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Sixth-formers now able to access training under Career Advancement Programme

Published:Sunday | September 7, 2014 | 12:28 PM

The education ministry has expanded the Career Advancement Programme (CAP) to some 6,000 sixth form students to pursue both academic and vocational certification.

In a release, the ministry explained that the CAP sixth-form option will include a skill component based on course offerings within particular institutions. The vocation will be offered in high schools and community colleges that have a registered and established sixth-form programme.

Skill programmes offered under CAP include Hospitality, Tourism, Information Communication Technology, Commercial, Construction, Agriculture and Health Services.

CAP also provides a technical option designed for students who choose technical oriented vocations. A general option has also been designed for students who need further education and training.


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