In an effort to enhance the quality, competitiveness, and professional development of Canada’s social and energy infrastructure, DMF Energy Inc, has signed a memorandum of understanding in agreement with the Health, Education and Counselling Institute (HECOIN) of Jamaica to develop and introduce a new 36 month pilot project program designed for professionals, mature students and youth seeking knowledge and employment opportunity in the fast modernizing global energy sector.
It is anticipated 150 participants will be enrolled between Winter 2017 – Fall 2019, the key objectives and goals are to have increased mental health and cross cultural awareness for Canadian and Jamaican youth, enhanced skills development in relation to new emerging technology trends and direct contract employment opportunities within Canada, Jamaica and other international markets. Administered by the Canadian Human Capital Development Initiative the curriculum will focuses on several key areas of interest including, international business development, modern political relations, solar engineering, environmental assessments and Canadian Red Seal Endorsement pathways for construction trades.
Jerome L. Downey – Executive Director & Principal Consultant, CHCDI, DMF Energy Inc.
“Energy security is very important and Canada needs to affirm its place as a leader in conservation and renewable energy markets. We’re excited for the opportunity to launch our pilot project in the Caribbean. Our company supports the principals of the Vision 2030 Jamaica, National Energy Development Plan it aligns with our corporate values and Canada’s commitment to international diplomacy, health, education advancement and business innovation.”
Colin O Jarrett, – VP of Administration, Finance and International Marketing, HECOIN
“The HECOIN family welcomes this partnership where both Jamaicans and Canadians will be trained in Jamaica which is a welcome change. Solar energy conservation is a priority for many governments and this training collaboration will further bring savings in the coffers of governments that take energy security seriously. Both Jamaica and Canada have made significant strides in the area of renewable energy which is commendable.”