The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Trade joined forces with MCAST to advertise carpentry and joinery programmes because the sector faces a scarcity of expert employees.
Throughout a gathering at MCAST, Ms Marisa Xuereb, President of The Malta Chamber and Dr Mario Cardona, MCAST Deputy Principal for Know-how and Utilized Sciences agreed to collaborate in a structured method to give the sector the attractiveness it wants in the direction of the brand new generations, assist rejuvenate it and preserve it extremely aggressive.
A delegation from The Malta Chamber defined how the furnishings sector in Malta is dealing with monumental competitors from international locations having low manufacturing prices. “The reliance on innovation, genuine tradesmanship and design as a aggressive benefit of the Maltese furnishings sector, makes it extra weak,” stated Ms Xuereb whereas highlighting the various misconceptions of working in such a dynamic business of alternatives.
“Within the provision of its educational and coaching programmes, MCAST goals to be all the time related and attentive to business’s wants,” stated Dr Cardona.
On the urging of three predominant furnishings makers and joiners in Malta, particularly Domestica, Noticed and Developments, the administration of the Institute of Engineering and Transport at MCAST visited their shopfloor to raised perceive the brand new realities within the sector pushed by technological advances and coordinate extra frequent visits by each lecturers and college students.
The managements of The Malta Chamber and MCAST stated that it is a tangible instance of how the business and training establishments can work collectively to handle sensible and pressing issues confronted by companies whereas creating alternatives for college students to be concerned actively within the business and lecturers to maintain abreast with business developments.
This content material was equipped by the Malta Chamber.