Training Opportunities


ETC offers courses aimed at helping persons improve their education and acquire the required skills to find employment or retain it. Courses are available at different levels, from short courses of a few days, through to vocational award certificate courses, pegged to the Maltese and European Qualification Frameworks, that can be completed in a few weeks or months.

Click here to view a list of available courses.

The booking system for training programmes will now change as now you will have the opportunity to directly book for specific scheduled course you would like to attend.  Booking will take place on a first come first served basis and priority will be given to unemployed clients registering on Part 1 of the register.
Booking can be done as follows :
For jobseekers registering with the ETC on Part 1 and Part 2 of the Unemployment Register :
  • By contacting and making an appointment directly with your Employment Advisor
For jobseekers who are on Part 2 of the unemployment Register, employed or unemployed but currently not registering with the ETC :
Those clients who have placed a booking with ETC in the past and were placed on a waiting list, will be notified once the training programme will be made available.  In such cases, you are requested to rebook by following the above mentioned procedures.
It is very important that you meet the entry requirements when you book for a training programme.  To this end we request that when you book through the website you attach a copy of your qualifications and if you are visiting a job centre you take with you your ID card, copies of such documents including certificates, and licences.
Transport is provided to clients attending ETC training programmes at Hal-Far.

 For a full list of documents pertaining to training programmes click here 



Traineeships are a dual system of occupational skill development, targeted at new labour market entrants, unemployed clients or employees involved in restructuring exercises. This flexible training solution addresses skill shortages and is being offered to employers willing to recruit participants qualified for a traineeship. The programmes offered are labour market driven, whereby the job preferences of the job seekers are matched with the requests made by Employers who participate in the scheme.

The programme is made up of a combination of on-the-job and off-the-job training with a duration of up to 26 weeks. The following traineeships are currently being offered1:

Name of Scheme:

Target Audience

Traineeship Office Procedures

Persons interested in working as clerks, administration, coordinators, secretaries and other similar occupations

Traineeship Process Manufacturing

Persons interested in working as assemblers, factory operators packers and other similar occupations

Traineeship Sales Techniques

Persons interested in working as sales and marketing assistants, promoters and resellers and other similar occupations

Traineeship Front Office

Persons interested in working as customer care representatives, receptionists, telephone operators and other similar occupations

Traineeship Warehouse Operations

Persons interested in working as storekeepers, delivery persons, warehouse assistants and other similar occupations

Traineeship General Maintenance

Persons interested in working as handyman, plasterer, painter, building maintenance, and other similar occupations

Traineeship Cleaning Attendants

Persons interested in working as cleaners, room and laundry attendants, chamber maids etc…

Traineeship Life Skills for the Work Environment

Irrespective of the area that the on-the-job training focuses on, this traineeship offers customer care and personal and social skills off-the-job training.

1Subject to change

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Work Exposure Schemes have been specifically designed to help persons gain valuable work experience. Under this scheme, you are placed with an employer for 12 weeks. During this period you will gain firsthand experience in a particular sector or industry which will improve your ability to find employment within the field you wish to work in.

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The Work Placement Scheme is aimed at providing practical training to trainees following a course offered by ETC and which includes a practical component, such as care courses.

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ETC notifies that no authorisation has been given to any third-parties to advertise any course / programme on its behalf, and neither authorised  third parties to publicise any course / programme of study as in any way eligible for TSS or TSSA  Grants.