What is the purpose of this program?

The purpose of this program is to train the youth in Ghana in advanced digital and IT skills. The successful candidates, if they choose, will have an opportunity for an employment pathway through our service centers in Ghana to work for international clients on IT related projects.

 

Is it only a training program? 

It is a training program primarily leading to an employment pathway. Upon successful completion of the training, the candidates will have an option to join one of our service centers as a full-time employee.

 

What are the benefits of this program?

This program will train the youth in Ghana and sub-Saharan Africa, in the necessary skills for IT and digital employment. Candidates who successfully complete our rigorous training will then have an option to join one of our service centers. Employed graduates at our service centers will have a rewarding career in IT, working amongst a team of highly qualified professionals in a global and multicultural setting with great opportunities for growth, training, and development. A further option arises as the skilled youth has the opportunity to establish their own business and become self-employed.

 

I am already working somewhere; can I join this program on a part-time basis?

No, this is a rigorous program that requires your full-time commitment. 

 

How many hours per week are required, for this program?

It is a full-time training program, so it would require 40 hours a week commitment in addition to homework. 

 

I already have an advanced degree in IT/Computer Science, am I also required to go through the training? 

Yes, the training not only includes the technical skills but general skills as well which are required to function efficiently in geographically distributed, multicultural and international teams (e. g. leading a team, project management skills). If you already have an advanced degree, it does not replace the training but is advantageous in your career advancement. 


Which specializations do you offer?

Currently, we are offering three specializations, which will increase soon

  • Data Science
  • Software Development & Engineering
  • Software Testing & Verification

 

What is the course format?

The courses will be delivered in AmaliTech Training Academy in the presence of teachers and trainers. The curriculum will be administered using a blended learning approach in a mix of online and on-site learning. 

 

How do I apply for this program?

To apply for AmaliTech’s graduate trainee program, kindly click on the link “Careers” on the top right of the home page or visit https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/AmaliTech and follow the instructions to apply.

 

What is the eligibility criteria for the program?

Applicants should have a minimum of a Higher National Diploma (HND) or Bachelor's Degree or higher. Applicants with a background in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar fields will have a distinct advantage. 

 

What are the steps of the selection process?

The selection process includes CV screening and review, Assessment test, online and on-site interviews.

 

What are the documents required to apply for this program?

You are required to submit a CV, a cover letter clearly explaining your motivation to apply for this program, a photograph, scanned copies of degrees and transcripts, and other relevant certificates. Before the final offer is made, all the documents will be verified for authenticity. 

 

Is there any age limit?

No, there is no age limit for this program.

 

Is it mandatory to have an IT background?

No, it is not mandatory to have an IT background, but applicants with education in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related field will have an advantage.

 

Can I apply for more than one position?

Yes, you can apply for more than one position.

 

What are the charges/tuition fees for this program?

There are no charges or tuition fees that the applicant has to pay to AmaliTech at any step of the process. AmaliTech will bear all the associated costs regarding the administration of training and curriculum. However, the candidate will be responsible for their own personal expenses. 

 

Will I be notified if the seat has been filled?

Yes, you will be notified if the seat has been filled.

 

Where can I ask questions, concerns, or technical problems?

For all inquiries or help, kindly send us an e-mail on hr@amalitech.com or Call/Whatsapp on + 233 200 200 966.

 

Should I submit the cover letter too?

Yes, please submit your cover letter, clearly highlighting what is your motivation behind applying for this program and what do you hope to achieve. Also, it should include what experience or qualifications that you bring to the program, which makes you the best candidate for selection. The cover letter should be no longer than one page.

 

How much experience is required?

There is no requirement of previous professional experience for making an application to our graduate trainee program. 

 

Are reference letters required for applying for this job?

No, the reference letters are not required at the time of application. However, names and contact addresses of three professional or academic references are required during the application stage. These references will be contacted before the final selection.

 

What is the pattern or structure of the assessment test?

The test will comprise of 5 sections lasting a little over 3 hours without breaks. One Section will test the candidates Analytical Writing skills and will comprise of two parts where the applicant will have to analyze an argument and analyze an issue. Both questions will be descriptive in nature and the candidate will have to type the answers.

There are two sections in the test which will gauge the candidate’s ability at verbal reasoning, vocabulary, reading comprehension among others. All questions will be multiple choice or fill in the blanks, or choice of the best answer.

There will be two sections dealing with Quantitative reasoning. The topics will range from geometry, algebra to trigonometry among others. All questions will be multiple choice or fill in the blanks, or choice of the best answer.

To access a sample test, please click https://amalitech.com/sampletest.

 

Disclaimer: The information provided here is for informational purposes only and is in no way legally binding for AmaliTech. The actual test may differ from the explanation provided and can change at any time depending upon the requirements of the program.

 

Should a PWD candidate apply for this program?

Yes, Amalitech is an equal opportunity employer, and special consideration is given to the women, people living with disabilities (PWDs), and individuals belonging to the marginalized communities.