The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is offering technical and vocational skills training to 965 Gambian youth through eight local TVET institutions. The technical and vocational training opportunities are provided under the pilot phase of the Skills for Youth Employment (SkYE) Fund launched by YEP.

Courses offered:

These training courses are provided in partnership with the Gambia Technical Training Institute:

• Carpentry and Joinery
• Electrical Installation
• Entrepreneurship
• Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
• Tiling
• Welding and Fabrication

Selection criteria:

• Resident of Basse or Mansakonko regions
• Between the ages of 15 to 35
• Have completed basic education; and/or
• Be able to read and write in English language

How to apply:

Interested youth can pick up their application forms from any of the following GTTI campuses: Mansakonko, Kanifing, Banjul, and Julangel.

Deadline for submission of applications is FRIDAY, 14 September 2018. Interviews will be held from 17-21 September and the program will start on 1 October.

Note: each applicant should only select one program. If an applicant is discovered to be enrolled in more than one training program his/her scholarships will be rescinded.