Over 200 young people finish courses in Namibe

Moçâmedes- At least 297 youths concluded, today, a training on electricity, cutting and sewing, plumbing, quarry and computer courses, promoted by the National Institute for Professional Training (INEFOP).

Initially, 528 youths were enrolled in the courses, with a duration of nine months, 29 failed and the remaining dropped out. In the previous academic year, 368 students had been trained.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, the head of INEFOP's provincial services in Namibe, António Lufuma Dala, said that Covid-19 was the reason for the high rate of dropouts, after the interruption of training for four months.

The Namibe province has vocational training centres in the municipalities of Tômbwa and Moçâmedes, as well as arts and crafts pavilions in Lucira, Virei and Kamucuio communes.

Initially, 528 youths were enrolled in the courses, with a duration of nine months, 29 failed and the remaining dropped out. In the previous academic year, 368 students had been trained.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, the head of INEFOP's provincial services in Namibe, António Lufuma Dala, said that Covid-19 was the reason for the high rate of dropouts, after the interruption of training for four months.

The Namibe province has vocational training centres in the municipalities of Tômbwa and Moçâmedes, as well as arts and crafts pavilions in Lucira, Virei and Kamucuio communes.