Chevron Bangladesh-funded Uttoron has provided advanced level welding training to workers at Khulna Shipyard (KSY).
Recently 24 trainees from the first batch received certificates from the international certification authority Bureau Veritas (BV), said a press release.
Out of 24, three trainees received 4G level certifications.
Executive Chairman of National Skills Development Authority (NSDA) Dulal Krishna Saha and Director, Corporate Affairs of Chevron Bangladesh Muhammad Imrul Kabir recently visited the country's first internationally standardized advanced welding training implemented by Khulna Shipyard (KSY) and Swisscontact.
During the visit, Saha and Chevron officials participated in a welcoming event arranged by KSY. At the event, NSDA executive chairman learned about Uttoron’s internationally standardized advanced welding training.
Dulal Krishna Saha said, “Our productivity has increased, but we still struggle to get a skilled labor force. And if we can make the youth skilled, they will contribute to the country’s growth.
He thanked Chevron, Swisscontact, and Khulna Shipyard for such an initiative. “This training will help the youth be skilled and contribute to the economy,” he said.
Muhammad Imrul Kabir said, “Chevron is very proud that Uttoron has started an advanced welding training course with Khulna Shipyard. Hopefully, this partnership will help the youth become more skilled and join the workforce.”
Managing director of Khulna Shipyard, Commodore M Shamsul Aziz, NGP, psc, BN, Captain Abul Kalam Azad, psc, BN, gave a tour to the guests of the Khulna Shipyard campus. Dulal Krishna Saha appreciated the training facilities and acknowledged the prospect of the training program.
Source: United News of Bangladesh