PRESS RELEASE – The National Initiative to Create Employment will host a graduation ceremony to recognize the achievements of two hundred and thirty-one (232) persons who were trained this year through NICE’s National Apprenticeship and Placement Program (NAPP).
The graduating class comprises two major groups of graduands who have been trained under the initiative’s Farm Labor Support Program and The National Home Help Program respectively.
Forty (40) of the forty-nine (49) graduands of the Crop Production Level 1 Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) training program are currently employed under the FLSP as farm assistants.
All one hundred and eighty-two (182) of the individuals trained in the Care of the Older Adult Level 2 CVQ training program have completed internship and will be employed as Caregivers under the National Home Help Program in 2016.
Training for Care of the Older Adult was held from June 9th November 30th. The training was conducted within the following regions: Castries South, Castries East, Castries north, Castries Central, Dennery North and South, Babonneau and Gros Islet. Training for the Crop Production group was held from July 8th 2014 to January 9th 2015 in the areas of Roseau and Choiseul.
The ceremony will be held at the National Cultural Centre on Thursday December 17th 2015 at 2:00pm.