Training Courses

Who can participate?

  • Recognized Refugees
  • Resettled Refugees
  • International Protection Beneficiaries
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Third Country Nationals (those with either student, work or spouse visa)

We are pleased to announce that the “First Step” Phase A’ Training courses in PAPHOS will start in 3th of December

Those registered and selected will be informed via Email, Telephone Conversation and Text message .

Phase A’ includes training on:

  1. Employment Policies and Legislation
  2. Soft skills Development (e.g. communication, organization, teamwork)
  3. Professional Development Skills (e.g. job interview, CV Building ,Employment Opportunities Identification)

All participants will get a certificate of completing the training of “FIRST STEP” Phase A’.

The Phase A’ Training Programme duration is: 6 days long and 6 hours per day.

BE AWARE that the participation in Phase A’ is compulsory and important to upgrade skills and gain better chances to find job.

Participants who will successfully complete Phase A’ , will proceed to Phase B’ for specific vocational training courses .

Below you can see more information about the venue and transportation.

Training Courses in Paphos

Paphos Trainings Location information:

Venue: Youth Information Center (YIC)of the Youth Board of Cyprus- Paphos
Address: Apostolou Pavlou and Gladstones Corner ,8046, Paphos

Group 13

DATES TIME TIME
03-12-19 Tuesday 9:00-15:45
04-12-19 Wednesday 9:00-15:45
11-12-19 Wednesday 9:00-15:45
17-12-19 Tuesday 9:00-15:45
18-12-19 Wednesday 9:00-15:45
20-12-19 Friday 9:00-15:45

Group 15

DATES TIME TIME
14-01-20 Tuesday 9:00-15:45
15-01-20 Wednesday 9:00-15:45
16-01-20 Thursday 9:00-15:45
22-01-20 Wednesday 9:00-15:45
23-01-20 Thursday 9:00-15:45
31-01-20 Friday 9:00-15:45

English lessons

The supplementary English lessons aim at facilitating participation in the two training phases of the FIRST STEP programme.

The English Lessons duration will be 5 days long and 3 to 4 hours per day accordingly, with one coffee break per day.

DATES TIME TIME
11-11-19 Monday 9:00-13:15
14-11-19 Thursday 9:00-12:15
15-11-19 Friday 9:00-12:15
18-11-19 Monday 9:00-13:15
21-11-19 Thursday 9:00-13:15

The Phase A training courses involves 300 candidates, which include 36 hours (6 hours per day) of at least 15 classes including training on:

  1. Employment Policies and Legislation
  2. Soft Skills Development (e.g. communication, organization, teamwork)
  3. Professional Development Skills (e.g. Job Interview, CV Building, Employment Opportunities Identification)

The Phase A’ Training Programme duration will be 6 days long and 6 hours per day, with 2 coffee and snack breaks per day.

Training Courses in Kofinou

Kofinou Trainings Location information:

All lessons will take place at Kofinou Reception and Accommodation Center for Applicants for International Protection, at the Common Room – Yellow Stree

DATES TIME TIME
18-11-2019 Monday 09:00-15:45
19-11-2019 Tuesday 09:00-15:45
20-11-2019 Wednesday 09:00-15:45
21-11-2019 Thursday 09:00-15:45
22-11-2019 Friday 09:00-15:45
26-11-2019 Tuesday 09:00-15:45

English lessons

The supplementary English lessons aim at facilitating participation in the two training phases of the FIRST STEP programme.

The English lessons duration will be 6 days long and 3,5 hours per day, with 1 coffee break per day.

DATES TIME TIME
15-10-19 Tuesday 9:00-12:30
18-10-19 Friday 9:00-12:30
22-10-19 Tuesday 9:00-12:30
25-10-19 Friday 9:00-12:30
29-10-19 Tuesday 9:00-12:30
01-11-19 Friday 9:00-12:30

The Phase A training courses involves 300 candidates, which include 36 hours (6 hours per day) of at least 15 classes including training on:

  1. Employment Policies and Legislation
  2. Soft Skills Development (e.g. communication, organization, teamwork)
  3. Professional Development Skills (e.g. Job Interview, CV Building, Employment Opportunities Identification)

The Phase A’ Training Programme duration will be 6 days long and 6 hours per day, with 2 coffee and snack breaks per day.

