MCAST and iAS to col­lab­o­rate

The Malta Business Weekly - - FRONT PAGE -

MCAST and iAS signed a col­lab­o­ra­tive agree­ment which will strengthen the ex­ist­ing good re­la­tion­ship be­tween the lo­cal con­struc­tion in­dus­try and MCAST. The agree­ment was signed at MCAST, Paola.

iAS is a lead­ing de­sign, civil en­gi­neer­ing and project man­age­ment ser­vices firm with ex­ten­sive in­dus­try ex­pe­ri­ence in the con­struc­tion sec­tor in Malta and abroad.

This part­ner­ship will con­trib­ute sig­nif­i­cantly to ad­dress the labour sup­ply and skill sets needs of the con­struc­tion in­dus­try as well as ad­dress the skills gap within the work­force em­ployed in this im­por­tant sec­tor.

The par­ties shall col­lab­o­rate to iden­tify the di­rec­tion of the devel­op­ment of the con­struc­tion in­dus­try in Malta, to strate­gize and ad­dress the de­vel­op­ing skill set needs ex­pected of this de­vel­op­ing con­struc­tion in­dus­try; to as­sist in the devel­op­ment of an up­dated train­ing pro­gramme that ad­dresses the skills gaps iden­ti­fied within the con­struc­tion in­dus­try, to as­sist in of­fer­ing MCAST stu­dents ap­pren­tice­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties within the sec­tor and to as­sist in de­vel­op­ing guid­ance pro­pos­als to mo­ti­vate stu­dents to con­sider a ca­reer in the con­struc­tion in­dus­try.

The of­fi­cial sign­ing of the MoU was signed by Dr Sil­vio De Bono, pres­i­dent MCAST Board of Gov­er­nors and Perit Peter Zam­mit, iAS manag­ing direc­tor.

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