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Free Vocational Training Course for Economic Independence Session July - August 2015
The School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME) Mechanical Resource Centre organized a four week vocational training course for electrician, welder and machinist from 27th July to 21st August 2015 at MRC SMME NUST H-12 campus Islamabad. The classes were held five days a week, from Monday to Friday.
A total of 43 students were registered free of cost for a four week course, however, only 38 students were able to attend the course fully. The students came from various underprivileged backgrounds. There were very few students who had some diploma certification in their respective fields. However, a majority of the students were matriculate pass. The course was completely designed in Urdu language as to cater everyone.
A 2 hour entrepreneurship workshop for the participants was also arranged on 20th August. Lecturer Majid from NUST Business School (NBS) delivered the lecture. The workshop was based on basic entrepreneurship skills. Mr. Majid also guided the participants on how to run a small business, how to sought funding sources, cost-effective marketing techniques etc. to use the skill that they are learning from the course in order to become financially independent and support their families.
The pass percentage of the course was 100%. A small ceremony was also arranged at MRC on 21st August, Friday. The successful candidates were distributed certificates. Engr. Muhammad Naweed Hassan, Deputy Director DMRC and the head of this training workshop lauded the efforts of his staff and urged to continue with their efforts to use this skill to help themselves. Dr Irtiza, Faculty Head of NUST Community Service Club (NCSC) also congratulated Engr. Naweed for his efforts and stressed upon the need to work hard.