November 20, 2019

Second chance for deserving Caymanians

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From The Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s Office ·        Civil Service to provide a fresh start for five deserving Caymanians ·        Second Chances Pilot Programme launches this month to provide employment for rehabilitated persons with a prior conviction. ·        With guidelines in place to support the programme’s success, the aim is to provide fulltime employment opportunities for Caymanians who […]

Maitland partners with Cayman Islands NWDA to offer non-traditional finance internship

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In a collaborative effort to provide Caymanians with professional job training, the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) has partnered with global advisory and administration firm, Maitland, to deliver a unique internship opportunity. The local and multi-jurisdictional firm provides legal, fiduciary, investment and fund administration services. The new internship will offer a six month opportunity for […]

Partnership actively helps Caymanians develop skills to compete for jobs

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Jan 23, 2018) – Cayman’s special economic zone, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), through its local jobs initiative Enterprise Cayman, actively partners with the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) to help improve job opportunities for Caymanians. A recent job skills training workshop illustrates how the partnership between the zone and the agency […]

Cayman Islands NWDA helps inmates develop job skills

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In a collaborative effort to reduce recidivism and increase employment opportunities, the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) recently facilitated a training course for inmates with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). Twelve prisoners participated in the two-week programme, held at the NWDA offices, to develop their job skills and learn how to secure employment […]

NWDA and Cayman Islands DoA partner to offer internship supporting hurricane evacuees

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Due to the devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria throughout the British Overseas Territories (BOTs), namely the British Virgin Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla, and in order to accommodate persons relocating to the Cayman Islands, the Department of Agriculture (DoA) established a temporary quarantine facility for their pets that did not […]

7 Caymanians graduate from WineSchool3 programme in Cayman Islands

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – A partnership between the National Work Force Development Agency (NWDA) and WineSchool3 turned out to be the difference between drifting through life without a purpose and finding a career about which to be passionate. Those were the sentiments of young Leonardo Borsetto at the recent graduation celebration for he and […]

NWDA and Marriott Resort work together to offer hospitality experiences

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) continues to partner with businesses in the community to provide training and vocational opportunities for Caymanians. The most recent initiative was a five-week workshop series called Soft Skills in the Hospitality Industry, which was conducted by professionals from the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort […]

Cayman Islands NWDA Apprenticeship Programme helping build Caymanian workforce

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Three months after the launch of its healthcare apprenticeship programme in conjunction with Health City, the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) is continuing its efforts to provide opportunities for technical and vocational training to young Caymanians. The agency has partnered with Tweed Construction to offer an apprentice position which will […]

Cayman Islands’ Passport2Success Graduates its 20th cohort

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Seventeen young men and women celebrated their success in the Passport2Success programme at a graduation ceremony last week. The event was a culmination of 12 weeks of classes, internships, site visits, community service, guest speakers and workshops hosted by The Wellness Centre in partnership with the National Workforce Development Agency […]

Cayman Islands NWDA seeking interns to participate in National Internship Programme

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The National Workplace Development Agency (NWDA) is inviting persons to participate in its National Internship Programme, an initiative which provides opportunities for participants to gain practical work experience and develop their skills and interests in various occupations. Launched in 2014, the Programme has had a number of successful partnerships with […]