Training Courses in Limassol

Limassol Trainings Location information:

Venue: Cyprus College Limassol Archbishop Makarios III 56 , Limassol Cyprus Limassol CY 3065,

Room No: 002 (next to the cafeteria)

DATES TIME ROOM
08-10-19 09:00 – 15:45 002
09-10-19 09:00 – 15:45 002
10-10-19 09:00 – 15:45 002
15-10-19 09:00 – 15:45 002
16-10-19 09:00 – 15:45 002
17-10-19 09:00 – 15:45 002

The Phase A training courses involves 300 candidates, which include 36 hours (6 hours per day) of at least 15 classes including training on:

  1. Employment Policies and Legislation
  2. Soft Skills Development (e.g. communication, organization, teamwork)
  3. Professional Development Skills (e.g. Job Interview, CV Building, Employment Opportunities Identification)

The Phase A’ Training Programme duration will be 6 days long and 6 hours per day, with 2 coffee and snack breaks per day.

Training Courses in Larnaca

Larnaka Trainings Location information:

Venue: “Promitheas” Multi-purpose Space, Larnaka

Bus stop: No. 1068, Griva Digeni Avenue, near Drosia High School, Larnaka,

Bus numbers: 408 – 409 – 410 – 411 – 412 – 413 – 414 – 415 – 417 – 422 – 426 – 427 – 443 – 448 – 542 – 453 – 454 – 455

Group 7

DATES WEEKDAYS TIME
02-10-19 Wednesday 09:00 – 15:45
05-10-19 Saturday 09:00 – 15:45
06-10-19 Sunday 09:00 – 15:45
07-10-19 Monday 09:00 – 15:45
09-10-19 Wednesday 09:00 – 15:45
10-10-19 Thursday 09:00 – 15:45

Group 9

DATES WEEKDAYS TIME
30-10-19 Wednesday 09:00 – 15:45
31-10-19 Thursday 09:00 – 15:45
02-11-19 Saturday 09:00 – 15:45
03-11-19 Sunday 09:00 – 15:45
04-11-19 Monday 09:00 – 15:45
07-11-19 Thursday 09:00 – 15:45

Group 10

DATES WEEKDAYS TIME
11-11-19 Monday 13:30 – 20:15
13-11-19 Wednesday 13:30 – 20:15
14-11-19 Thursday 13:30 – 20:15
18-11-19 Monday 13.30 – 20:15
20-11-19 Wednesday 13:30 – 20:15
21-11-19 Thursday 13:30 – 20:15

Group 12

DATES WEEKDAYS TIME
30-11-19 Saturday 13:30 – 20:15
01-12-19 Sunday 13:30 – 20:15
07-12-19 Saturday 13:30 – 20:15
08-12-19 Sunday 13.30 – 20:15
14-12-19 Saturday 13:30 – 20:15
15-12-19 Sunday 13:30 – 20:15

Group 14

DATES WEEKDAYS TIME
08-01-20 Wednesday 13:30 – 20:15
09-01-20 Thursday 13:30 – 20:15
13-01-20 Monday 13:30 – 20:15
15-01-20 Wednesday 13.30 – 20:15
16-01-20 Thursday 13:30 – 20:15
20-01-20 Monday 13:30 – 20:15

English lessons

The supplementary English lessons aim at facilitating participation in the two training phases of the FIRST STEP programme.

The English lessons duration will be 6 days long and 3,5 hours per day, with 1 coffee break per day.

DATES WEEKDAYS TIME
12-10-19 Saturday 9:00  – 12:15
16-10-19 Wednesday 9:00  – 12:15
17-10-19 Thursday 9:00  – 12:15
19-10-19 Saturday 9:00  – 12:15
23-10-19 Wednesday 9:00  – 12:15
24-10-19 Thursday 9:00  – 12:15

Larnaka Trainings Location information:

Venue: “Promitheas” Multi-purpose Youth Center, (Militou 1) Larnaca

Bus stop: No. 1068, Griva Digeni Avenue, near Drosia High School, Larnaca,

Bus numbers: 408 – 409 – 410 – 411 – 412 – 413 – 414 – 415 – 417 – 422 – 426 – 427 – 443 – 448 – 542 – 453 – 454 – 455

The Phase A training courses involves 300 candidates, which include 36 hours (6 hours per day) of at least 15 classes including training on:

  1. Employment Policies and Legislation
  2. Soft Skills Development (e.g. communication, organization, teamwork)
  3. Professional Development Skills (e.g. Job Interview, CV Building, Employment Opportunities Identification)

The Phase A’ Training Programme duration will be 6 days long and 6 hours per day, with 2 coffee and snack breaks per day.

