The objective of the Opportunity Fund is to support VSD Providers towards provision of market-oriented and sustainable VSD offers, which lead to immediate employment (max 3 months after the completion of the training) of the learners.
Sectors covered: (1) Hospitality; (2) Health and Social Care; (3) Personal Services; (4) Agriculture; (5) Food Technology; (6) Machinery; (7) Applied IT.
Eligible applicants of the Opportunity Fund are:
- Private providers of non-formal VSD
- VET Schools providing non-formal VSD
- CSOs providing non-formal VSD
- Employers providing in-house VSD
Private providers, VET Schools and CSOs providing non-formal VSD can apply for the Opportunity Fund only in cooperation with one or multiple employers who guarantee in a written form to employ at least 35% of the trained persons within 3 months after completion of the VSD training.
Employers providing in-house VSD shall guarantee in a written form to employ 50% of the trained learners within 3 months after completion of the VSD training.
DEADLINE: 14th October 2019.