1. Who are we?
FØNIX (FONIX) is the largest companies within the vocational rehabilitation market in Norway. Our main office is located in Sandefjord, Norway, supporting 11 regional offices in the county of Vestfold. FONIX has approx. 220 employees – mostly certified trainers and instructors / teachers.
FONIX are a NGO and organized as a limited company (AS), but act as a non-profit organization through our formal approval as supplier to the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service (NAV). This approval requires that owners cannot take out dividends, and that all profits will benefit the users of the enterprise.
In this setting, FONIX serves an important role for the community and public authorities regarding vocational rehabilitation.
At any time during the year, this service includes approximately 2.000 learners / jobseekers and approximately 300 migrants / language learners.
In 2017, more than 1.400 people got a job through FONIX.
2. Main activities:
FONIX base their service provision on each persons’ individual need for assistance, regarding their work capacity. We coaches each individual towards ordinary employment through qualification and job training. “Supported Employment” which is a benchmark methodology, applied for the group of jobseekers in need of an extensive follow up in the open labor market. The services provided for the vocationally disabled are: • Assessment of the potential work and educational capacity of the individual and qualification of the individual through career guidance, adapted job training and/or qualification (job skills or further education).
3. Special expertise with digital tools:
FONIX has for the last two years had a special focus on digital tools within communication / training with jobseekers, migrants and learners.
This work includes digital tools as use of templates, social media and electronic learning platforms of different kind.
FONIX participate in a new Norwegian digital learning platform that are especially developed by Norwegian municipalities in co-operation with ours branch organization and the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service (NAV).
Adress: Fønix AS Postboks 1078 3204 Sandefjord/Norway
4. For More information:
Web Site: www.fonix.as
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