For those seeking to delve more into what Malta can offer in terms of career development, this page should be your starting point towards your development and growth in Malta.
The Traineeship Scheme is intended to provide
The duration of a traineeship varies between 10 to 26 weeks, on an average of 40 hours/week. The theoretical tuition will be delivered by Jobsplus at its training complex and/or by any other approved entity whilst the on-the-job training will take place at the employer’s premises with whom the trainee is placed. The classroom training programmes are recognised by the NCFHE and pegged at respective levels with the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF). In
It is important that cross-fertilisation of knowledge between business and academia is supported. Nurturing a researcher pool with awareness, expertise and experience in both camps is
Today, the country has a thriving and profitable industrial sector comprising 23% of GDP and one in every five jobs. Malta has welcomed many companies from a wide range of sectors including light and heavy engineering, electronic components and assembly, plastics, pharmaceuticals, software and textiles. Because of the high English and Italian literacy, Maltese banks are becoming popular to provide offshore banking services.
Investors have realised that although there are cheaper foreign direct investment locations, Malta has definite advantages in terms of quality, rapid product turnover, short but specialised production runs, product development and sales and marketing into Europe and North Africa.
- The services industry continues to confirm its importance as a job generator with gambling, accountancy and professional activities driving up demand.
- Figures show that employment in the entertainment and arts sector increased by a whopping 26
per cent, driven mainly by jobs in the gambling and betting industry.
- Professional activities, including legal and accounting
serviceswitnessed a job growth of 10 per centin March 2016 when compared to the same period a year earlier. In the support services category, growth was driven by new jobs created in the security business.
- Despite the building industry booming, full-time employment in the construction sector flat-lined, registering a slight decrease in March 2016.
- Manufacturing, a mainstay for employment with 20,620 jobs in March 2016, continued its downward trend, shedding 128 jobs.
This scheme is designed to support the client in the transition period from unemployment to employment. It allows the employer to evaluate the performance of the client in the workplace, prior to proper engagement. The employer and Jobsplus enter into an agreement regarding the work exposure period, whereby the client is placed on the scheme with the prospect of employment. For the duration of the scheme, registered participants will be exempted from the weekly registration. Clients receive a weekly allowance of 80% of the minimum wage from Jobsplus while renouncing the rights to any social security benefits throughout the work exposure phase if the period exceeds twenty-eight weeks. Employers participating in this scheme are exempted from social security contributions, wages and sick leave benefits. Throughout this work exposure phase, the employer can benefit from the support of Jobsplus officials.
The Work Exposure Scheme is intended to facilitate transition into employment by providing
The Work Exposure Scheme forms part of the Training for Employment project, which may be considered for co-financing by the European Social Fund 2014-2020.
The Work Placement Scheme is aimed at providing training to participants following a course offered by Jobsplus, which includes a practical component. The Work Placement Scheme gives Jobsplus’ trainees the opportunity to acquire both theoretical and practical training. The duration of the Work Placement Scheme is of a maximum of 26 weeks, on an average of 30 hours/week. The on-the-job training will take place at the employer’s premises with whom the trainee is placed. The
The Work Placement Scheme forms part of the Training for Employment project, which may be considered for co-financing by the European Social Fund 2014-2020.
- Between now and 2025:
- Employment is forecast be fairly stable, close to or slightly above its current level.
- Most employment growth will be in business and other services.
- Most job opportunities, around 26%, will be for professionals (mainly business and other professionals).
- Around 39% of the labour force will have high-level qualifications, compared to 28% in 2013.
Information provided by EURAXESS Malta