The Ministry of Labour’s Board of Industrial Training (BIT) has launched eight technical and vocational programmes which saw over 200 residents from both Linden and Kwakwani registering to participate.
The programmes namely, Welding and Fabrication, Electrical Installation, General Building Construction, Furniture Making, Garment Construction and Block Making, were launched on Monday, July 18, 2022, at the Linden Technical Institute by Hon. Joseph Hamilton, Minister of Labour .
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.
In Kwakwani, 50 residents signed up for the skill-for-job training programmes.