Fiji Time: 5:06 PM on Wednesday 21 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

TVET work rate higher

Siteri Sauvakacolo
Saturday, February 08, 2014

GRADUATES from the Technical Vocational and Education Training (TVET) studies will find employment faster than graduates with higher degrees.

Chief of TVET-FNU Dr Isimeli Tagicakiverata said there was a lot of demand for skilled workers in the hospitality and service industry, construction industry and manufacturing and agriculture.

"These are key areas identified by government for human resource development and for our national development," he said.

"Add to that the fact that, historically, graduates from FNU with trade certificates and diplomas have found jobs all over the world because of the high demand for specific skills such as welding, plumbing, engineering and so forth.

"Thousands of applications have been received and the response has been tremendous because of the TVET scholarship funded by government with a grant of $5million for FNU-TVET programs."

Dr Tagicakiverata said they received applications from all over Fiji, from the outer islands such as Taveuni, Qamea, Ovalau, Kadavu, Yasawa, Beqa and all provinces of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64740.6284
JPY 53.386250.3862
GBP 0.35270.3447
EUR 0.40460.3926
NZD 0.69590.6629
AUD 0.64750.6225
USD 0.49700.4800



Exchange Rate updated on 21st, March, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Deadly disease
  2. Free education clarification
  3. Veremalua wants another gold, a win for his daughter
  4. Datt declares NFP support
  5. Home for widow
  6. SJSS take two
  7. SGS junior has fastest 100m time
  8. Drop-outs return to school
  9. Hospital deal excites IFC
  10. WHO lends support

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sims' 100th game Thursday (15 Mar)
  2. Meningococcal disease outbreak Tuesday (20 Mar)
  3. Men urged to marry Thursday (15 Mar)
  4. 'Forced to go' Saturday (17 Mar)
  5. Doctors speak out Sunday (18 Mar)
  6. No desk for this girl Monday (19 Mar)
  7. Where are our horses Sunday (18 Mar)
  8. Baravilala's ode to Cessna victims Thursday (15 Mar)
  9. A star in the making Thursday (15 Mar)
  10. 12 dead by disease Tuesday (20 Mar)