The AAG - TVET Mentorship Programs

The AAG – TVET Mentorship Programs is a
mentorship program with a focus on
empowering young women and young men
towards a brighter future in technical and
vocational Education & training (TVET).

OBJECTIVE

  • Promote TVET programs and careers among young women and young men to influence career choices.
  • Increase employability of TVET trainees through capacity building and partnerships between industries and TVET training providers.
  • Promote the involvement of young women in male dominated trade areas in TVET.
  • Build internal and external developmental assets of TVET trainees and apprentices through exposure, exchange of skills, knowledge and experience.

WHY JOIN?

There are more and more opportunities each day for young women and young men to work within the TVET Industry. Hence, the need to mentor the youth to identify TVET training
programs as valuable and essential career choices for young women and young men.

TYPE OF MENTORSHIP PROGRAMS

There are three specific types of programs:

GO 4 TVET

OUTREACH MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

A program to sensitize JHS students,youth,parents,educators, Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA’s) and the society on involvement of young women and young men in TVET training programs or apprenticeship training. This program will provide TVET career guidance sessions to expose participants to various TVET Institutions, TVET courses and TVET training or apprenticeship opportunities in Ghana to promote the inclusion of TVET training programs as valuable and essential career choicesfor young women and young men.

TVET CLUB

CLUB MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Designed to empower both internal and external developmental assets of TVET trainees and apprentices through exchange of skills, knowledge and experience, shaping self-esteem, sense of purpose, competencies, and positive view of personal future. TVET industry professionals and entrepreneurs will empower and encourage TVET trainees and apprentices to successfullytransition from training to the world of work, entrepreneurship and career progressions. Mentees will also become TVET Campaign advocates or champions in their respective communities.

TASTE-OF-EXPERIENCE

INDUSTRY MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Designed to establish essential connections and linkages between TVET industry, TVET trainees and apprentices through industrial internship placement opportunities and exploring TVET sector working environments to build technical competencies and experience, and gain maximum exposure.