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WEP - WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENT
OVERVIEW OF INITIATIVE
  • The Work Experience Program (WEP) is an internship program that provides participants with the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop skills and work habits that increase the potential for future employment success. 
  • The interns are given the opportunity to experience real world     on-the-job training to help them seamlessly progress from the internship environment to independent employment and self-sufficiency.
  • The WEP interns will receive stipends from FMYSD in order to ensure they fully engage in work-readiness activities, without distractions.
  • Participants in this program will be engaged by corporate organizations for a 3-month period within which they will undergo significant workplace focused training and upskilling to departments and units that correspond to their academic certification.
 
THE WEP ADVANTAGE
  • Employability/Entrepreneurial Training
  • Skills Building as Primary Foundation
  • Digital Skills Training
  • Vocational Training
  • Job Placement
  • Business Support & Credit
  • Partnership with capable Service Providers in different sectors
  • Facilitation and coordination by FMYSD
  • Demand-driven approach
  • Focus on strategic sectors
  • Collaboration across tiers/sectors.