E-Learning Course on Employment services for effective job transitions (NEW)

Employment services for effective job transitions (NEW)

E-Learning Course on Employment services for effective job transitions (NEW)

15 Junio–30 Octubre 2020
El curso está disponible en English, Français

The training aims to increase capacity of member States to design and implement efficient employment services and labour market programmes for just transitions to decent work over the life course, with a particular focus on vulnerable groups.

The modules, group works and participants' presentations will cover policy approaches and operational tools for efficient employment services, with emphasis on innovative and targeted services and active labour market programmes.

Key features

Integrated e-learning


Learning begins at own pace, continues through high-quality, engaging "real time" sessions and ends with an individual assignment


Critical insights from ILO experts

Presentación del curso

How to promote just transitions in labour market towards decent work: the role of employment services, in particular in time of global crisis. This online course provides the knowledge and tools required to facilitate job transitions and labour market integration, particularly for young people and women, and enhance the role of employment services. The course methodology is designed to promote the sharing of experience and good practice. This online training will strengthen the capacities of practitioners and policy makers to design, implement efficient employment services. The training will offer an innovative e-learning platform for open policy dialogues between government officials, workers' and employers' organizations representatives, and staff of development agencies. This policy-oriented online learning course will enable you to join a virtual global network of practitioners in a flexible timing. The course consists of a number of online modules offered through the ITCILO e-Campus online platform to be completed from 1st June to end October 2020, for a total of 60 learning hours. The course is broken down into three phases: (i) Pre-course learning: flexible self-guided online learning on with a final assessment; (ii) 'Real time' learning: Live interactive sessions and engaging video presentations by highly experienced trainers and international experts, blended with individual and collaborative group exercises, and online technical forums; and, (iii) End of course assignment: Individual assignment applying to national contexts. Participants who successfully complete all assessments and the final assignment will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

¿Quiénes participan en este curso?

The course is intended for planners and technical staff of ministries and employment agencies; representatives of workers' and employers' organizations. Gender-balanced participation is desirable.

What topics does this course cover?

The course is designed to provide conceptual and practical tools with sessions on:

  • job counselling, career guidance, and coaching on soft skills;
  • targeted active labour market programmes, including training and entrepreneurship development programmes;
  • managing effective job centres, digitalisation and information systems;
  • building public-private partnerships and dialogue at the national and the local levels.
What will I learn?

By the end of the programme, participants will have strengthened their technical knowledge to improve their employment service systems. In particular, participants will have:

  • Strengthened their understanding of the role of employment services to facilitate labour market transitions in particular for vulnerable groups;
  • Developed a thorough understanding on how to design and implement effective and innovative targeted labour market programmes;
  • Examined management challenges related to employment services, information systems and the modernization of service delivery systems;
  • Increased their understanding on how to promote PPP and dialogue at the national and the local levels, in the public, private and third sectors, in a concerted manner in order to influence policymaking.
What will I be able to do?

Participants leave this online course connected to a global network of professionals on employment services. In addition to enhancing capacities and knowledge, the workshop aims to stimulate peer learning, and possible future collaboration among participants and their respective institutions and organizations.

They will be able to improve their capacity in designing and implementing effective employment services and active labour market programmes by:

  • Properly analysing bottlenecks and challenges at the level of their own institutions or agencies;
  • Identifying the main elements to contribute to a better functioning of the labour markets and to facilitate labour market transitions over the life course;
  • Drawing a strategic development plan of their institutions or agencies.
Why should I join?
  • The course has a hands-on approach, highlighting best practices and offering tools and methodologies that will help participants in their everyday work;
  • Participants are encouraged to share individual experiences during the training days, thus building an international community of practice;
  • Given its high-quality contents, the course brings participants at the heart of current debate and policy options.
How to apply

Click here to apply before 12 May 2020.

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