The Kosovo Manufacturing Club has certified the youth of Gjilan municipality who have completed the “On the Job Training” program, which is financially supported by USAID’s EMPOWER Private Sector project in partnership with the Swedish Agency for Development and Cooperation. International, Sida.

The certification was made for the second phase trainees who have completed their internships in the companies “Flexograf”, “Fluid”, “Menakon”, “Euromodel” and “GanDizajn” in Gjilan municipality. Beneficiaries of this program had the opportunity to be trained in the workplace by directly engaging the companies in which they applied.

The “On the Job Training” program aims to mobilize companies in the private sector to engage more actively in training young people and enhancing their vocational training. Interns have benefited from a well-structured training program for the needs of the labor market, and some of the interns who have demonstrated competence have also been employed in the companies where they have completed the internship.