Life for young people begin after school. Some proceed to a university education while many others opt for the workplace to earn and learn. For some people, it is a choice, but for many others who are less fortunate, joining the workplace in early life may be necessary. School leavers from lower income backgrounds and under-privileged circumstances across many communities may need assistance and guidance for a pathway to the their future.
Work opportunities in the world of commerce and industry have been always been abundant and available for young people who are ready. Coupled with the connectivity with today’s worldwide web, there is no shortage of opportunities. It is only a lack of awareness and poor preparation that prevents the young person from reaching those possibilities.
Finet Associates, is part of the ANZ Institute, dedicated to building human capital for the workplace and larger community. Human capital refers to the capabilities to undertake activities, tasks and work that create value for the employer or customers. With the school leavers in mind, Finet offers a commercial skills human capital development programme for early work opportunities with career growth potential in the future – the LCCI training programme.
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry – LCCI, (www.lcciasia.com) is a global industry and trade organisation which provided work-based certification in our 80 countries for the past 120 years. Its work-based certification are recognized by employer organisations throughout the British Commonwealth, and increasingly in other parts of the world.