He said that the academy was a part of the Global Samsung Hope for Children Outreach programme, which offered one year, free training courses for beneficiaries. Kim said that the outreach programme was aimed at improving the quality of technical education in public secondary schools across
He said that the pilot phase of the
As Samsung expands into
"Skilled graduates are key to helping us reach our business goals, providing us with a workforce of technicians and exclusive service experts needed to differentiate Samsung as a quality service-oriented company," he said.
Kim said that the 72 graduate students drawn from
The chief executive explained that they were trained to repair and service modern digital electronic devices such as LCD TV's, Smartphones, refrigerators, air conditioners and laptops, among other appliances.
Azeez appealed to Samsung to double its present enrolment, due to the high demand for such skills in
"These graduates have been equipped with the world-class skills to build a better future for themselves and to play an integral part in driving the economy of the state forward," she said.
NAN reports that the academy is a public/private partnership initiative involving
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