With the increasing importance of job automation and technological advances in the workforce, low-skilled workers are at risk for fewer opportunities in the labor market. These factors highlight the importance of providing lifelong learning opportunities. Lifelong adult education and training (EET) is essential for participation in economic, social and political activities in a time of globalization and technological progress. With these trainings, these people begin to gain skills.
These skills are important because they tell recruiters very clearly what you can do. Skill development can include hard skills (like how to use certain software or perhaps basic graphic design) and soft skills (improving your listening skills or getting better at giving constructive feedback).
According to experts, the ultimate goals of developing skills are to become a more effective employee, stay relevant and competitive in your industry, get noticed for potential further promotion and recognition, or position yourself for better job opportunities in the future.
There are also many opportunities for unskilled people to improve themselves, and it is necessary to show these opportunities to these people and make them use them. There are many ways that these people can improve themselves;
Today, there are virtual courses for unskilled people to improve their qualifications. This means they can try to learn something new when they have time.Various virtual course platforms are available online, including:
One can work on these virtual courses at their own pace. Therefore, even if his career is challenging, he can still find time to hone his skills.
Mentoring involves learning from someone who is more experienced or higher in the career ladder. They can monitor their work, let them teach directly, or have discussions about the skills they want to work on. It all depends on what one wants to improve in himself.
Unlike mentors, coaches receive specific training to guide people to reach my goals. Coaching can be a highly effective way to bridge the skill gap and realize potential. They can set long-term goals for the unskilled and encourage them to work for them little by little.
In order for these people to enter life, it is necessary to show how they can gain skills rather than just these 3 methods. It can be possible with 6 steps to gain these skills;
Based on all these written, the IPATH2UPSKILLING project was implemented in order to include unqualified adults in life and show what they can do for themselves, to bring unskilled adults to life and to show how they can improve themselves and do this.