Published - August 12, 2015
A local cruise liner training academy will soon be established to train thousands of young persons for sustainable jobs on Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited. This was announced by the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training as he met with a team from the Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited and the officials from the Tourism Development Company (TDC) on Wednesday August 12, 2015 at the MTEST Head Office, International Waterfront Centre, Level 18.
Published - July 16, 2015
The training of thousands of students in the field of welding will now be made easier after Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training officially opened the MIC Institute of Technology Welding Academy, Macoya on Wednesday July 15th, 2015. The training of these welders and welding technicians, he said will now be more comprehensive and scientific based so that welders will be able to market themselves locally, regionally and internationally with the appropriate accredited certification.
Published - June 26, 2015
Senator the Honourable Fazal Karim, Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training has announced that thousands of unskilled agricultural labourers will now will be able to benefit from certification after the Agriculture Now Training Unit was certified as a Workforce Assessment Centre on Wednesday June 24th 2015 at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training, Port of Spain Office. Minister Karim said the Workforce Assessment Centres would use the Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) programme to continuously assess labourers who may not have the necessary qualifications in their specific areas of expertise, “What this does is recognize your skills, talent and knowledge as well as your aptitude while you are being assessed on the job.