Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) in collaboration with Akzo Nobel Pakistan Ltd will start 3 months duration course to impart training in the field of paint industry. The entry level for admission is 8th class (pass) within age limit of 16 to 40 years.
An MoU in this regard was signed between Tevta and Akzo Nobel Pakistan here at Tevta Secretariat. Chairperson TEVTA Arif Saeed and Chief Executive Officer Akzo Nobel Pakistan Jehanzeb Khan signed the MoU. This is in line with the Chief Minister Punjab’s vision to impart demand driven technical and vocational training to the youth and help them gain modern skills.
According to the details of the said agreement, ANPL and Tevta will mutually collaborate in the Pilot Painters Training Programme (PPTP). ANPL will provide visiting faculty for conducting the training programmes. The training material and tools would be provided by Akzo Nobel Pakistan Ltd. These tools will primarily be used to supplement the training programme through familiarization with ANPL technology and students. It will provide ANPL branded tool kits to both ANPL recommended painters and Tevta painters participating in PPTP. Stipend amounting to Rs 3 000 would be given to participants. ANPL will train two instructors of Govt Technical Training Institute Gulberg as master trainer with PPTP first batch.
TEVTA will ensure admission of the trainees with support of ANPL. Tevta will provide necessary space for workshops/class rooms and also be responsible for encouraging the participants of PPTP to use ANPL recommended products and procedures. Trainees completing PPTP will be provided with certificates by Trade Testing Board TEVTA.