The Karainagar VTA Training Centre in Jaffna is located on the far west of the peninsula. The Centre has been developed to provide youth with training in the Tourism sector. With the support of the GIZ VTN Project, a partnership was created with Jetwing Hotels Ltd to train youth in the area in Hospitality Management. The first batch of 72 trainees completed their training at the Centre and are all now engaged in their On-The-Job (OJT) training in Jetwing Hotels around the island.
The Centre was equipped with all the necessary facilities for training in the hospitality sector including cookery equipment. The trainees were also given a working knowledge of English as an important part of the hospitality management course.
The Centre also conducts the following courses up to NVQ Level 3:
- Motor Cycle Mechanic
- Information and Communication Technology Technician
- Construction Craftsman
- Wood Craftsman
- Hospitality management