Call for Participants: CARCIP funds youth ICT skills programme

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia—Applications are invited for entry into the CARCIP Information Communication Technology (ICT) Skills Development programme.

The programme will provide free training and certification to unemployed youth between the ages of 17 -35 years in the following areas:

Photography, Database Management, Systems Analysis and Design, Internet Security, Multimedia Production/Animation, Application Development, Computer Graphics, Automotive Technology, End Point Maintenance & Repair, and Information Communication Technology/ IT Management.

To encourage islandwide participation, training will be offered at select training institutions in the north and south of the island.

Eligible persons must be holders of a minimum of three CXC’s or have at least one year of working experience in the course of interest. Applicants must also meet the specific requirements of the selected programme.

The CARCIP Skills Development Programme is currently being implemented by the Ministry of Public Service, Information & Broadcasting in collaboration with the TVET Unit, Ministry of Education. The programme is part of the Government’s overall strategy to increase economic growth through the enhancement of productivity and technical expertise within the local ICT sector.

Application kits as well as course information are available on the CARCIP website. Spaces are limited so please apply early.

For further information contact us at 468-4977, email info.carcip@govt.lc or visit the CARCIP office at the National ICT Center on Bourbon St., Castries.