Building apprenticeship masters.
Day two of the International Energy Conference and Expo kickstarted with heightened interaction and exchange of labour related information at Marriot Hotel.
The Ministry of Labour, Board of Industrial Training is fully participating at the historic event, offering stakeholders within the oil and gas industry, vital information on Recruitment, Rights of Workers, Occupational Safety and Health and Apprenticeship programs through BIT.
Public Relations Officer, Ms. Ayana George, today engaged several local and foreign investors within the industrial sector, guiding them through procedures to acquire their licenses through the bit, when conducting training of apprentices on site.
“We have interacted with Macorp, Zeco Group of Services, Guyana Oil and Gas Support Services, Amerapex and Trinidad Tower and Cranes Services Limited, among other. These companies have all hinted to train hundreds of Guyanese for the oil and gas industry and were very happy to receive the requisite information to get their licenses. Also, new companies such as, Ascending and EKAA – Hrim Earth Resources Management, based in the USA and Dubai, respectively, are on Guyana soil for the first time and will be opening their doors to collaborate with the Ministry of Labour, Board of Industrial Training to offer advance training, in demand within the oil and gas sector,” the PRO stated.
The Minister of Labour, Hon. Joseph Hamilton, also took sometime away from the conference to interact with the some of the new foreign entrepreneurs, seeking guidance to collaborate with the ministry, aimed to deliver technical advanced training for citizens of Guyana.
PC | Royden Croal
(Public Relations Officer, Board of Industrial Training).