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Title: Training courses (1970)
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Creator: Dominica. Public Service Commission.
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Training Courses
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A. Training for the Public Service

Applications are invited from suitably quali-
fied candidates who may wish to be considered for
the award of scholarships and training courses
tenable in the United Kingdom, Canada or West
Indies Universities or Institutions of Technology
in the following fields:-

I. Graduate and Full Professional
Training

Sponsored by the Ministry of Communications and
Works


Civil Engineering


Welding Technology (Diploma
Course)
Motor Mechanics (Diploma Course)


1 place
1 place


ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS AND OBJECTIVES: The
entrance requirements for technical institutions
are usually four to six G.C.E. '0' level passes or an
equivalent qualification. The training courses
are of two to four years duration and are to prepare
candidates for immediate employment at sub-
professional and higher technical levels in the
specialised fields indicated.

III. Miscellaneous Training Courses


2 places Sponsored by the Ministry of Trade and Industry


Sponsored by the Ministry of Trade and Industry
Agriculture, B.Sc. (3 yrs.) 1 place
Geology 1 place

Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Health
Dental Surgery I place
Medicine 2 places

ENTRANCE QUALIFICATION: The minimum entrance
requirements for universities are five G.C.E. passes
two of which must be at 'A' level. The subjects
should be in fields related to the academic speciali-
zation sought and should include English Language
and Mathematics or Science.

II. Training Courses at Sub-Professional
and Higher Technical Levels

Sponsored by the Ministry of Comnunications and
Works
Building Construction Technology
(Diploma Course) 1 place

Civil Construction Technology
(Diploma Course) I place

Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Health
Librarianship leading to Inter ALA I place

Radiography 2 places

FOR TEACHING POSTS
Machine Shop Technology (Diploma
Course) I place


Plumbing Technology (Diploma
Course)


(I) Agricultural Technology (2-3
years)


2 places


OBJECTIVE: To prepare the successful candidates
for appointment to the Technical or Higher
Technical grades in the Agricultural Division.


(2) Fishing (8-10 weeks)


1 place


OBJECTIVE: To prepare the successful candidate
for probationary appointment in the Fisheries
Division.

Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Health


(3) Dental Auxiliary (for Schools)
(2 yrs.)


1 place


OBJECTIVE: To prepare the successful candidate
(male or female) to serve as a chair side assistant,
hygienist and auxiliary to the dentist. On success-
ful completion of course the candidate will be
employed in the School Dental Health Service in
the Nursing grade. Selected candidate should be
prepared to serve with the existing service before
proceeding on training.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should hold
the General Certificate of Education with at least
4 '0' level passes or an equivalent qualification.
Preference will be given to candidates with passes
in English, related science subjects and/or Mathe-
matics. Awards will be made finally following
approval and confirmation by the appropriate
authorities that candidates have been accepted and
placements duly made.

General Conditions of Award
Awards will finally be made following approval
and confirmation by the appropriate authorities
that candidates have been accepted and placements
duly made.









2. Applications stating full name and address,
age, standard of education, present employment,
experience and qualifications should be addressed
to the Secretary, Public Service Commission.
Members of the Public Service should submit their
applications through their Heads of Department
and all other persons through the Permanent
Secretary of the Ministry sponsoring the field of
training for onward transmission to the Com-
mission. Applications should reach the Ministry
concerned not later than 10th February, 1970.

3. Awards will provide the successful candidates
with return passages, subsistence allowance grant,
tuition fees and transportation in connection with
the course. Further particulars regarding the
course of training may be obtained from the
Ministry sponsoring the training.

4. Candidates to whom awards are made will
be required to sign an agreement to serve this
Government for a period of up to five years after
completion of their studies.

B. Training for the Private Sector

Applications are also invited from suitably
qualified candidates who may wish to be considered
for the award of training courses in the following
fields -

Sponsored by the Ministry of Conununications and
Works

Building Construction Technology
(2 years)' 1 place

Motor Mechanics (5 months Attach-
ment) 1 place

Sponsored by the Ministry of Trade and Industry


Food Processing Technology (2 yrs)
Hotel Management (1-2yrs.)
Hotel Mamagement (6 months)


1 place
2 places
3 places


Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Health
Electrical Appliance Maintenance (2yrs) 1 place


Sponsored by the Ministry of Home Affairs


Industrial Relations Course for Trade
Unionists (14 weeks)


I place


2. The training courses are designed for persons
employed in commerce or industry or in other
areas of the private sector who would be prepared
to return to the territory on the expiration of their
course to work on their own or who otherwise
have prospects of a job in the fields indicated.
Further particulars including information regard-
ing entry requirements and other aspects of the
course of training may be obtained from the Minis-
try sponsoring the training.


3. Awards will finally
approval and confirmation
authorities that candidates
and placements made.


be made following
by the appropriate
have been accepted


4. Applications stating full name and address,
age, standard of education, present employment,
experience and qualifications should be addressed
to the Secretary, Public Service Commission,
through the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry
sponsoring the field of training. Applications
should reach the Ministry concerned not later than
10th February, 1970.

5. Awards will provide successful candidates
with return passages, maintenance grant, tuition
fees and transportation in connection with the
training course. These provisions do not include
support for dependents and applicants are there-
fore expected to make their own arrangements to
meet their financial obligations to their dependants
while they are in training.

6. Candidates to whom awards are made will
be required to sign an agreement to return home
on completion of the training to assist in the
development of their country.


E. NICHOLLS
Secretary,
Public Service Commission.
P.S.C. 5/3
28th January, 1970.




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