Training Courses in Nicosia

Group 1

DATE TIME ROOM*
20/06/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
21/06/2019 09:00 – 15:45 208
24/06/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
26/06/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
27/06/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
28/06/2019 09:00 – 15:45 208

Group 2

Date Time Room*
1/7/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
3/7/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
4/7/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
10/7/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
11/7/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110
17/7/2019 09:00 – 15:45 110

Group 3

Date Time Room*
01/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
02/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
04/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
05/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
07/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
08/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203

Group 4

Date Time Room*
09/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
11/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
12/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
13/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
16/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
18/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203

Group 5

Date Time Room*
14/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
15/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
21/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
22/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
28/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203
29/09/2019 13.30  – 20.15 203

Group 6

Date Time Room*
19/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
20/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
23/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
25/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
26/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203
27/09/2019 09:00 – 15:45 203

Group 7

Date Time Room*
24/01/2020 09:00 – 15:45 105
25/01/2020 09:00 – 15:45 105
27/01/2020 09:00 – 15:45 105
28/01/2020 09:00 – 15:45 105
30/01/2020 09:00 – 15:45 105
31/01/2020 09:00 – 15:45 105

English lessons

The supplementary English lessons aim at facilitating participation in the two training phases of the FIRST STEP programme.

The English lessons duration will be 6 days long and 3,5 hours per day, with 1 coffee break per day.

Date and time schedule of the 2 first groups:

Group 1

 DATE TIME ROOM*
15/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
16/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
17/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
19/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 208
20/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
21/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200

Group 2

 DATE TIME ROOM*
22/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
23/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
24/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
25/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
26/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200
27/7/2019 9:00  – 12:30 200

Group 3

Date Time Room
12/9/2019 9:00  – 12:15 200
14/9/2019 9:00  – 12:15 200
16/9/2019 9:00  – 12:15 200
18/9/2019 9:00  – 12:15 200
19/9/2019 9:00  – 12:15 200
21/9/2019 9:00  – 12:15 200

*All training sessions will take place at the European University facilities in Nicosia:

European University Cyprus
6, Diogenous Str, 2404 Engomi, Nicosia
P.O. Box: 22006, 1516 Nicosia-Cyprus
Tel: +357 22 713000

 Participation in all training sessions of Phase A’ is compulsory.

Successful participants form Phase A’ training courses will be selected to participate at the Phase B’ Specialized Professional Training.  This phase will involve 100 candidates and will include specialist professional training courses. More specifically, Phase B’ is 120 hours’ study on a number of professions/subjects (Food safety and Health, Basic Customer Service and Sales Principles, Logistics, Hotel and Leisure Management, Basic Accounting principles/ Cash till). This will be organized in 6 groups; the study will be carried out in a total of 15 days, 8-hour study days. The training courses will be organized by IMH and designed and delivered by AKMI, European University Cyprus and KESEA.

The Phase B’ of the FIRST STEP programme in Larnaca will include specialized professional training on:

Hotel and Leisure Management

The courses will provide specialized professional training and knowledge on professions related to Hotel and Leisure Management and are relevant to the sectors below:

Directly relevant sector:

Sector Profession
Hotels Kitchen Aides, Cleaners

Other relevant sectors:

Sector Profession
Restaurants and Recreation Centres Kitchen Aides, Cleaners
Food Industry Food delivery persons
Service Provision – Employment by cleaning Companies as cleaners of buildings and outdoor areas
– Groundskeepers
– Loading/ Unloading labourers
– Pest Control labourers for Homes and Offices

Location information:

Venue: “Promitheas” Multi-purpose Youth Center, Militou 1, Larnaca

Bus stop near the venue: No. 1068, Griva Digeni Avenue, near Drosia High School, Larnaca

Bus numbers: 408 – 409 – 410 – 411 – 412 – 413 – 414 – 415 – 417 – 422 – 426 – 427 – 443 – 448 – 542 – 453 – 454 – 455

Map:

Training Programme Phase B’ – Group 1:

The duration of the Phase B’ Specialized Professional Training Programme will be 15 days long and 8 hours per day, with 2 breaks and a light lunch break per day.

