Minister PEREVET opens information session for personnel selected to go to Korea.
There is almost light at the end of the tunnel for the three Advanced Vocational Training Centers being constructed in Douala, Limbe and Sangmelima in partnership with the South Korean Government. With constructed work rated at 80% in Douala, 60% in Limbe and 10% in Sangmelima, MINEFOP has selected 104 persons to undergo training in Korea from September to December 2014 partitioned as follows; 75 to be trained as teachers in various technical fields and 25 to be trained as training centre administrators. They will be accompanied by 4 senior staff from MINEFOP.
While opening the pre-departure information session on Thursday June 5,2014 at the conference hall of MINEFOP, the Minister of Employment and Vocational Training, H.E Zacharie PEREVET cautioned participants to take advantage of the huge capacity building opportunities offered them by the governments of Korea and Cameroon. Participants will undergo Fellowship training which is focused on introducing Korean vocational training system to Cameroon trainers. The Cameroonian participants are expected to make significant contributions to the economic development of Cameroon by integrating the knowledge that they will acquire from the vocational training system in Korea, pursuing further enhancement of the concerned area and strengthening the friendly relations between the Korea and Cameroon.
Courses to be offered at the three AVTCs will include; Welding, Plumbing, Dress making & Design, Office Automation, Automative, Electricity, Repairing of Farm machines, Repairing electronic Devices, Multimedia, Beauty, Mechanics, Hotel & Tourism, Refrigerator and Air-conditioning.
The Minister was flanked by Mme NGOBO EKOTTO Jeanne Aimee, SG MINEFOP, Mrs. BALIMBA Julie (IGF),NGATHE KOM Philip( Coordinator of EDCF-CFPE) and Prof. YEO( Project Manager).