Ghana finally launches training and retraining programs for the National Unemployment Insurance Scheme.
The program is to equip about 15,000 unemployed Ghanaians with skills that will enable them to gain employment.
The main aim of the program is the equip Ghanaians with work ethics, productive skills, attitude to promote change and boost the prospect of workers and also upgrade already acquired skills.
The National Unemployment Insurance Scheme training would be implemented in two phases. The first phase is to cover workers in the sectors that were mostly affected by the covid pandemic, the hospitality sector, private education, and the tourism sector.
Also, the second phase is to cover other sectors of the economy with more focus on technical and vocational training.
During the program launching which took place yesterday, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta said the government would pay the fees of any worker who enrolls in the program.
He also stated that “After today’s launch, advertisements will be placed in the Daily Newspapers to call for applications for the program. We encourage all eligible beneficiaries across the country to apply.”
The Honorable Minister also called on the general public, emphasizing more on the youth to take advantage of this program for them to be able to sure a good job.