Youth Employment Accelerator
Equip young people to find a job and succeed at work with this practical and blended employability ‘bootcamp’ for unemployed youth.
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].
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.Download Brochure
- 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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2018 Impact Snapshot
Read our latest impact snapshot to learn more about how training and development – when done right – can build skills, drive business performance, and positively impact managers & entrepreneurs across the continent.