Government announces $634,000 for skills development in the tech sector

    Wednesday, 27 March 2024 07:00

    By Tonya Organ

    Corner Brook MHA Gerry Byrne says this three-year investment will support the development and implementation of micro-credential and certified programming to help meet shortages in the province’s tech workforce by upskilling participants in a timely manner.

    Government has announced a $634,000 investment for skills development in the tech sector to the Centre for Research and Innovation in Corner Brook. MHA Gerry Byrne was joined by Finance Minister Siobhan Coady at the centre for yesterday's announcement. Byrne says this three-year investment will support the development and implementation of micro-credential and certified programming to help meet shortages in the province’s tech workforce by upskilling participants in a timely manner. Siobhan Coady says this is about jobs of the future and preparing for what’s happening in technology. In total, eight micro-credentials and four certificates will be developed in the first year, and then implemented in the second and third years. 

     

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