SkillzFest Program empowers youth to learn tech skills for a better future.
This is a 4 weeks boot camp designed to help you learned important skills to help you read, write and participate on the web by doing in-class activities as well through our curated set of activities for homework and assignments. You’ll understand what things like web development, digital design, social media marketing, freelancing and how to use them effectively in managing projects. This boot camp is designed for students and/or professionals who are eager to learn essential digital skills so they can start their career as a:
The right participant is anyone aged between 16 to 35 and is looking to learn digital skills on a beginner level or polish their current skills in a collaborative environment.
Q1. Do I need an IT background for this program?
No, you don’t. If you do have an IT background or belong from any relating field, that is definitely a plus point. But this is not a requirement for this program, all educational backgrounds are suitable to take this program and are highly encouraged to apply.
Q2. How will I attend this training?
This training will be conducted twice a week at the academy, which is located at the New Abuse Okai Street, Mataheko. There will be two sessions each week, each session will last for 6 hours, however, we encourage the participants to spend more time to learn more to apply their skills in their free time.
Q3. Are there any materials required to bring along for these classes?
Students are required to bring in their laptops for all the sessions.
Q4. How much does it cost?
It will cost you an amount of GHC1,500 ($300) to participate in this program. The cost includes:
NB: You only pay when you get the offer and we have flexible payment terms.
Q5. What are the criteria for participating in this program?
This is suitable for individuals who want to learn digital skills to pursue freelancing online or aspire to learn skills to run a startup or join an incubator. The program is for students who are currently enrolled in High school or Undergraduate or have recently completed their Undergrad and professionals who are either unemployed or full time and are looking to further enhance their career prospects.
Q6. Why should I enrol?
This is your journey to a better future in the digital world and therefore we see that people graduate from our programs to choose one of the three career paths below: