Webinar: Work-Based Learning - Apprenticeship

Hassan Ndahi, Senior Specialist, Skills and Employability with the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, will present on this topic, and hold a 30 minute question and answer session following his presentation.

In the context of fostering skills acquisition and promoting smooth transitions from school to decent employment, apprenticeship has proven to be particularly effective. The lack of quality education and training is strongly associated with skills gap, school dropout, and limited opportunities in securing decent job almost anywhere. By combining workplace training and school learning, apprenticeship programmes can help close the skills gap, reduce skills shortages, and retain youth who have become disaffected with classroom-based learning and are better suited to learning on the job. The Webinar will discuss the following:
  • Key features of a quality apprenticeship programme
  • Training institutions roles and responsibilities
  • The role and responsibilities of government
  • Employer and worker involvement and benefits
  • Trainee/worker responsibilities and benefits
  • Challenges establishing an apprenticeship system
  • How to overcome the challenges in establishing an apprenticeship programme

How to attend the webinar:

You are asked to register your interest by 22 May 2017 to ilocarib@ilo.org  bearing in mind that limited space is available for this event.

Registration will ensure that you will receive all documentation and feedback after the event. After confirmation you will receive an email containing information about joining the Webinar.
Please feel free to circulate this information regarding this webinar with your colleagues and any other potentially interested parties, particularly those who share a vested interest in skills for employment.

Webinar date and time:

2 June, 10.00- 11.00 am (Eastern Caribbean Time)