The National Initiative to Create Employment (NICE) continues its recruitment of persons for the second phase of the Home Help Program, with the commencement of the life-skills training in five (5) locations around the island.
The life-skills training is a value-based activity designed to equip individuals with workplace readiness skills and fully prepare unemployed persons before they join (or re-join) the workforce.
The program commonly referred to as Productivity Enhancement Training or P.E.T is a two- week activity and is a compulsory part of the Home Help Program and all other training initiatives offered by NICE. The training has proven vital not only to support the professional development of persons but to help build confidence and provide tools that are necessary to succeed in life and in the workplace.
Some of the topics covered include: self-management, anger management, conflict resolution, critical thinking and decision making, work ethics, workplace protocol and living healthy lifestyles. A total of 92 persons are currently participating in the P.E.T program
The training commenced at four (4) locations on June 9th -22nd 2015. A fifth (5th) group commenced on June 15th and is scheduled to end on June 29th 2015.