Understanding the central importance and the main instruments for identifying current and future skill needs and labour market imbalances is a central issue of countries all around the world.
Upon completion of the course, participants will have a good understanding of drivers of change which impact skills demand and realise why imbalances occur on the labour market and their consequences.
This course will help to understand critical milestones, questions, objectives and components of labour market information (LMI), institutional roles and responsibilities.
Providers, users and target groups of anticipating skill needs for the labour market.
Participants will learn about quantitative and qualitative methods, tools for skill needs anticipation and matching supply and demand of skills on the labour market. Systems of early identification of skill needs will be dealt with in a wider context of labour market information and intelligence, and related institutional frameworks.
End beneficiaries of this course would include a wide range of individuals and groups benefitting from timely and accurate labour market information and pertinent training programmes and curricula, including e.g. job seekers form all ages and backgrounds, in particular youth and recent graduates; current and future students; planners in the skills development, TVET and education sectors; curriculum developers; staff of vocational training institutions; public employment services; career guidance services and businesses.
The main objective of this course is to help participants understand the central importance of identifying current and future skill needs and labour market imbalances in a broader policy framework, and to acquire basic knowledge.
Upon completion of the course, participants will have:
This course will consist of the following learning units
This innovative e-learning course has been designed according to a learner-centred approach in order to better involve participants and keep them motivated. It is highly interactive and engaging, using different methods throughout the seven parts of the course to make the content interesting, relevant and entertaining.
After the participant has completed the first module, access will be given to the second module. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
Participants will be required to have a good knowledge of written English as training materials will be available on the e-platform in this language.