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Partnership Strengthens Plumbing Training Course

Tonga Skills is partnering with TAFE Queensland to strengthen the plumbing training program at the Tonga Institute of Science and Technology (TIST). Support includes professional development for trainers, upgrading of teaching and learning resources, and purchase of new tools and equipment. The improvements will enable the program to align with

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International Training and Assessment Course Delivered in Tonga

Tonga Skills is working in partnership with Australia in Tonga and Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) in the delivery of the International Training and Assessment Course for the first time in Tonga. This internationally-recognised program designed by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training provides an exciting professional development and

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Training in Fruit Tree Cultivation

Tonga Skills continues to support the Agricultural sector in Vava’u through practical training in Fruit Tree Cultivation. The training, delivered by the Officer in Charge from the Ministry of Agriculture, focused on cultivation, crafting and tree management. Samples of both long-term fruit trees – such as mango, avocado, orange, tava

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Sewing Training in Vava’u

Tonga Skills facilitated the delivery of sewing training for 20 women in Vava’u including one with a disability. Ms Soana Masunu is both speech and hearing impaired, however, it never stops her from participating fully in activities that will improve her skills and economic growth potential. Many of the women

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TONGA SKILLS CONTINUES POST GITA RECOVERY WORK WITH MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD, FORESTRY & FISHERIES – TRAINING FOR THE CENTRAL AND NUKU’ALOFA DISTRICTS

TONGA SKILLS CONTINUES POST GITA RECOVERY WORK

The collaboration between Tonga Skills and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Fisheries continues today in Veitongo with the second training on immediate emergency food production for the Central and Nuku’alofa districts. An estimated 80 people attended the training and their main concern was about access to land and

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