Planting Seeds Apprenticeship

Planting Seeds Apprenticeship

What is Planting Seeds Apprenticeship?

Planting Seeds is a professional development programme that provides paid apprenticeships for local adolescents aged 16+.

Group picture at Freedom skatepark

Learning hard-skills

Planting Seeds provides hard, employable skills for young adults in fields such as:

  • Carpentry
  • Concrete shaping
  • Bricklaying
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Editing
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship

PSA explained


The Planting Seeds Apprenticeship Programme was developed in 2020 in order to complement CJF’s life-skills programming for children with professional development opportunities for beneficiaries nearing adulthood

Target group:

Aimed at local adolescents and young adults aged 16 and up in need of employable, hard skills for career development and direction


Provides experience, skills and formal certification in a trade or field for which the beneficiary is truly passionate about.



2020 | PSA - Construction
CJF builder teaching skatepark construction to a local


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