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USF’s Technology Advancement Programme Gets Under Way

The Government’s Technology Advancement Programme (TAP) is gathering momentum with the recent staging of an orientation session for participants in the island-wide programme.

Under TAP, one thousand unattached young persons between the ages 18-35 will receive training and practical experience in Information Communication Technology.

The programme is being spearheaded by the Universal Service Fund, an agency of the Ministry of Science Energy and Technology. TAP will be executed over 12 months.

Speaking at Wednesday’s orientation opening ceremony, Minister of Science Energy and Technology Dr the Honourable Andrew Wheatley said TAP is just one way his Ministry is helping to equip young Jamaicans with the skills needed to participate in the ever-growing global digital economy.

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