The TVET and Skills Development program has forward linkage for Job placement and Entrepreneurship Development, which includes both wage-employment and self-employment supports to the youth after completing the skills training.
Career Counseling: UCEP Bangladesh’s system to provide Career Counselling to potential trainees of Technical Schools as well as Career Guidance to the students of grade VII & VIII of UCEP Bangladesh’s General Schools to graduates to better shape their career is another area where Job Placement team has been working successfully.
Strategic Partnership: UCEP Bangladesh have strategic partnerships with the private sector, which reduces its challenges of job placement and participated in program quality, curriculum review, orientation on technical staff, final assessment of trainees, and apprenticeship improvement activities.
Advisory Councils: UCEP Bangladesh has also Advisory Councils in Chattogram, Sylhet and Khulna which provides strategic guidance on macro level issues. The UCEP Bangladesh’s Employers Committees and Advisory Councils are quite unique and especially they supporting to UCEP Bangladesh on a voluntary basis.
Challenges: Job placement efforts are generally challenged due to age, physical fitness, skills, attitude, job-location preference, gender and offers of industries. Information regarding availability of relevant jobs is also not readily available particularly in areas where there has less number of industries.