Students gain experience at Namdock

Experiential training

01 September 2021 | Education

Fifteen students from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) bachelor of technology marine engineering department attended an experiential learning programme hosted by Namdock and that is aimed at exposing the learners to the marine industry.

The students rotated between Namdock's departments and that of Hangana Seafood and 3C Metal Belmet during the month-long programme with a special focus on Namdock's mandate to develop a cross-functional, multi-skilled workforce, mutually beneficial relationships and to enhance people and customer experiences.

The students expressed their gratitude to the ship repair giant.

“Knowledge gained through experience is more valuable than that found in books. It was a rare opportunity for us, and these companies opened the doors for us to gain the practical experience we lacked. For instance, at Belmet, we gained a better understanding of drawings and the standard of drawings used in the marine industry. At Hangana, we were taught that it is okay to be beginners in the field; and at Namdock we learned and understood two important principles used in the marine industry. We were taught that our best tools are our hands.”

The students also visited Walvis Bay Salt Holdings, WaterBay Woods as well as Atlantic Oil Solutions.

“We are proud to have done this training with internationally recognised companies. This experience helped us gain much needed exposure and experience.”

Namdock said that it understands that the Namibian youth is perpetual to the economy, social affairs, and future developments.

“We aim to create training and development opportunities. As our slogan states, ‘our strength is local’, we are reminding the dreamers of today and the leaders of tomorrow to use opportunities that aspire in making this world a better place.”

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