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Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria

The partnership deal is worth €3 million over three years.

Minister Joe Costello at the announcement this week.
Minister Joe Costello at the announcement this week.
Image: Enterprise Ireland

WEXFORD BASED COMPANY Chevron Training and Recruitment is to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria.

The company specialise in the provision of construction skills training to international learners.

Construction training

Chevron said that Ireland is renowned globally for providing a superior level of construction training ensuring that Irish construction workers are highly sought after by employers throughout the world.

Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello officially opened the Chevron Training and Recruitment’s Training Centre in Lagos this week.

The partnership deal with Nigerian company ETIWA Vocational Training will see Chevron Training and Recruitment is worth €3 million over three years.

Speaking from Lagos where he is leading the first ever Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Nigeria, Minister Costello said:

Ireland has a strong international reputation as a centre of quality education and training which is a good match for the needs of Nigeria’s growing economy.

I believe that this partnership will flourish and contribute in a very real way to supplying skilled workers to the Nigerian economy.

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