Government of Trinidad and

Notification for New OJT Trainees

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - Friday 13 March 2020

The Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development (MOLSED) wishes to advise that Trainee Development Orientation (TDO) of the On-the-Job Training Programme (OJTP) which was scheduled for Monday, March 16th – Friday, March 20th, 2020 at the Auditorium, Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative Studies has been postponed until further notice.

This decision has been made following the announcement of Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Keith Rowley M.P. in Parliament on Friday, March 13th, 2020, of a one-week closure of all schools and tertiary level institutions.

Kindly note that the Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative Studies (CCLCS) will also be closed during this period.

In light of the reporting of this country’s first confirmed case of the COVID-19; the advice of the Ministries of Health and National Security at the Post Cabinet Briefing on Thursday, March 12, 2020, is that persons should avoid mass gatherings where it is not deemed as essential.

A new date for the Trainee Development Orientation will be announced soon and your assumption date will be communicated in due course by your Placement and Marketing Officer (PMO).

For Trainees who had already assumed duties with the exception of those at schools, please note that you are required to report to your assigned Training Provider on Monday 16th March, 2020.