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HEART/NSTA provides skilled and competent workers through institutional-based training programmes or through their ‘on-the-job’ training approaches such as the National Service Corps, and School-Leaver Training Opportunity Programme. They also provide employers with customized workforce solutions for their businesses.

For individuals, the following services are provided:

  • Assessment, training and certification
  • Work experience
  • Volunteering and mentorship opportunities
  • Adult continuing education
  • Career mentorship and guidance
  • Professional development services
  • Start-up funding for small business

The programmes are carefully crafted to address the training needs of a wide spectrum of young prospective Jamaican employees and entrepreneurs, as well as employees already incorporated within the Jamaican workforce.