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Fiji's National Youth Training Centre

The National Youth Training Centre provides vocational training to school leavers and the disadvantaged youth. The program aims to equip people with knowledge and skills to enable them to earn a source of living and improve their livelihood.
— theme: Youth Employment, Youth Employment Policies and Programmes, Skills for Youth
— country: Fiji, Pacific

The National Youth Training Centre provides vocational training to school leavers and the disadvantaged youth. The program aims to equip people with knowledge and skills to enable them to earn a source of living and improve their livelihood.

Affiliation
Government
Contact No.
(+679) 6520520
Address
Makereta L. Sauturaga, Director of Youth and Sports
National Youth Training Centre,
P.O.Box 495 Sigatoka,
Fiji
Email Address
msauturaga@youth.gov.fj
Website
http://www.youth.gov.fj/programmes_4_2.aspx

      1. Source of funding

Government of Fiji

     2. Mission and objectives

To facilitate and ensure the full development of young people’s potential through the provision of strategic supportive networks and initiatives for character development, employment and entrepreneurial opportunities, sports and community development

The program aims to equip people with knowledge and skills to enable them to earn a source of living and improve their livelihood.

      3.  Areas of work relating to youth employment

Skills and employability

      4. Partners and areas of partnerships

Department of Youth and Sports, Government of Fiji

      5. Existing or potential partnerships with the ILO

 

      6. Successful youth employment interventions

      1. General Carpentry - TPAF Level III Trade Certificate (Min. requirement - Completion of form 4, Duration - 10 months, Age limit: 18 - 35 years)
      2. Agriculture - General Certificate in Agriculture (Min. Req - Attempted Class 8 and is currently farming, Duration - 10 months; Age limit 18 - 35 years; Course content - Vegetable and rootcrop production, Livestock production - piggery, poultry, apiaculture, pest and disease control, farm management, soil management, agriculture and the environment. 
     3. Multi Skills - Multiskills program for females (Min requirement - completion of primary school; duration 6 months; age limit 18 - 35 years; Course Content - weaving, sewing, screen printing, cooking/catering, jewellery making, tie & dye, embroidery small scale farming)

 

 

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