General Information:

APPRENTICESHIP, EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR MARKET DIVISION (AELM)
Aperenitisi, Galuega ma le Maketi o Leipa

Employment Services:

WHAT IS EMPLOYMENT SERVICE?

The Employment Service is a service designed to assist those in the general population who are looking for or finding employment opportunities

WHO ADMINISTERS THE SERVICE?

The Employment Service is administered by the Ministry through the Apprenticeship, Employment and Labour Market Division

THE PROCESS

  1. The AELM Division keeps a record of job seekers who have registered with the Ministry
  2. The Ministry then refers these jobseekers (who meet the correct criteria) to employers who have vacancies within their place of work. (The referral process only takes place when employers contact the Ministry with information on vacancies in their respective companies)
  3. Placement of jobseekers from the registry occurs when employers accept the referred jobseeker after interviews and this process of placement is totally up to the discretion of the employer.
REGISTRATION FEES

Registering in the service is free of charge

OTHER SERVICES

CV's and Job Applications:

  • The Ministry offers assistance in compiling curriculum vitae (CV's) and the writing of job applications for jobseekers who seek such assistance. This is also a free service. Please contact the Apprenticeship, Employment and Labour Market Division for more information or further clarification.
Workshops:
  • The Apprenticeship, Employment and Labour Market Division under its annual budgetary activities conducts annual job search skills training for those on the jobseekers register and those who wish to further their knowledge on basic job search skills in finding employment. Please contact the Apprenticeship, Employment and Labour Market Division for details about these training/workshops
  • The industry awareness is done on a yearly basis
    • This aims to assist students with their final years school and to be aware and prepare for jobs available in industries and sectors of our country.
    • Allows Year12 & 13 students to increase their knowledge and to experience the various services being provided by different industries or workplaces. This will enable them to choose the right path or appropriate fields of study for future career.
 

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you require further information on any of the above, or if you would like to register for the Job Referal & Placement Service, please contact:

Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Labour
Apprenticeship, Employment & Labour Market Division
4th Floor
ACC House
Apia SAMOA

Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Labour
Apprenticeship, Employment & Labour Market Division
P.O. Box 862
Apia SAMOA

Telephone: (+685) 20441
Facsimile: (+685) 20443
Email:
 mpal@mcil.gov.ws

Or please feel free to see our  Contact Us page.

 

Updated: 16 June 2008