Courses for unemployed youth

Hitt Húsið, in collaboration with the Directorate of labor, offers young people seeking employment to attend two kinds of courses; Vitamin, which focuses on empowerment and motivation, and The Work-Place Training, which focuses on preparing the individual for an internship.

Vitamin – empowerment training course

Vitamin is a 4 week long course for young people of the age of 18-25 years old.  The aim is to empower the participants and support them in the discovery of their strengths and interest zones.  Vitamin helps the participants to set the course in their life and explore different paths.

What’s on the programme?

Short activities, financial education, the realization of ideas, opportunities abroad, the search for employment, creative thinking, goal setting, cooperation and more.  The duration of the course is 4 weeks, 10 am – 3 pm, Mon-Thu.  Participants get a light lunch during the course.

For whom? 18-24 year old unemployed youth. Duration: 4 weeks, 10 am – 3 pm, Mon-Thu.  For more information: Frímann Sigurðsson t: 411-5519 Elísabet Pétursdóttir t: 411-5517

Work-place training -real experience from real companies

The work-place training is an opportunity for young employed youth to get experience and training at a company or institution.  The course is for young people in the age of 18-29 and is a cooperative project between Hitt Húsið and the Directorate of labor.  The course is 8 weeks all in all and consists of a 4 week long training course at Hitt Húsið and a 4 week intership at a company or institution.  The internship is carefully chosen by the participants with education, interest fields and experience is taken into account.  The Hitt Húsið staff follows up with the participants and helps him evaluate his/her own performance.

For whom? 18-29 year old unemployed youth. Duration: The course is 8 weeks, 4 at Hitt Húsið and 4 at a work place, 9:30 am – 3 pm, Mon-Thu, 9:30 am – 12 PM, Fri. For more information: Frímann Sigurðsson t: 411-5519 Elísabet Pétursdóttir t: 411-5517