Azorom Limited To Undertake LEC Training Center
Millennium Challenge Account Liberia (MCAL) officials and representatives from the Ireland-based Azorom Limited met Thursday, April 5, 2018 to kick off the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) Training Center Program Design activities.
The project involves the construction of physical structure, development of a training curriculum, provision of training equipment and materials, and training directors, instructors and support staff for the LEC Training Center.Azorom Limited was selected to undertake the LEC Training Center design activities through a competitive bidding process involving three other companies, Integrated Service Solution (ISS) International of Italy, SMEC Nigeria and International Capacity Developers (ICD) of South Africa.
The meeting between Azorom and MCAL officials reviewed Azorom’s work plan and activity schedule which was followed by brief discussions with relevant MCA-L directors and climaxed with a site visit to the LEC Bushrod Substation, the proposed location of the new Training Center.
As part of the LEC training Center design activities, Azorom will conduct a training needs analysis, develop training program scope, produce preliminary engineering designs, equipment specifications, and a comprehensive implementation plan.
The LEC training Center is one of the activities for the revitalization of the electricity sub-sector under the Compact signed between the Governments of Liberia and the United States of America, through its development agency, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).
The LEC Training Center will form the core base for training Liberian technicians, mainly graduates from the Booker Washington Institute, BWI, one of the Country`s main vocational and technical training institutions to help build LEC’s technical, administrative, financial and operational capacity to operate, manage and maintain its power infrastructure.
Azorom representatives travelled to Kakata, Margibi County on Friday, April 6, 2018 and discussed with the administration of the BWI on how to collaborate in the training program design.