Young people from Martorell are trained as ICT agents to provide digital support to citizens and businesses

Agents TIC

Martorell City Council, through the Molí Fariner Economic Promotion Center, has started this Monday the training ‘Forma’t i Transforma: Competències Digitals’, within the program ‘Martorell Digital Help’, aimed at 12 young people from Martorell in a situation of ‘atur. It is about turning them into ICT agents so that they can give digital support to citizens and small local businesses.

‘Forma’t i Transforma: Competències Digitals’ will last 50 hours until July 23, from 9.00 to 14.00, at the facilities of the Molí Fariner Economic Promotion Center. The aim is to improve the employability of young participants through digital training and then work as ICT agents for the City of Martorell.

The training program is run by the Pere Tarrés Foundation and consists of three modules in which social and communication skills will be worked on (15 hours), ICT training (30 hours) and a final module of the Appropriate promotion application for trade (five hours). Subsequently, the Pere Tarrés Foundation will carry out a 32-hour pedagogical and tutoring follow-up via zoom (from September to December).

The 12 participants are young people, between 16 and 29 years old, registered as unemployed jobseekers (DONO) in the Public Employment Service of Catalonia, registered in Martorell and with an interest in finding employment in the employment sector. new technologies and digitization.

Once the training is over, a selection will be made of eight of the 12 participants, who will start working in September as ICT agents within a municipal employment plan, funded by the Barcelona Provincial Council.

Digital support for citizens and small businesses

‘Martorell Digital Help’ has been conceived in the face of the situation generated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has raised the urgent need for digital training, both for citizens and small businesses. It also wants to respond to a double economic and social problem, on the one hand that of young people at risk of job exclusion who neither study nor work, and on the other that of the difficulty of companies to fill jobs in the sector. ICT.

Young people will help improve the digital skills of citizens and small and medium-sized enterprises, so that no one is left behind in this digitization of “shock” that has caused the pandemic.

The program aims to affect youth unemployment and, at the same time, promote this young talent who is able to get involved in society and contribute their knowledge to improve their well-being by supporting the community.

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