Prepare to begin a career in digital freelancing.

Launch your future as a digital freelancer! During our hands-on, full-time 6-week program, you will be trained on the relevant skills, attitudes and mindsets required to launch a successful freelancing career.

We will also provide you the opportunity to work with and get some mentorship from a super-agent.

Program Length

6 weeks

Monday to Friday, 7am-12:30pm + 1pm-6pm

“After the program, we were linked to mentors for mentorship in the digital market. The experience with my mentors has been really encouraging and full of exciting exercises to make us achieve ever greater goals. I would like to belong to such a community which strives and helps young people to earn a living through online platforms.”

Skills Earned

Technical Skills


We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • Audio transcription (the process of converting speech in an audio file into written text)
  • Subtitling and on-demand virtual assistant skills
  • Social media marketing
  • Completing transcription
  • On-demand virtual assistant work such as email and calendar management as well as social media content creation and management

Behaviour & Mindsets


In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you acquire the following skills:

  • Proactiveness
  • Adaptability
  • Orientation to Detail
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Growth Mindset
  • Future Orientation
  • Persistence

Job readiness


  • Training will include on-training drills, and practice days to learn and practice the important technical skills.
  • You will also be directed to learning resources where you can upskill yourself further as a freelancer after the program has ended.
  • After training, you will have the opportunity to work with and get some mentorship from a super-agent.

A Few Simple Steps

  1. 15 minutes 1

    Apply

    Apply online by finding a program in your area using the tool below. We will get back to you 1-2 days after your application.
    Apply Now!

  2. 15 minutes 2

    Information session

    During this session you will get an opportunity to learn more about Generation and our programs. We will also go over the program requirements, times and dates of class.

  3. 1 hour 3

    Screening

    Generation wants to support you and connect you to resources that will help you focus on learning. We will use this time to learn more about you, also ascertaining that you are the right candidate for the program.

  4. 1 hour 4

    Reality talk

    This session will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the training you will be undergoing, with respect to the daily schedule, class rules, what we expect from you and what you can expect from us. We will also go over what you can expect after your training is completed. It is during this session that you get to interact with our trainers, alumni and potential employer partners.

  5. 5

    Class begins

    Every day, you'll learn new skills to help you advance your career through our intensive and practical training. You will receive a mentor to walk with you the student journey and remain with you after you complete your training.

  6. 6

    Graduation

    Celebrate your success with family and friends! You will then receive a certificate as you join our ever-growing alumni community.


"The program has greatly influenced our journey and the amazing mentors that we had gave each of us a chance to learn and increase our confidence. The pace was smooth and everyone was given a chance to improve themselves. What an amazing team! I’ve personally earned and now believe the future is bright and online work is work."
— Rael, Generation graduate

Requirements

  • Be between the ages of 20-35 years
  • Minimum Highschool
  • Ability to read, comprehend and communicate in English
  • Computer literacy & certification and typing skills would be an added advantage
  • Excellent listening skills and conversant with different accents
  • Should have their own laptop preferably

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How we prepare you

In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.

Coaching

The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.

Resume Building

The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.

Interview Rehearsal

By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.

Ongoing Support

After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.

Ongoing benefits of Generation

A Trusted Network

Continued contact with the Generation graduate network

Events

Events and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others

Support

Troubleshoot your job challenges