The assessment and skilling centre (TASC) celebrated the second graduation ceremony under the Employment for Sustainable Development in Africa (E4DSOGA) program by GIZ on Thursday 19th July 2018. The E4D/SOGA – Employment and Skills for Eastern Africa initiative is a co-financed initiative with a focus on promoting employment within the realm of international investment in natural resources. It is part of the E4D programme and, among other things, supports industry-related training courses in the extractive industry and associated sectors in Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda.
Over 200 students were awarded with international certification by City & Guilds U.K, NOSHC South Africa in basic electrical engineering, welding, fabrication & pipework as well as scaffolding at a commencement ceremony held at St. Simon vocational training school in hoima, Uganda.
Several V.I.Ps were in attendance to congratulate and encourage graduates to continue their career and skilling journey including the GIZ country director Mr. Christian Schnurre, Hoima resident district commissioner John Steven Ekoom, Lwengo District chairman George Mutaabazi, The assessment and skilling centre Managing director Mr. Patrick Mbonye, her grace Grace Mary Mugasa, the he Hoima Municipal Mayor among others.
To date, TASC has successfully trained, assessed & certified over 500 Ugandans across industries even in the country’s most remote regions because of their proprietary mobile training unit model