Company launches IT diploma programme

Youth & Careers
The National,Wednesday June 22nd, 2016

A TWO-year programme on advanced professional diploma in information technology was launched last week in Port Moresby.
In partnership with Datec Learning Centres, New Horizons of PNG launched the programme through its distance learning and job skills training.
It is a two year program that provides students the ability to be rated among the best in the world.
Datec chief executive officer Trilochana Reddy said the programme is designed for job seekers, fresh graduates and for those who have been out of the workforce and are looking to get back to work.
“Our biggest challenge was how we can help those Grades 10 and 12 leavers who do not have the chance to enter the tertiary institute, so we started thinking outside of the box to came up with this.”
He said the first batch of students for this course will start in August.
It is a self-taught course where one does not need to attend classes daily. The materials are given when you register for the course, including a laptop.
The tutorials were provided in the course on how you can go about and do your activity.
For outside provinces, a customer care toll free number is provided for you to call if needed assistance.
Datec has successfully aligned ICT solutions and business services implementations across all business levels in PNG with rest of the world.
New Horizons is the World’s leading training company for more than 30 years experience in 70 countries has collaborated with Datec Learning Centre since November 2013.
New Horizons vice president Michael Smith said they are excited to bring their offerings to PNG.
“This is a developing market with lots of potential, with a young population hungry to learn new skills and achieve globally recognized qualifications.”