Skills for Life (Pvt) Ltd.
No 01 , 36th Lane, (Opposite Devi Balika Vidyalaya)
Colombo 08, Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94 011 2697766/88
This curriculum has been developed as a means of delivering an integrated training programme to youth, to help them acquire and improve basic skills and knowledge in the English language and IT sphere. The course will also help them acquire a better perception of the workplace environment and of its expectations from workers. At the same time it will provide them with a better understanding of the business world in considering alternatives of either joining the private sector or becoming more entrepreneurial. This course is highly recommended for school leavers and youth seeking employment, as an assured way of enhancing their chances of employability.
This course offers an introduction to youth entrepreneurship. It is also beneficial to those having recently established their small businesses and are looking for ways to scale it up. The course is designed in such a way that participants will be guided through the sequential steps in enterprise development and will produce viable business plans at the end of the program. This course is a complement to the Comprehensive Curriculum that offers an introduction to youth entrepreneurship. Depending on the choices made by participants attending the comprehensive course, they could be directed to attend this course, as a supplement to the general course.
This programme focuses on Career Success Skills and is designed to help young people reinforce a number of soft skills that they would seldom acquire in the school system. The course contents include; personal goal setting, problem solving and decision making, understanding and managing emotions, developing confidence in self and others etc. The course has been designed to focus on the business world and helps young people identify the types of jobs they would want to do, search for available jobs, interview for such jobs, and acquire some of the necessary skills to sustain and grow in the job.