Power firm opens 2014 training calendar for 2014

Education, Normal

The National, Monday March 3rd, 2014


THE PNG Power Ltd (PPL) Training College opened its training calendar for 2014 in January.

The event marked the timely refurbishment to the college’s capacity in providing training with one trainer and three instructors attaining certificates from the National Training Council (NTC).

The college was presented a NTC Training Licence to operate as a training institution and a NTC Accreditation of Courses to allow it to teach ten more courses compared to the one course it taught in the past.

Witnessing the event were PPL chief executive officer, John Tangit and general manager human resources, Luke Ambu, NTC director Stan Motolova and the training staff and apprentices of the college.

Tangit said PPL is a state-owned entity that had an obligation to meet the government’s 2050 vision, and trough training is one area PPL was participating in to see this nation was competent with workforce.

“We want to be appreciated as a leading learning organisation that strives to provide quality and invaluable training to our employees and clients.

“And as an energy industry and contribute meaningfully to manpower development for our nation’s prosperity.

“PPL’s strive for excellence for the training and development effort of its workforce.”

Tangit said this year PPL had advertised for apprentice recruitment and a graduate development programme to fill its aging workforce.

“This manpower recruitment drive and development will help PNG Power in filling in its aging workforce and give new Engineers, technician, administrators and managers, developing workforce for tomorrow.”

Tangit thanked the stakeholders for their efforts in helping PPL in the development of their workforce – NTC, National Apprenticeship Training and Testing Board) and the IT Job Training Centre (ITJTC).