A total of 211 fresh trainees have been matriculated into the New Century Career Training Centre (NCCTC).
They are pursuing disciplines such as air- conditioning, plumbing, carpentry and joinery, electronics and general electricals, computer hardware, draughtsmanship, catering, dressmaking and leatherwear.
Mrs. Lydia Duvor, manageress of the centre, in her welcome address, urged the new trainees to be prepared spiritually and physically to learn, to be able to adapt and be innovative
She reminded them that vocational training, apart from enhancing the individual skills and talents in a particular field of work also creates ready employment for the people.
“Our main objective as a vocational training institute is for our graduates to become employers and not job seekers such that there will be ‘spill over’ benefits,raising the productivity of the people and yet be able to develop themselves.
Mrs. Regina Larbi, a former director of the institute, for her part, also advised the matriculants to be devoted and committed to their calling while striving to be disciplined by observing to do as the school rules state.
In addition, she urged them to take their practical lessons seriously to be able to succeed in their planned effort, adding that their skills in the various trades were in high demand by industries.