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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:57 - Updated Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:57

CINFOTEC: Over 10,000 citizens attend technical training

Luanda - At least 12, 205 people have benefited from technical training at Integrated Technological Training Center (CINFOTEC), since it started operating eight years ago.

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Young people attend training

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Young people attend course at vocational training centre

Photo: Lucas Neto

The data were released Monday in Luanda by the Secretary of State for Public Administration, António Afonso.

António Afonso was addressing the closing ceremony of the training year 2017, adding  that 2,262 trainees have received certificate this year.

Of the said number, 1,910 attended at training center based in Talatona municipality and 352 in Rangel district.

He said most of the trainees attended short-term courses to upgrade their knowledge.

António Afonso also pointed out that the qualification and technical courses contributed to the employment rate of around 85%.

The training allowed to hire young people trained in industrial maintenance mechanics, industrial maintenance electricity, industrial automation, car mechanics, telecommunications, welding, among others.

On the other hand, the official appealed to private and public companies to show interest in hiring young people, despite  current economic and financial situation the country is experiencing.

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