The Work Placement Scheme is aimed at providing training to participants following a course offered by Jobsplus, which includes a practical component. Namely:
Vocational Education and Training Award in Child Care (0-3years)
Vocational Education and Training Award for Care Workers for Persons with Disability
Vocational Education and Training Award for Care Workers for the Elderly
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 hours trainees have to perform is set by Jobsplus, although trainees are allowed a degree of attendance flexibility ranging approximately between 20 hours to 40 hours per week. The classroom training programmes are recognised by the NCFHE and pegged at respective levels with the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF). Participants are paid a training allowance, payable by Jobsplus for every hour attended, which is calculated on the national minimum wage.
The Work Placement Scheme forms part of the Training for Employment project, which is co-financed by the European Social Fund 2014-2020.
Trainees: Persons who are unemployed or inactive can apply for this scheme. Other entry requirements may be requested depending on the chosen work/ study area;
Employers: All public and private entities, including NGOs.
Disabled jobseekers can contact the Lino Spiteri Foundation on the following numbers:
LSF Malta: 22201765-8 LSF Gozo: 22201965
Further guidelines on the registration process can be found here.
Looking to employ?
Employers who need to recruit employees can contact us on 22201600 for assistance.
Further guidelines on how to open vacancies online can be found here.
Employers who are going to dismiss or have recently dismissed employees including Third Country Nationals are requested to contact 153.
Details about applications for Third Country Nationals who were previously in possession of a valid residence permit/work permit and who had their employment terminated as of March 2020 can be found here.