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VINLEC to host workshop for local electricians and wiremen

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As part of an ongoing outreach programme, St Vincent Electricity Services Limited (VINLEC) will host a workshop for personnel involved in electrical installation in St Vincent and the Grenadines. VINLEC has embarked on a programme with the Electrical Inspectorate Division, aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of local electricians and wiremen.{{more}}

To this end, VINLEC, in collaboration with the Electrical Inspectorate Division, will host a workshop for electrical contractors, licensed wiremen and practising electricians on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The primary objective of this workshop is to address Electrical Engineering Standards in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

There will be presentations from VINLEC, the Electrical Inspectorate Division and the Division of Technical and Vocational Education. Among the issues to be addressed are best practices in the industry, VINLEC standards/expectations, requirements from the Electrical Inspectorate Division, training and certification in the field, among others. VINLEC anticipates that there will be approximately 60 participants at the workshop.

The official Opening Ceremony will be held from 9 a.m.

VINLEC’s CEO, Thornley Myers, will deliver remarks at this session. The workshop will take place at the Frenches House.