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Vocational school nears opening date

Vocational school nears opening date

| 24/06/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A vocational training school, dedicated to offering career paths to young people rather than simply jobs, is now expected to open sometime this summer, starting with courses in automotive maintenance, construction and diving, and eventually including a prison programme. Inspire Cayman Training, the brainchild of Michael Myles, a former government at-risk youth […]

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Apprentices graduate from PWD construction programme

Apprentices graduate from PWD construction programme

| 12/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Seven students who graduated from the Public Works Department’s (PWD) Construction Apprenticeship Programme were recently honoured in a ceremony held at the Department of Agriculture, next to the Post-Harvest Building, which the graduates had themselves helped to build. The students received the City and Guilds of London Level 2 IVQ Technician Certification […]

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Customs training improves awareness of financial crimes

Customs training improves awareness of financial crimes

| 17/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Customs and Border Control (CBC) trained 61 officers to enable them to better track, tackle and deal with specific kinds of financial crimes that they could encounter at entry and exit points of the Cayman Islands. The training sessions were conducted as five, intensive one-day workshops by the CBC training unit, a […]

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Students gain experience in financial services

Students gain experience in financial services

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Cayman Finance Student Education & Work Experience Programme kicked off this month with the first of its in-school workshops, facilitated by financial services industry practitioners. More than 40 high-achieving year 12 Caymanian students from high schools across the islands met the eligibility criteria and were accepted into the 2019 […]

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WORC staff receive compliance training

WORC staff receive compliance training

| 09/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Staff of Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) recently took part in a compliance training course, created and led by Jeremy Scott, the department’s deputy director for enforcement and compliance. More than 80 staff members took part in the five sessions of the training, which was held in February.

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Vocational school aims to boost youth employment

Vocational school aims to boost youth employment

| 03/04/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Citing underreported figures for unemployment among young people, coupled with a need to provide affordable and accessible vocational training, Michael Myles, former government at-risk youth officer, is opening a facility to teach skills that he hopes will translate into job opportunities. Inspire Cayman Training (ICT) will be offering vocational skills courses at […]

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HSA offers summer internships

HSA offers summer internships

| 02/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) is launching its revamped summer student internship programme and inviting interested young people in either high school or university to an “Informational Day” at the Cayman Islands Hospital on Saturday, 6 April from 9am to 1pm. The programme is aimed at students who would like to pursue […]

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Training offered for violence prevention

Training offered for violence prevention

| 26/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) and Ministry of Education are partnering to ‘train the trainers’ for a youth violence-prevention programme that has been in place here since 2017. The master training is for the “It’s Not Your Fault” initiative, an evidence-based programme created by the Canadian Red Cross more than 30 […]

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Applications open for CEC summer internships

Applications open for CEC summer internships

| 06/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is accepting applications for the 2019 Enterprise Cayman “Summer in the City” internship programme. In its seventh year, the programme arranges work experience for students and recent graduates throughout the CEC special economic zones (SEZs). The internships are open to Caymanians and residents of the Cayman Islands between […]

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Recruitment training for health ministry

Recruitment training for health ministry

| 03/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Senior managers and human resources (HR) staff from the Ministry of Health recently attended a two-day training session to enhance their recruitment skills.  Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional Susan White, a former executive at global financial services firm JP Morgan Chase, led the sessions for the 20 staff.

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