The World of Work Training Module
The course is split into the following 5 parts:
Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator
Harambee is a not-for profit social enterprise that aims to help solve the global youth unemployment challenge. Harambee is a 100% free opportunity for young South Africans that will help you view and apply for jobs, provide you with job seeking resources and training opportunities.
The I-CAN Centre in Elsies River is a public access facility that provides free access to internet to assist in lookingfor jobs, digital skills programmes and business services to citizens. It is open to any member of the public and is split into multiple areas/zones that provide a wide variety of services both free and paid. These include free digital skills courses, paid and certified Microsoft, Adobe and programming courses, free 45min per day internetaccess and 300MB per month wi-fi access, printing, graphic design services and more.
Freelancer & Gig Economy Report
This short report provides a brief overview of the Freelance industry and Gig economy, including a review of some of the online freelancing platforms one can use to sell your services online. This would be a good starting point if you are considering being a freelancer or independent contractor/one person business offering digital services, like programming.
To take the World of Work Training Module for free on the I-CAN LEARN platform go here.
For more information on the Western Cape Government's online learning platform, I-CAN LEARN go here.