28/11/2022 Credit Corporation supports youth job readiness training
Credit Corporation PNG Limited announces its partnership with Project Yumi Inc, an Australian and Papua New Guinean (PNG) registered not for profit, as they launch Project Wok their youth empowerment and job readiness program which rolls out in 2023.
The initiative comprises a four-module targeted job readiness education program that covers resume writing, job search strategies, interview skills training, and financial literacy.
Through Project Wok, Credit Corporation and Project Yumi Inc aim to equip over 400 Grade 12 students from secondary schools around Port Moresby with the key employability skills needed to help transition from school into the workforce.
Speaking during the pilot program’s graduation ceremony, Credit Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Danny Robinson said, “Project Wok provides a holistic learning experience that enhances students’ employability.”
Robinson congratulated the students who participated in the project’s pilot program and encouraged them to take full advantage of the opportunities made available through the training, and fully commit to their own personal development.
A total of 29 students from various secondary schools in Port Moresby participated in the project’s pilot program. Credit Corporation further announced that it is offering each of the pilot program’s graduates two weeks of structured work experience in the business. According to Robinson, the work experience will enable the participants to gain valuable on the job experience while also participating in further skills and knowledge training.
Credit Corporation and Project Yumi Inc acknowledge that the delivery of Project Wok is only possible with the support key project partners – IEA College of Tafe, and the Young Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Credit Corporation and Project Yumi Inc are proud to collaborate with likeminded organisations who are deeply committed to empowering the youth of PNG and developing the workforce of the future.