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Shaping the digital workforce of the future


An ESF funded project offers ICT training to young people living in Greece.

The project’s goal is to strengthen the e-skills of 3 000 unemployed people aged 18-24 in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and help them find a job. It also aims at boosting the creative forces of the country to deal with the economic and financial crisis.

The project offers a wide range of ICT training, including for those who want take up a career as a computer and network technician, web and mobile specialist, database developer and IT security specialist. Students receive 120 hours of training on theory and 260 hours of practical training.

Participants are granted an official certification for completing a course, after which they can access coaching and individual support to find their first job placement within their chosen sector.

Students receive an allowance of EUR 1 471, which includes social security contributions. 

The project is managed by the Greek Association of Informatics and Communications, and is co funded by the European Social Fund.