Corporate Communications Manager at the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission, Annabel Brasnell, says its craftsman training programme adheres to high standards.

She explains that the three-year programme comprises of both theory and practical work. Ms. Brasnell gave the update in a News Power Now interview Tuesday afternoon. She was at the time responding to claims from the Oilfields Workers Trade Union. 

At a news briefing on Monday OWTU President, Peter Burke, claimed that there is a need for T&TEC to provide proper training for apprentices before they are sent out on the field to work.

Mr. Burke alleged that standards pertaining to this aspect of the Commission’s operation have been adjusted.

Ms. Brasnell provided details on how the utility conducts its affairs in this area.