These courses, lasting 600 hours each, are addressed to high-school graduated people between 18 and 29 years old and are totally free of charge. Furthermore, as they’ve been approved by the Apulia Region (with deed of the Manager of the Professional Training Section n.1123 of 23/06/2021), they will issue a final professional certification.

The application form must be submitted until 6th August 2021 at 12:00.

The aim of CODE Project is to develop and implement a training program addressed to all young people who cannot pursuit high-level hi-tech education fees due to a difficult financial situation. The courses will provide professional digital and IT skills, such as digital design, graphics, 3D animation, game design. «The main purpose of this project - and of the Fund that finances it - is to help all young people, with a difficult financial situation, to get a professional licensing course - comments the Mayor of Cursi Antonio Melcore – Students will be asked also to follow a Motivational module, aimed at supporting them and improving their self-esteem, enhancing their employment chances. All this can contribute to making young people more competitive in the job market, encouraging their entrepreneurial initiative at the same time».

The CODE Project "Competence Opportunities for Digital Employment" - financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment - will last three years. It will provide a professional license to the attending students, that could enhance their competitiveness in the world of work. «We will organize coaching for children with business experts to improve their business knowledge and - highlights Melcore - involving our European project partner, we want to create many moments of comparison with other European countries in order to give them a better understanding of how foreign job contexts work, creating opportunities for international careers». At the end of the Graphic Design Course will be issued the professional qualification "Technician for the elaboration of editorial material, conception, design and project management"; while, at the end of the 3D Animation Course will be released the professional qualification "Technician of the realization of technical drawings through two-dimensional and three-dimensional photorealistic representations ".

To submit :

a) Download and fill in the submission form from the website

b) Present your school certification - secondary high school diploma - issued and pursuant to art. 46 of Presidential Decree 445/2000;

c) Copy of a valid ID card and Italian Codice fiscale.

The application form and all the documents required must be sent to the Municipality of Cursi at the certified email address: .

Partners of this project: HRDA (Bulgaria), Municipality of Cursi (Italy), Tartu Art School (Estonia) Palidzesim (Latvia), Solutions Brief Therapy and Counseling Center (Bulgaria), Alternata S.i.l.o.s. (Italy), Save The Children IASI (Romania), FPC Ltd (Bulgaria).

For more info:

Municipality of Cursi

Piazza Pio XII

73020 Cursi (LE)

Certified email:

Courses Organizing Secretariat: 0836 332014 (Switchboard)


The project CODE benefits from a 2 300 000 € grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment. The sole responsibility for the content of this website lies with the Human Resources Development Agency and under no circumstances can be assumed that it reflects the official opinion of the Fund Operator or the Donors.