VDT Communications has graduated its first set of trainee engineers who had undergone six months modular training programme with the company. The programme comprised of 3 months of intensive class work and 3 months of attachment which involves working in all the departments in the company including Field Operations, Network Planning, Service Management and Project Management.
The company embarked on the programme as a way of building capacity within the industry and also, as a form of corporate social responsibility by impacting on the lives of the trainees who hitherto have no working experience in ICT industry.
Abiodun Omoniyi, managing director, VDT Communications, enjoined the graduands to see all they have gone through in the period of their training as preparation ground for better and higher responsibilities.
He added that when the time comes for them to put into practice all they have learnt, he expressed confident they will live up to expectations.
The highlight of the event was the presentations of certificates to the graduands by the managing director of the company, the pioneering set consist of five young Engineers namely; Olamide Aremu, Gbenga Ogundairo, Oladapo Seyi, Adewunmi Fashokun and Barry Awure.
Mr. Samuel Ughu, head, Human Resources and Admin as well as the coordinator of the programme, announced offer of employment to the graduands who were not expecting such gesture from the company.
In an interview Abiodun Omoniyi promised that the company is determined to training an annual programme. The next expanded set of Trainees will be admitted in July 2012.