To make it possible for all 14-24-year-olds to gain the insight, confidence and skills to get work, keep work and create careers.
Our vision is every young person in New Zealand is employable.
We are a not-for-profit.
At regional and national levels we achieve this by:
YEP helps 14 - 24 year-olds to develop the skills they need to gain the insight, confidence and skills to get work, keep work and create careers.
They build on the seven key employability skills that employers say they want.
YEP can be customised for the particular needs of the young person involved, for instance the generic programme includes,
But we can work with you to make it fit-for-purpose.
The workshops are delivered by a skilled facilitator.
Young people graduate with the 'Licence to Work' certificate. This shows employers that they are work ready.
YEP is modular and can be implemented in a wide range of youth education, training or service settings, such as:
If you are interested in implementing YEP in your school or orgainsation, Youth Employability will provide the training and support, manuals and workbooks, and an online tracking system you need. To find out more, please get in touch: Tell me more about YEP.
'It's better than money' - former EMA chief executive Kim Campbell.
'YEP is everthing, actually" - Selwyn Vaka, graduate of the 2015 Licence to Work course at Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate.