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179 Residents of Linden Commenced Board of Industrial Training programme.

  • Residents from eight communities registered.
  • Six Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) courses delivered.

Residents of Linden, young, old, employed, retired were all placed into the Board of Industrial Training (BIT), technical and vocational programme aimed to promote national development.

Eight programmes, namely, Welding and Fabrication, Electrical Installation, General Building Construction, Furniture Making, Garment Construction and Block Making was launched on Monday, July 18, 2022, at the Linden Technical Institute by Hon. Joseph Hamilton, Minister of Labour, accompanied by Senior Technical Officer, with responsibility for Region Ten, Mr. Leon Greaves and Technical Officer, Ms. Tenesha Dennis.

Residents from communities, such as, Wisroc, Block 22, One Mile Extension, Canvas City, Amelia’s Ward, Half Mile, 58 Miles and 47 Miles will be trained in the various programmes, with duration between four to six months at various training facilities across the region.

At the orientation session, Minister Hamilton and team engaged the gathering, informing them of the importance of completing the training offered to them that will pave the path to economical development for themselves, families, and communities.

A similar exercise was carried out in region six, offering Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programmes of the bit to approximately 300 residents.