Flexible Upskilling Network

Get a jump start on your skills and career with Prepr.

What is Flexible Upskilling Network program

Flexible Upskilling Network (F.U.N) program is a blended learning program, where participants receive opportunities to combine valuable work experience with accelerated skills training. The objective of the F.U.N program is to support youth who face employment barriers by helping them develop soft skills such as communication, collaboration and problem solving. Prepr will be using its signature PIE method to train the participants in Project Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and to expose them to real world business challenges. Prepr will also support participants in developing technology and digital skills that can help them secure gainful employment.

Who is F.U.N. for? 

The program will focus on youth from visible minority groups who are involuntary not in employment, education or training (NEET) in Ontario. Youth from black communities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

The program is open to employers from the not-for-profit, public or private sectors provided they meet the employer criteria.

Program Schedule

Two cohorts of 180 youth will participate in the program as follows: 

Summer Program

 

Youth Training: July to August 2020

Employer Matching: August to November 2020

Fall Program

 

Youth Training:  August to September 2020

Employer Matching:  September  to December 2020

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