In Guyana the further development of TVET is being pursued with the implementation of the provisions of the National TVET Policy and 3 Strategic Plan which articulate the development strategy for TVET for the period 2011-2021.
A skill needs survey for the mining sector was conducted in January 2012 by the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET), and Statistical Unit, Ministry of Labour Human Services and Social Security.
The Caribbean Single Market and Economy as well as the escalation of the effects of the demands of globalization dictate that Guyanese industries become more competitive and relevant as the dynamics of international competition reveals our weaknesses.
The survey is intended to determine the gaps that exist, if any, between the supply of skills and the demand for such skills. It will also reveal whether there is a need for new occupations, their titles, and the extent of the need.