Training the new generations on the skills for the professions of tomorrow, those in highest demand in the job market, e.g. digital skills in the IT sector.
Secure a fair access to these training opportunities, creating the conditions in which disadvantaged persons can realize their full potential as individuals and as professionals.
In Italy there is a severe shortage of IT qualified professionals.
Still, in 2022 more than 3 millions of young Italians between 15 and 34 years fell into the NEET* category.
And yet, in 2022 100K+ migrants entered Italy (+55.8% compared to 2021) of which a sizable number with relevant educational backgrounds, experience and a desire to start, or restart, a career in this country.
Therefore, these young people could provide a solution to such lack of skills, by discovering untapped talents.
*NEET: Not in Education, Employment or Training
A multi faceted and phase-based programme, open to the most vulnerable categories such as young italian, refugees and migrants to approach the IT sector and ultimately find a job.
The programme is conceptualized and initiated by Fondazione Italiana Accenture ETS and promoted and supported together with a number of prestigious partners: Fondazione Vodafone Italia, The Human Safety Net, Fondazione Social Venture Giordano Dell’Amore, Fondazione Conad ETS, Accenture Italy, UNHCR and other supporter.
Upon an accurate and specific selection, the programme provides to the participants: free basic equipment and tools, a path of 2 levels of ONLINE IT training (in Italian and in English), mentorship, financial support and support in the job placement.
ReadyForIT was selected by the Fondo per la Repubblica Digitale as a project worthy of obtaining a contribution of approx. 1 million Euros in order to validate the effectiveness Fondo per la Repubblica Digitale of its training model and encourage its growth. The path financed by the Digital Republic Fund has been called ReadyForIT+ and includes courses that are developed between July 2023 and June 2024, and aim at training 350 young NEETs and accompany them to enter the world of work in the IT sector.
Based in Italy and between 19 and 34 years old, who are:
IT support & Cyber Security (3-months courses ONLINE)
Level I courses are delivered by Academy Rapido
IMPORTANT: during Level I courses students decide whether they prefer to find a job and work after the course or to continue studying and apply for a Level II specialised course (it is advised to start participation immediately after Level I courses)
Web/mobile Development, Data Analytics and Cyber Security (3-12 months courses ONLINE)
Level II courses are issued by the best Italian Tech Academies, and are available for students trough the ISA-Income Share Agreement tool available on Talents Venture Platform
IMPORTANT: upon specific selection process, students can access Level II courses directly, without attending Level I courses.