3. Employment & Entrepreneurship
Jobsplus is the Maltese public employment service and falls under the responsibility of the ministry for Education and Employment. In this regard Jobsplus deals with issues of youth employment and traineeships in Malta. The main employment programme for young people offered through Jobsplus is the Youth Guarantee. One particular scheme under the Youth Guarantee is called the youth Activation Scheme within which young people receive personalised attention as they go through a process that includes profiling, education and work exposure and a traineeship.
Apprenticeships are dealt with at the Malta College for the Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST). Apprenticeships are a requirement for any course at MCAST that offers an Apprenticeships as part of its syllabus.