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THE HRDC which operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Labour, Human Resources Development & Training, is driving the implementation of the NTRS initiated by the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development which aims to train and reskill some 9,000 unemployed persons over the forthcoming months.

 

Network Cable Installer

Network Cable Installer will enable one to acquire in-depth knowledge and handling of data communication cable. He shall have skills in fiber, copper and coaxial cables and their maintenance as per industry is standards.
With a duration of 4 month for a total of 200 hrs, the minimum requirements will be form 3 or for individuals willing to launch businesses in IT networking and maintenance sector

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    200 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or individual willing to launch businesses in IT networking and maintenance sector.

Objective/ career prospect:

Install data communication cable to meet the clients’ requirements and comply with the designated industry standards.
Mount cabling equipment while adhering to best practices, industry standards, and manufacturer requirements
Conduct site surveys for clients, assist in designing, creating and implementing standards and specifications
Career Prospects:
– Cable installer,
– Rigger
– Field Technician

Red Hat System Administration

The Red Hat System Administration course will develop the skills needed for administration and configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, introducing key command line concepts and enterprise-level tools and laying the foundation for the rapid deployment of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
With a duration of 4 month for a total of 226 hrs, the minimum requirements will be form 3 or for individuals willing to launch businesses in IT Systems administration

 

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    226hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 5

Objective/ career prospect:

Ability to configure, install, upgrade and maintain Linux systems using established standards and procedures.
Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability and writing and deploying scripts for task automation

Career Prospects:
– System Administration
– IT Help Desk Operation
– System Support

 

Website Development Using WordPress

Website Development using Word Press shall empower the learner with the right skillset so designing, developing and maintaining dynamic high quality websites and develop web based solutions
With a duration of 4 month for a total of 203 hrs, the minimum requirements will be form 3 or for individuals willing to launch businesses in Website Development and Maintenance.

 

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    203hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or people launching business in web developer or trainee web developers.

Objective/ career prospect:

Use the right CM tools for creating and maintenance of web based solutions including:
– Setting of local web servers
– Offer Web hosting solutions
– Site administration
Career Prospects:
– Web Designer
– Web Developer
– Content Management

 

Digital Photography Essentials with Entrepreneurship

The Digital Photography course inculcates the learner the right skills and approach to photography technics and the use of latest equipment, methodologies and use of software to create impactful photography outputs
With a duration of 4 month for a total of 203 hrs, the minimum requirements will be form 3 or for individuals willing to launch businesses in Digital Photography

 

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    203hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or Event organiser or Trainee Photographer or individual launching in the business of photography.

Objective/ career prospect:

Create impactful photography outputs that shall wow the audience with their creativity, and visualization technics
Learning the new concept and techniques behind digital photography and executing the art of photography.
Career Prospects:
– Digital Photographer
– Image Editor

 

Mobile Application Development Android & IoS

Be able to analyse requirements and develop mobile applications and solutions for deployment across various underlying mobile OS including Android and iOS.
With a duration of 4 month for a total of 201 hrs, the minimum requirements will be form 3 or for individuals willing to launch businesses in Mobile Application Development

 

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    201hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or launching career in mobile apps or trainee mobile application developers.

Objective/ career prospect:

Understanding and applying the key technological principles and methods for delivering and maintaining mobile applications by applying a mobile development framework.
Develop mobile application and solutions that are contextual and innovative.

Career Prospects:
– Mobile App Developer
– Mobile App Tester

 

Green Electrical Installation

Understand the basics of electrical installations including domestic installations. In addition, this course covers the basics of solar PV systems & PV components and size and install a stand-alone PV system.
Develop an understanding of types of wind turbines and design a small-scale wind turbine.

 

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    480 hrs

     
  • Target audience

    Form 3 with maths & physics or Electrician.

Objective/ career prospect:

Empower individuals to explore new technics and technology towards green electrical and adopt preventive maintenance for sustainable result

 

Precision Manufacturing Technology

Acquire fundamental understanding of the principles of CAD/CAM, including engineering drawing, geometric and surface modelling, and feature-based design
Apply CAD/CAM concepts for manufacturing process
Acquire a functional understanding of traditional and non-traditional manufacturing equipment

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    441 hrs

  • Target audience

    SC with maths or physics or design.

     

Objective/ career prospect:

To be able to design mechanical parts and create the program for the manufacturing process. This course will also cover the different types of manufacturing equipment that are commonly used in the industry.

Career prospect:
Mechanical designer
Technicians

 

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Being in the Logistics business, students will grasp the importance of Logistics / Supply Chain and the role that it plays within the Economy. Besides students will have the opportunity to carry out the various forecasting techniques for demand and inventory planning and will develop the ability to choose the best channel of distribution for cost efficiency. In addition, students will have hands-on the various logistics applications software The overall training will also help the students to become knowledgeable about the safety aspects in working in a Logistics and Supply Chain environment.

 

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    256 hrs

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or individual willing to launch career in the sector of logistics & supply chain, new entrepreneur.

