Preparing your Child for the Future of Work
  • Start Date: 05 Dec, 2022
  • 2 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos

Introduce your child to the future of work from the emerging new job roles to the skills needed to thrive in our new world.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Gain the confidence to support your child understand the future world of work

The world of work is rapidly evolving as we move through the fourth industrial revolution. As the pace of change has accelerated post-pandemic, parents are struggling to prepare their children for the future of work.

This two-week course from Nexgen will guide you through the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the fourth industrial revolution and will give you the confidence to help your child understand the challenges and opportunities of the future career landscape.

Explore the skills needed for the future of work

You’ll learn how to introduce your child and family to the rapidly evolving working world. As part of this, you’ll look at key terminology around the fourth industrial revolution, such as the internet of things, and what these aspects mean for your child.

Then, you’ll delve into the experience and transferable skills that your child will need to succeed in their future career, and what tools and resources can help build them.

This course will guide you through current trends shaping the future of work, including the impact of the internet of things on the current job market.

You’ll also look at how to take an optimistic approach to the future changes to the world of work and ways that you can support your child in adopting this type of approach.

Learn from the careers experts at Nexgen

Over the last decade, Nexgen has been working with institutions and career centres to develop work-based learning programs for students. These programs aim to help students build the relevant experience, skills, and self-knowledge to create meaningful careers.

Having worked with students, teachers, and parents, Nexgen has the experience to help you support your child in designing their career success.

This course is designed for parents looking to help their children make informed decisions about their academic and professional future.

Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.


This university is part of the partnership between eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn.

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