Employment Accelerator

What I enjoyed most in the program was how to properly write my CV and how to conduct myself in an interview. This enabled me [to] secure a job at [an outsourcing company].

Hiram T.

About this programme

Designed for unemployed youth looking to start their careers, this highly practical employability ‘bootcamp’ provides young people with the skills they need to find a job and succeed at work. Participants attend interactive workshops, take online courses and complete projects in teams, learning soft skills like professionalism, communication, and problem solving, as well as practical skills like computer literacy, customer service, and sales. They benefit from on-going guidance, peer coaching, and exposure to real businesses.

AMI provides participants with guidance about job applications, facilitating the placement process, and coaching them through the first few months on the job.

This workforce development programme is offered through partnerships with organisations that want to empower young people to succeed in the workplace.

Key information

  • Designed for
    Unemployed youth, urban or rural
  • Key topics
    Finding a job (writing a CV, acing the interview), Mastering your job, Making the job a success (managing upwards, conflict handling), Knowing your business, Mastering Sales & Customer Service (alternative ‘bolt-on’ courses can be created for different roles and industries)
  • Key outcomes
    Young people are equipped to find jobs and succeed at work – 70% of graduates found work within 3 months
  • Core components
    Typically run as a 6-week full-time bootcamp, plus optional placement period. Can be structured to complement partner offerings

Designed for unemployed youth looking to start their careers, this highly practical employability ‘bootcamp’ provides young people with the skills they need to find a job and succeed at work.

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