SkillsTNT- The skills bank would assist the general consumer in reducing the guesswork and word-of-mouth recommendation required when hiring, as it allows for consumers to base their selection on feedback from a wider cross section of persons. The website also gives the customer the opportunity to report on their experience with the provider and post good reviews on jobs well done or express their dissatisfaction. This feedback could include the type of work done, cost, professionalism, timeliness or general feedback.
The Jobs and Career Coaches will provide a mobile medium to help students, graduates, new entrants into the world of work as well as those who are already in the mainstream workforce; this medium will provide assistance through sound counseling and up to date advice to everyone in terms of job placement, career enhancement, interviewing techniques etc.
The On-the-Job Training (OJT) programme provides opportunities for nationals between the ages of 16-35, to gain practical experience and work-based training within companies in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The programme envisions the certification of all trainees under the National Occupational Standards through the Trinidad and Tobago Vocational Qualifications (TTNVQ)/ Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) Framework. This new national accreditation system for vocational education allows certified persons to pursue further education and training. OJT is made available through the Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training (TEST).