ΑΑ Date    Day Time
1 16/12/2019 Monday 9:00-18:00
2 20/12/2019 Friday 9:00-18:00
3 21/12/2019 Saturday 9:00-18:00
4 22/12/2019 Sunday 9:00-18:00
5 23/12/2019 Monday 9:00-18:00
6 28/12/2019 Saturday 9:00-18:00
7 29/12/2019 Sunday 9:00-18:00
8 3/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
9 4/1/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
10 10/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
11 11/1/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
12 12/1/2020 Sunday 9:00-18:00
13 17/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
14 18/1/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
15 19/1/2020 Sunday 9:00-18:00

Participation in all training sessions of Phase B’ is compulsory.

Basic Accounting Principles (Nicosia)

Dates Days Time Venue*
1 20/1/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 RTD Talos Ltd, Block A 4th floor
2 21/1/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00 RTD Talos Ltd, Block A 4th floor
3 22/1/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00 RTD Talos Ltd, Block A 4th floor
4 23/1/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00 RTD Talos Ltd, Block A 4th floor
5 27/1/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 European University, Room 108 (East Block, 1nd Floor)
6 28/1/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00
7 29/1/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00
8 30/1/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
9 31/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
10 4/2/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00
11 5/2/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00
12 6/2/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
13 7/2/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
14 10/2/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 European University
15 14/2/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00 European University

Logistics (Nicosia)

Please see below the date and time schedule of the trainings:

Date Day Time Venue*
1 20/1/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 DOMS Business Centre
2 21/1/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00
3 22/1/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00
4 23/1/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
5 24/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
6 28/1/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00 European University, Room 110 (East Block, 1st Floor)
7 30/1/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
8 31/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
9 3/2/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00
10 4/2/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00
11 5/2/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00
12 6/2/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
13 7/2/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
14 10/2/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 European University
15 12/2/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00 European University

Basic Costumer Service and Sales Principles (Larnaca)

Please see below the date and time schedule of the trainings

Date Days Time Venue Room
1 23/1/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00 Larnaca College Class B, 3rd Floor
2 24/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
3 27/1/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
4 28/1/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00 Class B, 3rd Floor
5 29/1/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
6 30/1/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00 Class B, 3rd Floor
7 31/1/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00 Class B, 3rd Floor
8 3/2/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
9 4/2/2020 Tuesday 9:00-18:00 Class B, 3rd Floor
10 5/2/2020 Wednesday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
11 6/2/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
12 7/2/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
13 10/2/2020 Monday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
14 13/2/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor
15 14/2/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00 Lab 1, 2nd Floor

Hotel and Leisure Management (Skarinou, Larnaka)

Please see below the date and time schedule of the trainings

No Date   Day Time Venue
1 6/2/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00 Environmental Information
Center of Larnaka
Mountainous Area, Skarinou
2 8/2/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
3 9/2/2020 Sunday 9:00-18:00
4 14/2/2020 Friday 9:00-18:00
5 15/2/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
6 22/2/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
7 23/2/2020 Sunday 9:00-18:00
8 27/2/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
9 29/2/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
10 1/3/2020 Sunday 9:00-18:00
11 5/3/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
12 7/3/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
13 8/3/2020 Sunday 9:00-18:00
14 12/3/2020 Thursday 9:00-18:00
15 14/3/2020 Saturday 9:00-18:00
16 15/3/2020 Sunday 10:30 – 12:30

This phase will consist of 6 training programs which will consult a pool of 100 candidates. The programs will offer consultation on self and commercial awareness as well as job schemes awareness on the labour market in Cyprus under the auspices of Ms Eleni Markantoni of European University Cyprus. Each candidate will receive more than 2.5 hours of individualized consultation and work orientation.

Upon Graduation, the European University Cyprus will offer a one-year scholarship (two semesters) to the candidate with the highest score. The University will monitor the progress of the candidate within the year and will re-assess whether to continue the scholarship further.

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