Thirty- Two ladies and a man have graduated from Maggie’s Sugar Craft Institute in Ho in the Volta Region after a six-month training programme.
The institute trains individuals and equips them with relevant professional skills to enable them to compete and become successful in the challenging work environment.
The ladies were trained in cake making and designing, decorating, pastry art, cookery art, balloon works, ribbon and floral art, beads and millinery. At the 40th graduation ceremony of the institute, the Ho Municipal Chief Executive MCE), Mr Nelson Akorli, said the advantages of technical and vocational education were overriding because practitioners could be always engaged to create wealth without any limit.
He said practitioners in the technical and vocational sector did not have schedules and holidays and that they could hardly embark on a strike action because their services were always on demand as private practitioners in various sectors.
Mr Akorli, a technical educationist, advised the graduands to add value to their skills to enable them to conquer the market.
He gave than assurance that credit would be advanced to them to establish and become worthy ambassadors of emulation.
In her address, the proprietress of the institute, Madam Margaret Attah, commended the graduands for thier hard work and remarkable qualities exhibited throughout their training.
She told them that the training was a gateway to the world of work which was full of challenges and had become a rat race.
Madam Attah said they should be courageous and initiate projects on their own and be able to rub shoulders with old competitors on the market.
The course prefect, Miss Rosemary Amevor, extended gratitude on behalf of her mates to the management of the institute for the training they had received.
She was particularly grateful to the management for making the course fees affordable and the admission flexible irrespective of academic qualification.