YTEPP received “Centre Approval Status” for 22 occupational areas

The Ministry of Education congratulates the Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP) on its Centre Approval Status (2020-2023). The award was conferred on the institution by the National Training Agency (NTA) for the period 2020 – 2023.

“This accreditation is an endorsement of the quality of education delivered by YTEPP as well as the standard of its facilities. Our students can be assured that they have access to the best in class amenities in the area of vocational skills training,” said Minister of Education, the Honourable Anthony Garcia.

Minister Garcia also applauded the institution on its long-standing contribution and impact on society through its support in developing enterprising and entrepreneurial minds.

Centre Approval Status is required by all centres operating in Trinidad and Tobago that provide technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and is reviewed every three years. This ensures that centres and training venues have the management structure and resources to support and effectively deliver programmes.

The “Centre Approval Status” received by YTEPP allows them to offer certification in 19 CVQ (Caribbean Vocational Qualification) occupational areas and 3 TTNVQ (Trinidad and Tobago National Vocational Qualification) occupational areas.

List of CVQ Occupational Areas:

1. Agro-Food Processing Level 1

2. Amenity Horticulture Level 2

3. Audio and Video Editing Operations Level 2

4. Camera Operation Level 2

5. Cosmetology Level 2

6. Crop Production–Grow Box Operations Level 2

7. Data Operations Level 1

8. Electrical Installation Level 1

9. Electrical Installation Level 2

10. Furniture Making Level 1

11. General Cosmetology Level 1

12. General Office Administration (Office Clerk) Level 1

13. Home Furnishing Production Level 2

14. Live Sound Installation Level 2

15. Masonry Level 1

16. Plumbing Level 1

17. Technical Assistance in TV and Video Production Level 1

18. Wall and Floor Tiling Level 2

19. Welding Level 1


List of TTNVQ Occupational Areas:

1. Commercial Food Preparation (Cookery) Level 1

2. Commercial Food Preparation (Pastry Commis) Level 1

3. Garment Construction Level 2

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