A unique partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO), Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) and Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association (FHTA) was launched this year to offer upskilling courses to tourism workers adversely affected by COVID19 and the resulting economic crisis.
Expressions of Interest are invited from individuals who wish to undertake these online micro-credential courses offered by APTC:
- Digital Literacy Essentials (MCC00013): provides an introduction to modern digital technologies, software and popular social media platforms.
- Communication Technologies for Business Success (MCC00015): explores digital communication technologies and software used by industry today and how these can improve productivity and collaboration in the workplace.
Successful applicants will be selected to undertake these courses fully funded by UNDP with support from the government of Japan.
The programme support is aimed at tourism employees that have lost their jobs or are on leave without pay due as a direct effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry in Fiji.
Preference will be given to applicants with a good understanding of written and spoken English and with access to some form of technology that will enable them to complete the course(s) online.
To be eligible for this course, you must be a citizen of Fiji and recently or currently employed in the tourism industry.
Please fill the form here to submit your expression of interest to undergo the courses.
You may be contacted to provide further details during the screening process. Please ensure that your contact details are correct to allow us to contact you in a timely fashion.
There are limited places available and the application window will close once the allotted number of places have been filled.