The Eenhana Vocational Training Centre (EVTC) staged its annual graduation ceremony at the town on Friday, 20th November 2015.
EVTC Centre Manager, Hinandjovo Muashekele highlighted the institution’s remarkable progress in establishing itself as a provider of leading-edge training services, since opening its doors in May 2011. “With the support of the NTA and our industry stakeholders we have grown from strength to strength. Today, this institution is registered with the NTA and accredited by the Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA)”, Muashekele emphasised.
Acting Chief Executive Officer, Jerry Beukes, in his motivational address read by the NTA’s Manager: Public Relations, Marketing and Stakeholder Engagement, Mornay Louw recognised the effort and dedication of the centre’s management and trainers.
“Your sacrifices have culminated in the development of skills amongst this group of trainees. No only have you skilled them, you have also assisted in their empowerment. Keep up the good work. Continue to empower our young people and our communities. Continue to remain a valued partner in our shared mandate to champion Vocational Education and Training in our country”, Beukes stressed.
Beukes also encouraged the trainees to enter the world of work with confidence, perseverance, commitment and diligence. “The NTA, our industry partners and our centres, including the EVTC, can only do so much to create training opportunities and establish environments conducive to quality training. But, it is up to all you now to make the best of the skills you have acquired – not only for your own benefit, but also for the benefit of your families, your communities, your region and our country at large”, he noted.
Altogether 26 trainees received Level 3 certificates in Office Administration, while six trainees received Level 3 certificates in Plumbing and Pipefitting. The Governor of the Ohangwena region, Honourable Usko Nghaamwa and the town’s Mayor, Her Worship, Julia Shikongo, attended the event.