During the Foundation Skills program students study to gain a Certificate 1 in Bridging at the end of 12 months. Subjects include English, Information Technology, Construction, Maths and Life Skills. This training contributes to developing employability skills among young I-Kiribati. The program targets early school leavers who left primary or secondary school and the program delivered at KIT works with ChildFund (Kiribati).

Foundation Skills also deliver a basic business course for young people wanting to start their own business or work in a business environment. Developing these entrepreneurial skills includes topics such as marketing, communicating with customers and sales.