Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has unveiled the Artisans Module to tackle the rising youth unemployment situation in the country in Accra.
This is to ensure that youth are giving life skills training to help trade of their on field.
In a press conference held today to announce the program to the ghanaian populace, the Chief Executive Officer, Lawyer Justin Kondua explained that their target is to recruit about 200, 000 youth by the end of 2022.
According to the CEO, the Ghana Statistical Service has estimated about 86.1% of all employment are found in the informal sector.
With this, 90.9% of women and 86.1% of men work under uncontrolled, unregulated circumstances that were not conform to the standards.
Mr. Konduah was very optimistic that the sector would realise its full potentials as the hub for decent jobs for the benefit of many youth including graduates.
Areas of interest includes, plasterboard installation, interior decoration, plumbing, carpenter, masonry, and aluminium fabrication.
The rest are tiling, landscaping, general electricals, steel bending, painting and welding.
The online portal for the registration has been opened and would remain open until close of day Sunday 28th November, 2021.
The official website for the registration and requirements can be found on register.yea.gov.gh/artisan.