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Skills for Success: The Job Journey Initiative in Philippi

Engaged PEP participants actively participating in the transformative 'Job Journey' work readiness course.

Good news is on the horizon for 450 entrants of the Presidential Employment Programme (PEP) in Philippi. They are taking part in an important "Job Journey" work readiness course by The Fincoach Foundation that is dedicated to helping people learn new skills and gain confidence as they look for jobs.

The Job Journey is a special 11-day course that focuses on helping participants discover more about themselves, understand the workplace, and learn how to use technology in their job search.

The course covers a range of important topics, including personal identity, building good character, using digital tools, and creating a strong CV. It also teaches about workplace ethics, managing money, and making important decisions. The goal is to provide a well-rounded approach to getting ready for work.

The Job Journey isn't just about learning - it's about making a real difference. By the end of the course, participants will have a better understanding of themselves, improved English communication skills, and knowledge about how to find jobs using technology. The course also helps participants create a complete online CV, a cover letter, and a plan for finding a job.

As participants go through the Job Journey, they won't just be completing a course - they'll be celebrating new skills and abilities that will help them in their careers. The hope is that, by the end of the course, they'll not only be ready to find a job but also feel confident and skilled, ready to contribute to the workforce and build a brighter future.

With a history of success from 2019 to 2022, where 4114 graduates saw a 56% employment rate, The Fincoach Foundation continues to be a source of hope for those looking to transform their lives through education and empowerment.

The Job Journey is a sign of positive community collaboration, offering the tools that Philippi's unemployed residents need to succeed in the competitive job market. As participants start this exciting journey, the goal is for them to not only be job seekers but also confident and skilled contributors to the workforce, helping to create a better future for themselves and their community.


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