Prepare for work Certificate Ceremony
The Ministry of Employment in collaboration with The Guy Morel institute organized its first ever ‘Prepare for Work’ Certificate Presentation Ceremony on Saturday 31st August 2019 at the Savoy Resort & Spa, Beau Vallon. The ceremony was graced by the 28 participants registered on the Skills Development programme accompanied by their parents and mentors
The ‘’Prepare for work’’ programme is initiated by the Ministry of Employment, Immigration and Civil Status in collaboration with the Guy Morel Institute. The four-month transformation programme focused on our young people to provide them with professional to personal skill so they can be more prepare to enter the world of work.
In her opening speech Mrs. Shella Mohideen Executive Director of - The Guy Morel Institute (TGMI) spoke of the program as a second chance training to give opportunity to the 400 students exiting S5 which require to join the world of work. She continued by saying that for the first batch of participants it was a transformation journey as the program helped them to change their mindset from Fix to Growth, and the session taught them to recognize that they are unique. She thanked the Ministry of Employment, Immigration and Civil Status for not given up on our youth, the mentors and parents for the continuous support.
In her address The Minister of Employment, Immigration and Civil Status Mrs. Miriam Telemaque congratulated the 28 participants who have successfully completed the programme. Minister Telemaque added that the Ministry is reinvigorating its effort to ease the training of potential jobseekers to not only to secure a job but to remain in employment. She emphasized that more than ever we need to prepare our youth to be resilience so in return our youth can be more equipped with skills, knowledge and the right attitude. The key element is for the young people to be confident, she said.
The Minister assured the youth that the government will always be supportive as its Vision is to see them accomplishing their dreams.
Lastly she thanked the key partner The Guy Morel Institute, staff of the Employment Department, parents and mentors for the continuous support and the participants for their positive attitude.
The ceremony continued by presentation of certificates to the participants by Mrs. Shella Mohideen- Executive Director of TGMI, Principal Secretary of Employment Department Mr. Jules Baker and the Outstanding Effort Award was presented by Minister Telemaque.
Lastly to close the ceremony Ms. Denisha Gamatis a participant in the program shared a few words of thanks to all that have helped them in a way or another to succeed in this first step of their long journey.
For the Outstanding Behavior - Malekh Didon.
For the Outstanding Effort - Isabelle Robert
Souvenir Group Photo
For the Perfect Attendance - Selma Estrale.