Housing Development Corporation (HDC) signed a MoU with Technical and Vocational Education Training Authority (TVET Authority) of Ministry of Education, to initiate the 3rd Apprenticeship Program of HDC.
The agreement was signed this Tuesday, by Managing Director of HDC Mr. Suhail Ahmed and Deputy Managing Director of HDC Mr. Ahmed Athif. Minister of Sate for Higher Education Mohamed Hashim and Director of TVET Authority Ms. Aminath Asra.
The Apprenticeship Program will have both theoretical and practical applications. With training programs in welding, automotive maintenance, carpentry, electrician, gardening, heavy vehicle operation, building construction and building maintenance.
Speaking in the ceremony, Mohamed Hashim expresses his gratitude towards HDC for its effort to provide education and development opportunities in skill shortage areas.
He also stated that the Ministry’s plans to introduce an apprenticeship program on a national level, that would at least be accepted under Certificate Level III of Maldives Qualifications Authority’s standards.
HDC Apprenticeship Program is a successful program that gives youth the opportunity to learn and practice their skills.