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The ECG Training Centre has announced the commencement of its novelle Youth Apprenticeship Programme, an innovative weekend training initiative starting June 2024.

This program is designed to equip young Ghanaians aged 16 to 25 with essential skills in electrical engineering and energy management, fostering self-employment and supporting the state’s mission to reduce youth unemployment.

The Youth Apprenticeship Programme is strategically developed to provide hands-on training and real-world experience in electrical systems, renewable energy technologies, and smart grid applications.

By focusing on practical skills and industry knowledge, the program aims to prepare participants not only to enter the workforce but to innovate within it, potentially starting their own businesses in the energy sector.

Program Details:
Start Period: June 2024
Duration: Twelve (12) weekends
Location: ECG Training Centre, Tema Community 10 Junction
Eligibility: Young persons aged sixteen (16) to twenty five (25).

The program is a direct response to the growing need for job creation and skill development among Ghana’s youth. With rising unemployment rates affecting young individuals across the nation, the ECG Training Centre is stepping forward to offer a solution that not only addresses immediate employment needs but also builds a foundation for sustainable development and innovation in one of Ghanas most critical sectors.

Director of the ECG Training Centre, Ing. Godfred MensahIng. Godfred Mensah, ECG , in a release states: “Our Youth Apprenticeship Programme is not just about teaching young people to be electricians; [but] it’s about empowering them to be pioneers of their future and of the energy sector.”

“We are committed to providing a platform for creativity, entrepreneurship, and growth,” he added.

Participants in the program will benefit from the expertise of seasoned professionals and access to state-of-the-art facilities at the ECG Training Centre.

Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate and support in entrepreneurial ventures and also skills for the job market within the sector.

The ECG Training Centre invites interested candidates to apply for the Youth Apprenticeship Programme beginning in June, 2024.

About the ECG Training Centre:

The ECG Training Centre is dedicated to the development of skilled professionals in the energy sector.

With a focus on innovation and quality education, the Centre provides various programs and training opportunities aimed at enhancing the capabilities of individuals and meeting the needs of the energy industry.


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