Prepare to begin a career in admin freelancing!

The Freelance Admin Support Work Programme trains unemployed youth on online work readiness skills such as Digital Marketing, Transcription, Video Captioning, Data Analysis, Annotation, Social Media Management, Content Creation, Graphic Design and on-demand Virtual Assistant skills.

The programme, which runs for 8 weeks, will train participants on the relevant technical skills, attitudes and mindsets required to be successful as a freelancer. You will also be directed to learning resources where you can upskill yourself further as a freelancer after the program has ended.

Program Length

8 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 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


    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


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

Meet our graduates!

"Professionally, after completing the Digital Freelancing Program, I acquired a new skill set and built a new career, which has been a plus for me.

I have grown immensely thanks to the skills I gained during the program. As a single parent, having an additional income allowed me to provide for my family comfortably. I would recommend this program to any young person any single time."
— Karen, Generation graduate


  • Be between the ages of 22-35 years
  • Minimum Highschool (mean grade C- / English grade C-)
  • Ability to read, comprehend and communicate in English with a neutral accent
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Word and browsers) and typing skills (computer certification would be an added advantage)
  • Excellent listening skills and conversant with different accents
  • No work experience necessary


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.


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 and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others


Troubleshoot your job challenges