Tag: Cayman Islands Further Education Centre

PWD training centre to open early 2020

PWD training centre to open early 2020

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Public Works Department’s dedicated Apprentice Training Facility is scheduled to open at the PWD compound early in 2020, officials have said. The 3,200 sq.ft building will be raised above the car park on columns, which will create a covered, open-air space below. The upper level will consist of an open-plan space […]

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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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CIAA looks to attract students to aviation

CIAA looks to attract students to aviation

| 13/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): On the heels of recent criticism of its overseas recruitment drive, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) met with students at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) who are interested in aviation careers. The meeting, held 11 March, was initiated by Leader of the Opposition Ezzard Miller, who in February […]

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CIFEC career fair highlights internships

CIFEC career fair highlights internships

| 18/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) will be holding a career fair Friday, 21 September. At the event, Year 12 students will be able to connect with employers offering internship opportunities for this school term. These unpaid positions would run from October 2018 to mid-April 2019.

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Lighthouse students qualify for CIFEC

Lighthouse students qualify for CIFEC

| 11/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For the first time ever, Lighthouse School students have passed Stage One City & Guilds exams. The students received their scores in August, collectively earning four passes, nine merits and a distinction, a success that allows them to enter the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC), the first time this opportunity has […]

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CIFEC apprentices shine at Public Works

CIFEC apprentices shine at Public Works

| 04/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Five students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) have recently received internationally recognised City and Guilds of London certification through their apprenticeships with the Public Works Department (PWD). The department’s construction industry training programme is run jointly as a partnership with CIFEC, supported by the private sector.

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Port Authority boosts technology in schools

Port Authority boosts technology in schools

| 12/07/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands last month donated used computer equipment to John Gray High School (JGHS) and the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) to enhance the technology available at both schools. The 20 LCD monitors and five desktop computers will be shared between the two. Chris Krohn, the […]

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Students get free passes to CayFilm

Students get free passes to CayFilm

| 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) and John Gray High School students will be attending this weekend’s CayFilm International Film Festival for free thanks to support from a local company. The 30 students received general passes, which gives them complete access to all film screenings, panels and workshops on the three event […]

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Public Works apprentices moving up ladder

Public Works apprentices moving up ladder

| 30/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Public Works Department (PWD) team members, managers and government leaders recently celebrated two milestones in the department’s apprenticeship programme. At an after-work gathering Friday, 16 September 2016, on the PWD compound, Infrastructure Minister Kurt Tibbetts commended the three young men – Adrian Jackson, Daniel Dawkins and Davanni James – for completing two […]

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CIFEC students seek internships at careers fair

CIFEC students seek internships at careers fair

| 16/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) has been hosting a careers fair to support its year 12 internship programme. The two-day event finishes up today (Friday, 16 September) in the CIFEC library at the Walkers Road school. Around 200 students have been participating, as well as representatives from various employment sectors: […]

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CIFEC students gain from law firm internships

CIFEC students gain from law firm internships

| 17/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Four students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) spent the summer as interns for law firm the HSM Group, gaining experience in areas such as debt collection and intellectual property. Dwight Lawrence, Shantell Ritch, Anisha Ritch and Victoria Whittaker were the students who joined HSM’s summer internship programme.

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CIFEC students build golf cart for charity

CIFEC students build golf cart for charity

| 03/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) students participated in the annual golf cart-building project sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman during two consecutive Saturdays, 16 and 23 April. The cart was built under the supervision of project manager Tom Sperandeo and the final touches were completed in preparation for auction in early June. The proceeds […]

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CIFEC students earn certifications

CIFEC students earn certifications

| 25/04/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Students of the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) have completed the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) training courses in basic food hygiene and cosmetology. The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman sponsored the training for 50 participants. To date, 44 students have taken advantage of this opportunity, with the remaining six participants scheduled for […]

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CIFEC students sail through internship programme

CIFEC students sail through internship programme

| 30/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Four students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) last week completed their internship at Red Sail Sports. The students, who had been taking part in the Year 12 Internship Programme, had been working at the watersports company since September.

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Courts celebrate work of CIFEC interns

Courts celebrate work of CIFEC interns

| 29/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A ceremony was held at court on Tuesday, 22 March, as a mark of appreciation for nine students who have been interning with the Judicial Administration for the past six months. The youngsters, who were presented with certificates, are part of the Year 12 Internship Programme at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) […]

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Employers evaluate CIFEC internship programme

Employers evaluate CIFEC internship programme

| 18/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The career services team at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) hosted a breakfast meeting this week for employers taking part in the Year 12 internship programme, which caters for students attending the school. The early morning forum held Wednesday, 16 March, provided an opportunity for the team to receive feedback on the initiative.

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