The second virtual fair will offer 500 English language scholarships to high school graduates – Prensa Libre

For the second time, the activity has been organized virtually by the call center and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector of the Guatemalan Association of Exporters -Agexport-, and the activity focuses on Guatemalans over the age of 18 with various degrees, so that they can enhance their English language abilities .

Like classes, the registration, evaluation and registration process will be entirely online, for anyone interested, you must register by filling in this form to register your information.

On the site, candidates will be able to specify any time allowed to carry out the process. The day before the event reminder arrives in your email with a link to connect to the conversation according to the time you chose.

  • 500 scholarships will be available
  • The scholarship fair schedules will be at 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.
  • Participants must have two hours to receive speaking and take a written English language test.
  • The candidate must have his/her CV and a print and digital photograph of his or her DPI.

“Call centers and BPOs are constantly looking for people who are fluent in English for available positions. Between 2020 and 2021, the industry grew by 21%, despite it being a challenging year for the world,” said Ninoshka Linde, Director of Agexport Call Center and BPO Sector .

The Final School project has allowed more than 5,000 people to get a job in the past six years. Of these coaches, about 70% go directly to work in the industry.

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The course is held entirely online, allowing participants to learn from their safe homes, from a smartphone, tablet or computer.

“We have teamed up with Agexport’s call center and business process outsourcing division with Junior Achievement to break down English language barriers in order to give Guatemalans the tools so they can proceed with these scholarships and subsequently land a well-paid job,” explained José Herrera, CEO of Junior Achievement Guatemala.

“English is not just another training course, it is a working tool with which goals can be achieved,” Lindy concluded.

For more information about grants and programs, you can contact: fscertification@agexport.org.gt

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