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Employer Zone

Opportunities for Employers and Young people

With the concerted efforts of the Labour Department, employers and training bodies, YETP provides a comprehensive platform of job search with one-stop and diversified pre-employment and on-the-job training opportunities for young school leavers aged 15 to 24 with educational attainment at sub-degree level or below. The programme enables young people to better understand themselves and their work aptitudes while enriching their job skills and experience so as to enhance their employability.

YETP also helps employers recruit and nurture young talents for their organisations.

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Workplace Attachment Training (WPA) On-the-job Training (OJT)

Objectives

It aims to help trainees better understand the industry, acquire work knowledge and interpersonal skills, and explore their abilities and potential. It aims to enhance the trainees' employability, work experience and job skills through on-the-job training, and helps them formulate career development plans.

Training Period

1 month 6 to 12 months(depending on job nature and training content)

Any employment Relationship established between host organisations/ employers and trainees during the training period?

NO YES

Salary to be provided by the host organisations/ employers to the trainees?

NO
(Upon satisfactory completion of training, an allowance would be awarded to the trainees by the Programme Office. The amount of WPA training allowance for workplace attachment training commences on or after 1 September 2017 is $4,500. The amount of workplace attachment training allowance is $3,000 for workplace attachment training commences during the period of 1 June 2013 to 31 August 2017.)
YES
(Trainees are engaged by employers as paid employees to undergo on-the-job training. Employers who engage trainees in full-time or part-time on-the-job training may apply for a monthly on-the-job training allowance. The amount of such allowance is 50% of the monthly salary of a trainee during the training period, up to a maximum amount of $4,000 per month per trainee. (Note: subject to approval by the Programme Office)
Full-time post : working no less than 30 hours per week
Part-time post : working 18 hours to less than 30 hours per week