The Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), a unit of BELTRAIDE successfully completed its first ever Childcare Training. This training aimed to equip participants with necessary soft and technical skills needed to become excellent childcare providers.
The Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), a unit of the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE), today, completes its Wait Staff and Housekeeping and Janitorial Services Trainings which provided participants with skills to equip them for employment in the hospitality industry.
These three-week trainings were held simultaneously and covered soft skills, customer service as well as industry specific technical skills where trainees were taught the essentials of perfecting their trade.
Today, BTEC held a certificate ceremony to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the forty six successful participants.
BTEC, and in extension, BELTRAIDE, continues to remain at the forefront of the dynamic market demands while fulfilling its purpose to reduce the barriers to gainful employment and remain committed to develop and sustain Belize’s quality workforce.
Through its technical units of BelizeINVEST and the Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), BELTRAIDE is pleased to announce its first ever Talent Fair 2017 to be held at the BTEC Enterprise Room on the ITVET Compound on Freetown Road in Belize City on August 17, 18 and 19, 2017 (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The aim of the Talent Fair is to enable potential employees to join BELTRAIDE’s employment database through a brief registration in an effort to better match talent capacity with potential existing and future investments in Belize.
Attendees can include anyone sixteen (16) years of age or older with basic computer skills within a 60 minutes commuting distance to Belize City. Bi-lingual capabilities in English and Spanish is also a plus. Recent or upcoming secondary (High School) and tertiary (Junior College / University) level graduates are also welcome to attend in joining the database for potential employment matchmaking.
Participants are requested to bring along an identification card and a copy of their resume. Should assistance be required on participants’ resumes, BELTRAIDE’s offices can be contacted for support prior to the Fair at BTEC on the ITVET Campus in Belize City or at 14 Orchid Garden St. in Belmopan.
Please note that employment is NOT a guarantee.
Should you have any additional queries or require further details feel free to contact Ms. Vanessa Johnston, Training and Recruitment Officer at BTEC or Ms. Nicole Zetina, Research and Analysis Officer at BELTRAIDE via email at email@example.com or via telephone 223-0322 or 822-0175.
The Belize Training and Employment Centre ( BTEC) , a unit of Beltraide , held a certificate ceremony for its Basics of Care-giving Training on April 28th at the George Price Centre for Peace and Development in Belmopan.
This five week training sought to prepare participants to work for and on behalf of the elderly.
The training included soft skills such as professionalism, work ethic, resume building and interview preparation; technical skills, First-Aid and CPR provided by the Belize Emergency Response Team (BERT) as well as an internship at the Sister Cecilia’s Home for the Elderly in Belize City.
This training was done in partnership with the National Council on Ageing and made possible through financial support from the Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust. Beltraide expresses a special thank you to all who made this initiative possible
The Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), a unit of BELTRAIDE, one of the leading industry specific training centers in Belize, today held a certificate ceremony at the Independence High School in Independence Village. Sixty participants received certificates in areas of Lifeguard training; Gardening and Landscaping; Hospitality and wait staff; Introduction to Bartending and Housekeeping and Janitorial services. The training was geared towards persons who are employed or seeking employment in the various fields.
Also at the event, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) was signed between BELTRAIDE and the Independence High School (IHS) . The MOC entails BELTRAIDE doing more job – preparedness training of students and out of school residents in the area, while IHS will provide classrooms for such trainings and assist with recruitment of participants in the area. Signing on behalf of IHS was principal Mr. Omar Longsworth and on behalf of BELTRAIDE was General Manager, Ms. Lejia Melanie Gideon
.The five different trainings took three weeks and were in held in both Placencia and Independence. Participants were from several different communities in the area.The gardening and landscaping class along with BELTRAIDE and the Ministry of Agriculture also handed over a garden they had prepared to the students of the Independence High School.
BTEC and in extension, BELTRAIDE remains committed to develop, deliver and sustain Belize’s quality workforce.
For more information, please feel free to contact us:
Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE)
Phone: (+501) 822- 3737 (Beltraide Headquarters) or at 223-3302 (BTEC)