introduction the importance and purpose of industrial attachment

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INTRODUCTION
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The brochure set out principles and guidelines for
the industrial attachment programme.
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Thus, the issues include the purpose of industrial
attachment, its specific objectives, the main
activities of the programme and the key players that
make it functional and meaningful.
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THE IMPORTANCE AND PURPOSE
OF INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT
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It
develops
the
practical
and
communication skills/competencies of
trainees.
It
strengthen
industrial/institution
partnership.
It provides a nation-wide mechanism to
address key skill demand.
It provides employers the opportunity to
give back to society.
It enhances training.
It provides a mechanism for training
institutions to respond to identified areas of
national key skill needs.
It develops the manual skills of trainees
associated with scientific and technological
operations.
It develops the trainees’ personality and
understanding of individuals and groups in
work situations.
It provides to the trainee background
information and experience in career
choice.
OBJECTIVES
Attaches will be able to:
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Appreciate the importance of human
relationships and work attitudes.
Understand the constraints of working
life and functional relationships within
and between organisations.
Be orientated towards work processes.
Apply theoretical concepts and school
based skills to practice.
Develop
work
attitudes
like
curiousness, self-confidence, maturity
and self-reliance.
Obtain knowledge of potential careers
and develop new areas of interest.
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INDUSTRY:
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Training institutions will be able to:
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Establish link with industry for
technical development, particularly in
the area of product innovation, design
and construction.
Know skill gaps and improve quality
of training.
Obtain materials for teaching and case
studies.
Have a balance assessment of trainees.
To inform industry the importance of
industrial attachment.
Look for opportunities from the
industry and match them with the
number of trainees qualified to go on
attachment.
Prepare a Code of Conduct to be
observed by attaches.
Provide log books to attaches.
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Appoint an industry supervisor/mentor
Formal introduction/induction to the
workplace
by
the
industry
supervisor/mentor.
Design a weekly programme of work
for the intern to carry out whilst on
attachment.
Develop clear and well communicated
expectations.
To expose attaches to relevant
activities and training opportunities.
To supervise and assess progress of the
attaches.
To complete and release the log book
of the interns.
Employers will be able to:
ATTACHES:
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Know future skills availability.
Improve the training delivered at
training institutions for industrial
relevance.
Influence the training of future
generation of employees.
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ROLE OF THE FOUR PARTIES
It is the responsibility of the:
NTA:
To read and observe the Code of
Conduct.
To report to the NTA any problem
encountered.
To fill the logbook daily to be
completed and endorsed by the
supervisor.
TRAINING INSTITUTIONS:
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To identify trainees who are qualified
to go on attachment.
To conduct a ‘send off’ meeting.
PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
CONTACT ADDRESS
A formal and final performance assessment is
expected to be carried out on the basis of the
learning outcomes outlined below:
NATIONAL TRAINING AUTHORITY
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The quality assurance procedures within
the host organisation.
The organisation structure of the host
company/organisation and the intern’s role
within it.
The operational practice within the
organisation.
An essay on a specific area of the
organisation, e.g. where the organisation
perceives a need.
Work as part of a team and develop
appropriate
communication
and
interpersonal skills.
98 KAIRABA AVENUE
SEREKUNDA
THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA
MR OUSMAN GM. NYANG
DIRECTOR GENERAL
Tel: 4370518/9971948
[email protected]
MR ABDOULIE O. JALLOW
DIRECTOR
TVET QUALITY ASSURANCE
Tel: 4370518/9961164
[email protected]
[email protected]
NATIONAL TRAINING AUTHORITY
98 KAIRABA AVENUE
SEREKUNDA
INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT
BROCHURE
MR MOMODOU BITTAYE
APPRENTICESHIP AND INDUSTRIAL
TRAINING SPECIALIST
Tel:4370518/9830552
[email protected]
SUPPORT THE NTA FOR THE
DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNICAL
AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
AND TRAINING IN THE GAMBIA
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