Heritage Park Hotel has entered into partnership with Canadian International Training & Education Corp. [ CITREC] to provide On-the-Job training that will facilitate CITREC students obtain their training and job experience ahead of their opportunity to be employed in Canada.
This training opportunity will be available for both seasonal workers and those under permanent residence nomination presently studying under the CITREC program.
Heritage Park Hotel General Manager Mr. Sanjay Bhargava and CITREC Chairman Mr. Ashwant Dwivedi signed the agreement that will provide the opportunity to CITREC students who are presently part of the CITREC program.
CITREC Hospitality and Tourism students who represent various sectors of the hospitality industry from housekeeping , room attendants to Front Desk Agents presently enrolled with the East Are Are constituency under the CITREC program will be immediate beneficiaries of this On-the-Job Training arrangement. This agreement not only provides On-the-Job training but will also introduce many to the work environment in a hotel sector who have previously not been employed in the hospitality sector. General Manager of the Hotel, Sanjay welcomed the opportunity saying his hotel welcomes any opportunity to be part of any initiative that will support Solomon Islands nationals path to success globally.
“ We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with CITREC that will help those in the CITREC program obtain on the job training training being employed by the hotel. This will provide especially the tourism hospitality students with the great opportunity of learning in a real work environment ,” Sanjay said.
CITREC Chairman Mr. Dwivedi said that the Heritage Park Hotel is a key contributor towards Solomon Islands tourism sector and that the opportunity for On-the-Job training provided by the hotel will prepare CITREC students to apply their training experience to future opportunities . “
These jobs will range from housekeeping, front desk agent to kitchen helpers and other areas under which the students are undertaking the CITREC program,”Mr. Dwivedi said. “
This opportunity by Heritage Park Hotel is going to equip our CITREC students with the necessary tools that they will be able to apply when employed into Canada’s tourism sector and make the students Job Ready,” Mr. Dwivedi said.
“ This opportunity is also open to the recent CITREC graduates from the East Are Are constituency who have graduated from the program and have received a Canadian employer nomination or have been placed in the Job Ready Pool through the East Are Are constituency,” Chairman Dwivedi said.
” If you are a student from the East Are Are constituency you are eligible for the program,” Mr Dwivedi said. “ We strongly believe that with a committed partnership with East Are Are we are able to commit to and deliver to the demand for job ready graduates that many employers in Canada are seeking“ Mr Dwivedi said.
Last week National carrier Solomon Airlines entered into an agreement with the CITREC as part of its efforts to support Solomon Islands bid to increase Education, Training and Labour mobility partnership in Canada. This new arrangement between the national airline and CITREC will see an increase in air traffic between Solomon Airlines and its Code share partners connecting Solomon Islands nationals for their travel to Canada.
During an historic event held at Solomon Airlines lounge in Honiara, the national carrier and CITREC reached an arrangement through a Memorandum of Understanding that will make air travel arrangements easier for Solomon Islands nationals selected for temporary employment [ seasonal employment] and for those selected under the Canadian permanent residency program between Solomon Islands and supported by Canadian employers and the Canadian government.
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