Objective/ career prospect:

Understanding the operations and activities in logistics and supply chain which will enable them to develop new techniques and managerial skills in better handling the logistics and supply chain business.

 

Warehouse Operations Management

The Warehousing is a specialised part of the overall Supply Chain process. Students will appreciate the nature and Importance of warehousing and will embrace the different functions and types of warehouse and how this should be planned in line with the supply chain of the company. Students will have hands-on experience and knowledge of the operations (receiving. Storage, order picking) and the different Strategies of physical distribution, including cross-dock or Just-in-Time strategy. Furthermore, students will have hands-on the various warehouse operations, including operational scheduling and working with the various applications software. Not least, Students will grasp the different characteristics of goods including hazardous goods, handling and safety issues.

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    256 hrs.

     
  • Target audience

    Form 3 or individual willing to launch career in the sector of warehousing, new entrepreneur.

Objective/ career prospect:

Understanding the basic of warehousing and acquire new skills in warehousing with the support of technology.

 

Short course in pharmacy dispensing for retail pharmacies

The pharmacy dispensers/assistants are an integral member of the healthcare team, who provide preventive and therapeutic pharmaceutical care and serves as a resource person to patients and other healthcare providers. This course will build the competencies of pharmacy dispensers/ assistants as part of a pharmacy team.

 

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    309 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or people already in the pharmacy sector.

Objective/ career prospect:

The course is designed to comprehensive practical and theoretical training in pharmacology dispensing. The program will drive participants in depth in key topics and skills needed for a dispenser in a retail pharmacy.

 

Basic Wound Care Principles

In recent years, there has been an increase number of people with chronic wounds due to complication of diabetes, obesity and vascular problem and other comorbidities. This has brought challenges to all stake holders involved of how to provide a quality service to this group of population living with chronic wounds.
This course will bring existing evidence-based and best practice knowledge to health care assistants and individuals in effective wound care management.

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    240 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or people specialising in wound care already possessing basic knowledge in health.

Objective/ career prospect:

For people who want to learn the basic in wound care and who wants to embark in a health and social care settings.

 

Adult Health Care Health Support

The course covers the knowledge and skills required to work as an adult care worker in a range of settings and supporting individuals with different needs. The course defines the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected by individuals in the health and social care sectors.

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    240 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or people specialising in adult health care already possessing basic knowledge in health.

Objective/ career prospect:

To support the development of carers in the field of health and social care sector, so that care workers have up-to-date support and guidance that allow them to provide the best care possible for the people they work with.

 

Ageing and Managing Disability

Among older people, disability has become recurrent and there is a need to train people in the community so as to enable them to support these older adults.
The course will build the competences of aged and disabled carers to provide general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged and disabled persons.

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    240 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Care Givers and any individual from form 3, keen to deepen their knowledge in disability among older people.

Objective/ career prospect:

Ageing well & disability is a short course targeting individuals that want to support older adults who are either physically and/or mentally challenged. The aim is also to support individuals to deepen their knowledge in disability among older people.

 

Caregiving for Elders

Caring for the elderly is a key segment in the health care industry. This course provides a wide skill set that a good caregiver requires to handle the challenges in their profession such as safety hazards, first aid, health issues, personal care.

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    240 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Care Givers and any individual from form 3 up to form 5 level, keen to provide care and support for older adults, senior citizens and the elderly.

Objective/ career prospect:

It serves as an introduction to care and support for older adults, senior citizens, and the elderly. It is aimed at providing personalized caregiving, helping citizens age well and with dignity.

 

Train the Mentor Programme

This mentoring course build the capacity of prospective mentors to effectively coach and shares knowledge to help new nurses to shape their behaviour and to guide their development.

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Two (2) days.

  • Duration in Time

    13 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Registered Nursing officers.

Objective/ career prospect:

Induct new mentorship & leadership skills to registered nursing officers so as they excel to mentor trainee nurses.

 

Aquaponics Management

The aquaponics management course emphases on learning a sustainable food production system that comprises of plant selection, nutrients, pests and diseases management, and water management.

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    309 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or people already in the pharmacy sector.

Objective/ career prospect:

The course will help to develop key competences for interested participants to diversify their economy and understand the ecological, social and economic (direct & indirect employment) value of aquaponics production. The program will also enable them in making healthy lifestyle decisions by promotion consumption of organic products

Career: become entrepreneurs and/or as helpers in large scale food production

 

Aquaculture Management

The Aquaculture Management course will equip participants in farm designing, greenhouses and environmental operational system, water management and stock management

  • Duration in Month(s)

    Four (4) Months.

  • Duration in Time

    240 hrs.

  • Target audience

    Form 3 or people specialising in wound care already possessing basic knowledge in health.

Objective/ career prospect:

The course will enable participants to understand the importance of moving from a land economy to a water based economy, which is more efficient and free from soil-borne diseases

Career: become entrepreneurs and as helpers in large scale food production