Some 176 youths from Region Ten on Thursday, received their certificates after completing various vocational courses through the Board of Industrial Training (BIT), National Training Project for Youth Empowerment (NTPYE).
According to a Department of Public Information (DPI) press release, the training was aimed at equipping them with the skills set needed which will in some way contribute to the development of the country. It particularly targeted youths who are not academically inclined and were unable to complete secondary school
The trainees are now certified in Heavy Duty Equipment, Electrical Installation, Garment Construction, Motor Vehicle Servicing and Welding & Fabrication. They were urged to maximise their potential and position themselves since Guyana, and specifically, the oil sector is anxiously awaiting their various skill sets. In the meanwhile, the youths have already benefited from employment at the Linden Electricity Incorporated, the Linden Sewing Institute, the Community Development Council and the Linden Technical Institute, among other places, the DPI release added. ….