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Ongoing YEA Artisan Directory Registration

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) Artisan Directory has begun registration of Newly Trained Artisans and persons willing to be trained as Cosmetologists. The YEA Artisan Directory is one of the four initiatives launched by the government on 2nd October 2019 alongside the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) Job Centre, Work Abroad Programme and Agriculture-based Flagship Project  to facilitate sustainable employment for both skilled and unskilled Ghanaian youth in the country. And to connect Entrepreneurs, trained artisans and unemployed youth to job opportunities.


The Artisan Directory is to train and provide start-up tools and capital to artisans, including; beauticians, plumbers, masons, carpenters and fashion designers, and link them up to the market, in order to sell their crafts and services.



The YEA Artisan Directory is intended to :


  •  Assist youth artisans to register and take the National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) examinations.
  • Assist youth artisan with entrepreneurial training and support to start a business.
  • Create an online platform to link consumers to artisans as well as serve as a database of artisans in the country.


Registration Categories

1. Newly Trained Artisans


The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) will provide support for newly trained artisans who have acquired a skill in any of the under listed trades or vocations, successfully graduated and need assistance to write the NVTI examinations:


  • Carpentry
  • Masonry and Concrete Technology
  • Tiling
  • Plumbing
  • Aluminum Fabrication and Glass Work
  • General Electricals
  • Pottery and Ceramics
  • Hairdressing/Barbering
  • Cosmetology
  • Dress Making





Applying artisans should be:


  • Should be fully training in a vocation or skill
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years



2. Training  In Cosmetology


The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) will select and train a number of youth in the Greater Accra Region in Cosmetology.



  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years
  • Must live in the Greater Accra Region



Mode Of Application


Application is online. Interested persons are to register on the Youth Employment Agency’s registration website through this link:


Registration Deadline


Registration ends on 21st November, 2019 .




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