As an innovative training action, the National Institute of Professional Technical Training (Infotep) announced the development of a technical training program in favor of Dominicans residing in the United States, specifically in New York.
Infotep in alliance with the Institute of Dominicans and Dominicans Abroad (Index) and the Dominican Consulate in New York will implement a scholarship program in technical areas in which job opportunities have been identified.
The technical training plan, in its first stage, includes training offers through the accredited institution in New York, Renaissance Technical Institute, where scholarships are offered for training in Electricity, HVAC Refrigeration and Heating, Plumbing / Plumbing and Carpentry.
“We are fulfilling the commitments made in the Council of Ministers recently headed by the President of the Republic, Luis Abinader Corona, from the New York city, with whose diaspora he held various meetings,” said the general director of Infotep, Rafael Santos Badía.
In a press conference held virtually, where representatives of the Index and the Consulate also participated remotely, Santos Badía considered that this initiative constitutes “a great event, which will have an impact on the elevation and improvement of the quality of life of these compatriots ”.
He explained that the teaching staff who will participate in the technical training reside in the United States and will be supported virtually by Dominican teachers from Infotep in transversal subjects, it is also contemplated that some teachers could reinforce the training in necessary cases, since the technicians will have double degree, that of the Infotep and the Index.
The director of Infotep specified that this initiative will be expanded to other states, said that the very emergence of a training of leaders and that this has led to the development of this program that will be certified by the United States. He added that the technicians who will be trained in this first group belong to the states of New York and New Jersey.
He informed that the Dominicans interested in training must participate in an information session and professional orientation interviews, having approved the 8th. Course, be over 18 years of age, present identity card and / or passport.
The trainings are being carried out at the following times: Carpentry, from 6 pm to 9 pm, on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays.
If you wish to participate in the Electricity program, it will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 pm to 9 pm, or on Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm.
HVAC Refrigeration and Heating will be on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 6 pm to 9 pm. While Plumbing has the hours: Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday, from 6 in the afternoon to 9 at night.