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More Able (Más Capaz) (2014- )

 

 

Date: 2014-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: More Able aims to support women, youth and persons with disabilities who are in a situation of social vulnerability to access and remain in the labor market, through technical training, skills development and job placement in order to promote their employability. The program has five different programmatic areas: + Able, + Able disabled people, + Able continuity of studies, + Able remedial education and + Able entrepreneur woman.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Women between 18 and 64 years, men between 18 and 29 years: Men and women undertaking 4th high school technical-professional education: Men and women with parental responsibility aged 16 and 17 years: Women and men aged 18 to 50 with disabilities: and men and women offenders aged 14 to 64. Participants must be within 60% of the vulnerable population and have little or no labor force participation (what it means to have six or less than six contributions in the last 12 months)
Area of intervention: Technical and professional training
Remedial education (leveling of studies)
Labour intermediation services Support to self-employment
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: Categorical Proxy means test (Socioeconomic classification)
Instrument of selection: 1) Social Protection Registry 2) Contribution density equal to or less than 50% in the last 12 months (little or no labor force participation).
Comments: From Antofagasta, Aysén and Magallanes regions people within the 80% of the vulnerable population according to Social Registry of Homes (Registro Social de Hogares) can apply. In the case of people with disabilities or criminal offenders, there is no need for vulnerability percentage.
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Supreme Decree N°101/2014 Supreme Decree N°17/2016
Responsible organization(s): National Service of Employment and Vocational Training (SENCE)
Executing organization(s): National Service of Employment and Vocational Training (SENCE)
Source of funding: Government of Chile
   

1) Job training

Recipient(s): All programme recipients
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Description: Skills training courses, lasting between 180 and 300 hours (some exceptions may be extended to 450 hours) which comprise both theoretical and practical hours. Also is offered job placement support

 

2) Labour intermediation

Recipient(s): All programme recipients
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Description: On-site internship related to the training and actions address to achieve formal jobs placement, such as socio-labour diagnostic, registration on the National Employment Services, business management and job interviews follow-up.

 

3) Certification of labour skills

Recipient(s): All programme recipients
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Description: A percentage of the trainees will have access, previous work experience, to a job skills assessment to be conducted by the National System of Labour Competency Certification, established by Law 20.267.

 

4) Grants and subsidies

Recipient(s): All programme beneficiaries
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Description: The program pays $3000 for each day of assistance to the training. The money will be paid in cash weekly and directly to the participant, or through a banking entity. Therefore, the program provides subside and childcare services to the participants with children aged 0 to 6: The participants with children under 3 years old will receive subside of $4000 for each child and day of assistance to the training. In the case of children aged 3 to 6, it will be provided nursery during the class time and Group Technical Assistance. Finally, the program provides an accidents insurance which covers medical expenses by accidents that may occur in the way to or from the training: the insurance also provides coverage in case of accident that may suffer children in the way to or from the nursery.

 

5) Social and labour support

Recipient(s): All programme recipients
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Description: Aims to ensure the permanence of the participants in the program, avoiding school dropout and strengthening skills and abilities for work in order to provide the minimum capacities requiered to face labor market in better conditions.

 

6) Remedial education

Recipient(s): All programme recipients
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Description: Destined for a percentage of people who have not completed the second cycle of secondary education. .

 

7) Other education

Recipient(s): All programme beneficiaries
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Comments: The program will offer a scholarship for technical studies and a maintenance grant to a percentage of program participants who have completed high school fourth grade

 

8) People with disabilities

Recipient(s): Women and men aged 18 to 50 with disabilities
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Comments: The participants must prove the disability situation through at least one of the following documents: Sing up in the National Disability Registry; medical certificate; disability situation resolution issued by COMPIN; Act of emission of disability certificate of Civil Registry; Bill of invalidity pension or basic solidary pension of disability.
Description: The program aims to achieve labor inclusion of people with disabilities in the labor market, through a formative process which allows to each participant to gain technical knowledge, practical competencies in a job and develop personal skills for the world of work. Also, it considers labor inclusion under the employment with support frame.

 

9) Enterprising women

Recipient(s): Women aged 18 to 64 that develop or intend to develop an economical entrepreneurship or independent work
Recipient of the transfer: Direct participant
Conditionalities: In order to approve the courses, it is mandatory 75% of attendance to the training stage and a 75% of attendance to the final hours of the course.
Comments: In order to receive a subsidy of tools the participants must initiate the cost-estimate of the assets, that is needed to endorse through invoices and/or bills. This must be approved by her tutor and according to the business plan.
Description: It aims to favor the access and maintenance in the labor market of women that develop or intend to develop an economical entrepreneurship, or work independently. Women participate in a formative plan “entrepreneurship management “of 100 hours, and it consists in two stages: 1) Training stage: it provides a training course, through modules where the learnings are distributed. At the fourth module of training, women will receive a subsidy of tools of a maximum of $300.000 which can be spent either totally in machinery, equipment and capital assets in general, or until 40% ($120.000) in assets or services associated with working capital. Also, it can be spent in procedures and related services or the formalization of the entrepreneurship. 2) Technical advisory: This component is a specialized service which aims to help the entrepreneurship to optimize the management of the business in a more efficient way.

 

Evaluación de implementación y caracterización del Programa Más Capaz año 2015 Mujer Emprendedora. Informe Final de Resultados.

Author: ClioDinámica Consulting
Date: 2016
Publication info: ClioDinámica Lta Consulting
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Evaluation

 

Estudio caracterización de usuarios y proveedores, y evaluación de implementación y procesos del Programa Más Capaz año 2015

Author: ClioDinámica Consulting
Date: 2016
Publication info: ClioDinámica Lta Consulting
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Capacitación laboral para la autonomía económica de mujeres en situación de pobreza. El caso de Chile.

Author: Muñoz Rojas, C
Date: 2017
Publication info: Serie Asuntos de Género No 149, CEPAL, Naciones Unidas, Santiago de Chile
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General study

 

Caracterización de la participación laboral en Chile

Author: Tomaselli, A.
Date: 2017
Publication info: CEPAL, Naciones Unidas, Santiago de Chile
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Research

 

Informe final de Evaluación Programa Más Capaz

Author: Figueroa, Noelia (Coord.)
Date: 2015
Publication info: Ministerio de Trabajo y Previsión Social, Servicio Nacional de Capacitación y Empleo
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Evaluation

 

Evaluación cualitativa y cuantitativa +Capaz, línea Discapacidad- Informe de Evaluación del Diseño

Author: STATCOM
Date: 2015
Publication info: STATCOM, SENCE
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Quantitive and qualitative evaluation

 

Evaluación cuantitativa y cualitativa de la implementación del piloto + Capaz. Informe final de la consultoría

Author: ClioDinámica Ltda
Date: 2015
Publication info: ClioDinámica Lta Consulting
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Quantitive and qualitative evaluation

 

 

 

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