Empowering Marginalized Youth Through Skills

January 2018 - June 2019

ZABTech in partnership with TVET Sector Support Programme implemented Empowering Marginalized Youth Through Skills Programme funded by European Union and Governments of Germany and Norway from January 2018 – June 2019. Under this project, 720 trainees were trained in Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A) at Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana and Khairpur Mir’s.

Objectives of the Project:
  • To change lives of vulnerable youth by improving their labor market performance.
  • To satisfy the continuously changing needs of the labor market.
  • To foster appropriation of the people’s educational capacities with the new social-economic conditions to support self-employment, entrepreneurship and mobility.
  • To ensure professional development of minority groups and create employment opportunities for them.
  • To develop lifelong learning and to raise the economic standard of people.
  • To develop Enterprises Partnerships at ground level.

Activities:

  • Market Assessment To Identify Skills Gap
  • Technical Trainings of Trainers
  • Work Place Based Training of Trainees
  • Career Counselling Sessions
  • Guest Speaker Sessions
  • Exposure/ Industry Visits
  • Job Fair
  • Enterprise Partnerships
  • Employment
Achievements:
  • 719 trainees successfully completed Competency Based Trainings & Assessment (CBT&A) level II & level III in Customer Services and Sales Assistant, Beauty Care (Skin Care), Beauty Care (Hair Styling), Heat Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), general electrician, fashion designing, dress making, web designing and development, computer operator, AutoCAD, customer service and sales assistant.
  • 245 Memorandum of Collaborations were signed with enterprising partners for on job training and employment.
  • 79% graduates are employed.
  • 224 tool kits were distributed.
  • 19 trainers are qualified as National Assessors.