To promote regional content and also create human ability, the Nigerdock has actually graduated 49 trade students from its Training and Development Academy.
The trainees, which comprised 47 men and two women are secondary school graduates. They began on-the-job training in May 2016.
Twenth-four of them acquired skills in welding with (international: 6G and 6GR certifications and Nigerdock Certification of Completion-NDCC).
Nineteen of them were trained in fitting and six were trained in machining.
At the graduation, which held at the Nigerdock facility on Snake Island, Integrated Free Zone (SIIFZ), the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Executive Secretary, Simbi Wabote, who was represented by Manager, Capacity Development Division, Iwhiwhu Maurice Kelly, appreciated Nigerdock, Samsung Heavy Industries and Total for further deepening local content and improving Nigeria’s human capacity development through its world class training academy.
“We commend Nigerdock, Samsung Heavy Industries Limited and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited because we are confident that these vocational trainees have been trained in various skills that empower them to provide the necessary manpower and services for the sector and they can compete with their counterparts in other parts of the world,” he noted.
Group Corporate Affairs Director, Jagal, Mrs. Joy Okebalama, reaffirmed Nigerdock’s commitment to championing local content development.
She lauded Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited, Total and NCDMB for supporting the programme.
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