Good news for all Malta residents who would like to enlist in our Webmaster Workshop.
The Training Subsidy Scheme, part of the ESF Funded Employability Programme, aims to assist self-employed persons and persons employed in micro-enterprises of 10 or less employees, apprentices, the unemployed, NGO and Local Council employees to develop their skills by participating in further off-the-job vocational education and training.
The Training Subsidy Scheme offers assistance in the form of a training grant to aid participants with costs related to training. This grant will be awarded to the individuals after successful completion of their training.
You can now benefit from a Training Grant of 75% if you qualify for the Subsidy Scheme. To find out more information you can go over to the relevant ETC webpage at http://www.etc.gov.mt/site/page.aspx?pageid=2284 or download the official brochure here.
We are currently also evaluating other EU member states to see if any of them offer similar subsidy schemes. If you are aware of any - please let us know so we can publish the information on our workshop page.
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