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Retraining scheme launched for Covid-hit workers


The Labour Ministry has launched a skills training programme for people who have lost their jobs or businesses to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The aim is to retrain as many as 7,800 people nationwide, said Thawat Benjatikul, director general of the Department of Skill Development, which is responsible for running the programme.
Retraining scheme launched for Covid-hit workers
Courses being offered for free include hydroponics, professional barista, sales by smartphone, and café business. Also available are language and computer courses, he added.
Retraining scheme launched for Covid-hit workers
“Each course runs for 15 training days, and trainees will get Bt150 of daily allowance during the training period” he said.
 

Published : April 08, 2020

By : THE NATION