FUNIC Centre For Vocational Training - Buea, Cameroon

FUNIC Centre For Vocational Training - Buea, Cameroon

FUNIC Centre For Vocational Training - Buea, Cameroon

ABOUT FUNIC

FUNIC is a private institute of learning created in 2013 to train professionals in the fields of Business, Microfinance, Domestic work, Labour and Social Security, Beauty and Creative arts. FUNIC also designs tailor-made training courses for companies.

OBJECTIVE
The key objective of FUNIC is to ensure that young Cameroonians of all educational levels be trained in an innovative profession to enable them live dignified lives and assist others to do same.

MISSION STATEMENT
“To train men and women of integrity who will develop their communities in a dignified manner.”

1. FUNIC INSITUTE OF BUSINESS
The institute of Business was created with the express mission of training young Cameroonians to acquire skills in the area of business start-up and management. Students earn a National Diploma and Professional certificates at the end of Nine Months and Six Months respectively.
PROGRAMS
The National Diploma programs offered at the Institute of Business include:
• Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• Entrepreneurship and Innovation
• Microfinance
• Project management
Holders of the National Diploma who are also holders of the GCE Advanced level can be admitted into level 2 of the HND program.

2. FUNIC DOMESTIC WORKERS TRAINING CENTRE
Tens of millions of domestic workers world-wide, and hundreds of thousands in Cameroon, suffer exploitation and abuse. Confined within an invisible and poorly regulated segment of the labour market, they are mainly unorganized and without knowledge of their legal rights. This project under the theme "Exploited, undervalued - but essential" is part of an initiative towards promoting more effective legal protection, decent work and empowerment in the domestic employment sector.

New standards on domestic work will present an unprecedented opportunity to bring into the mainstream workers who were once deemed to be outside the Cameroon labour legislation constituency and to provide guidance to employers and households to facilitate access to decent employment conditions for this historically disadvantaged group, mainly women and girls.

This project will clearly determine the responsibility of the “client” (household) in the context of worker’s employment. It will educate the communities to recognize the importance of domestic workers that they are an integral part of the economy and that domestic work is not degrading or menial.

The horrible conditions of domestic workers around our local communities has contributed to this global realisation that domestic workers are deserving of our constant attention and our concerted efforts to establish decent work for them.

Whilst we have done a large amount of work around specialisation and professionalization of inspectors, domestic work because of its character including its hidden nature provides specific challenges some outside the scope of what inspectors are required to do such as human trafficking. Therefore there remains a need to not only be sensitive to these new demands but also to be able to respond to these challenges effectively and efficiently.

Domestic workers, now more than ever, need support to assist them to collectively discuss and find solutions to the issues facing their sector.
The institute shall support trainees in finding dignifying and suitable employment upon graduation.

We shall place domestic workers and others in decent employments that dignify them as human beings.

The Institute plays a crucial role in this regard. It offers training courses on all subjects relevant to decent work on the continent. For Africa, in addition to standard courses, it runs tailor-made courses on priority areas, such as:
• House keeping
• Nanny training

3. FUNIC MFI TRAINING INSTITUTE
The MFI Training Institute is the first of its kind in the Republic of Cameroon, created to give trainees basic operational knowledge in some areas that will help them better contribute to the growth of their institutions. The 8-week comprehensive courses are designed and well suited for newly elected and other Members of Board of Directors of Microfinance Institutions, their Managers, Credit Officers, Frontline staff, etc. Each week, trainees shall study one Module. Exams shall be taken on the 8th Week.

Participants who may want to sit for the National Diploma, after receiving their certificates may do so, following the timetable of the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training.

The program is offered throughout the year on a part-time basis.

STRUCTURE OF THE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM in MICROFINANCE TRAINING
• Principles of Microfinance Mgt
• Tellering and Customer service management
• Bank Lending and Credit Administration
• Corporate Governance
• Business Communication
• Ethics and Professionalism
• Deposit Mobilization
• Human Resource Management in Practice
• Marketing of Financial services

4. FUNIC INSTITUTE OF BEAUTY AND CREATIVE ARTS
This Institute trains Young Cameroonian in the areas of Fashion design, Clothing and textiles, perfume and fragrance making, beauty and dermatology, etc. trainees shall either be absorbed by the institute, or given support to start small businesses in their areas of specialization.

PROGRAMS
The training programs offered at this institute include:
• Fashion Design, Clothing and Textiles
• Jewelry
• Leather
• Perfume and cosmetic Science
• Beauty Services
5. FUNIC INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF LABOUR, EMPLOYMENT, AND SOCIAL SECURITY
SECURING WORK, IMPROVING LIVES

The IILESS was created to provide training and guidance in the areas of Human Resources, Employment, and Social Security. The IILESS will work with Government Ministries and Agencies, private organizations and Individuals in the areas of Labour, Employment and Social Security.
The Institute provides training and related services that develop human resources and institutional capabilities and guarantee better conditions at work. We thereby contribute to achieving the ILO's goal of decent work for women and men.

Our learning, knowledge-sharing and institutional capacity-building activities and programs for governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations and other development partners are based on the latest thinking, best practices and comparative experiences in the fields of:
• Employment, Labour and Social Security
• Human Resources Management
Regular programmes are offered in a multicultural and multilingual environment at the campus or through distance learning. Tailor-made programmes are offered at the organizational, national or regional level.

OBJECTIVE: The objective of IILESS is to promote work security and improve the living standards of individuals and groups in the African sub region.

IILESS in Africa also builds strategic partnerships with training institutions in the region, as well as relevant development agencies and UN sister organizations to deliver capacity building and knowledge sharing platforms.
In Cameroon, we work with the ministries of Employment and Vocational Training and Labour and Social Security.

Abroad, IILESS works with the ITCILO to offer their programs in Cameroon.
• We organize seminars and trainings for state and other personnel.
• We work with the national employment fund
• We regularize domestic work

CONTACT FUNIC: MALINGO STREET-MOLYKO, BUEA
OPPOSITE KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
TEL: 33719631 / 79735200
Email: funicbuea@gmail.com
http://funicbuea.blogspot.com/p/our-programs.html

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