HipCity Innovation Centre have conducted a baseline study of the profitability and viability of some brown collar jobs that is mostly denigrated by many and term “dirty jobs” and abandoned for supposed illiterates or school dropouts. The report from this finding is yet to be made available to the public.

Over time, the Skills Gaps Assessment report from the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) highlights various industries where skilled manpower are lacking, these reports remain largely unknown to young people in tertiary universities, colleges of education and our technical colleges.

Our intention for this baseline study is to engage with the Skills Gaps Assessment Report recently released by the ITF and UNIDO and to drive a campaign to universities and other institutions of learning to enlighten young people on the array of opportunities that exist instead of hanging on to white collar jobs are daily being replaced with Artificial Intelligence and/or robo