FAQ’s on the Community Education (Skills Training) Programme

  1. What is the Community Education (Skills Training) Programme?

The Community Education Programme (CEP) provides training in various skills, which can aid in the creation of home-based production of goods and services and employment generation.

  1. How are Courses being offered?

Courses are virtual. Participants are required to connect to the session from their home/office via the virtual platform.  The class format allows tutors to deliver the same instructions and content as if they were on-site in a classroom setting.

  1. What is needed to attend classes?

Participants are required to have access to any of the following smart devices:

  • Cell Phone
  • Laptop/Desktop Computer
  • Tablet/Ipad
  1. Who can participate?

Courses are available to Nationals and Legal residents of Trinidad and Tobago 15 years and over.

  1. When is the CEP Programme offered?

Registration for the CEP programme starts on Monday June 14.  Classes begin the week of July 5 – In celebration of Community Development Day. 

  1. How can persons register?

Registration for the CEP courses are done ONLINE only via the Ministry of Sport and Community Development website – www.mscd.gov.tt

Registrants are advised that there is a 3-5 working days application processing period to verify your information. Once reviewed and approved, an email will be sent to the email address provided at registration.

  1. Is there a cost attached to the programme?

Registration and participation are free of charge. However, participants are required to provide their own materials.

  1. What programmes are offered? Where will they take place? What times are the classes?

All the information is available on the Ministry’s website at www.mscd.gov.tt and the Ministry’s Facebook Page: sportcommdevtt

  1. Upon Completion, do applicants receive a certificate?

Participants having completed all the modules and having attained a 75% pass mark on all assignments will receive a Certificate of Participation

  1. Do participants receive a stipend?

The Community Education Programme does not offer a stipend.

  1. How many classes can I take?

Persons can take a maximum of 2 classes.

12.  How long is the programme?

  1. The programme is for 10 weeks (July – September)