The licence to work
To make it possible for all 14-24-year-olds to gain the insight, confidence and skills to get work, keep work and create careers.
Our vision is every young person in New Zealand is employable.
At regional and national levels this is achieved by:
YEP helps 14 - 24 year-olds to gain the insight, confidence and skills to get work, keep work and create careers.
They build on the seven key employability skills that employers say they want.
YEP can be customised for the particular needs of the young person involved, for instance the generic programme includes,
But we can work with you to make it fit-for-purpose.
The workshops are delivered by a skilled facilitator.
Young people graduate with a 'Licence to Work' certificate. This shows employers that they are work-ready.
YEP is modular and can be implemented in a wide range of youth education, training or service settings, such as:
As of 1 February 2023, the Youth Employability Programme has transitioned to Youthtown. To find out more, please visit their website at www.youthtown.org.nz/youth-employability