|Project Commencement||August 10, 2015|
|Duration||3 to 4 months per batch|
|Client Location||Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines|
|Project Size||10 to 15 candidates per batch|
OceanaGold has partnered with Site Skills Training to carry out its workforce development program towards the socio-economic growth of communities surrounding its Didipio operation.
The program involves the recruitment of local labourers who will undergo the 3 to 4-month Underground Metalliferous Mine Work Readiness Course in Site Skills Training Clark Philippines. The training is designed around classroom theory and practical exercises that are conducted in the immersive underground mine training environment, which was also built in partnership with OceanaGold.
Training covers Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) awareness, heavy vehicle operation, mine safety operations, and soft skills.
Approximately 35 candidates have already been deployed for training, 25 of them have already graduated and employed in OceanaGold’s Didipio operation.