Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Irine Kurdadze visited Miners Professional Education Institution in Tkibuli. Professional College was opened in March 2011. Deputy Minister met students and got familiarized with educational programs.
The decision on establishing Miners Professional Education Institution in Tkibuli was made by the President of Georgia and it was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Governor’s Office of Imereti Region and Georgian Technical University.
Students from local community are trained in mining, mountain engineering and in other mining fields at Miners Professional Education Institution in Tkibuli. At this stage 120 students study in the Miners Professional Education Institution on different educational programs.
Experience of miners and other specialists in the mining field have been taken into account during the preparation of curriculum of the courses. During a year about 600 students will be able to pass training in the college.
Tkibuli Miners Company cooperates with the above mentioned educational institution. They have provided the institution with the technical equipments. The company also offers paid internships to the students of Professional Education Institution. Successful students will have an opportunity to be recruited at this company.