On Tuesday 30th May 2017 Gishari Integrated Polytechnic (GIP) in partnership with Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Mugold International Ltd opened the Training of Trainers (ToT) on Firefighting and Rescue. The training was officially opened by Eng. Theodore HABIMANA, the Vice Principal in charge of Academics and Training (VPAT) at GIP.

This ToT session is a following of 2 batches basic training offered to 98 trainees. It is a complement so that they will be able to train others.

It is organized by GIP in collaboration with Police Training School (PTS) and Mugold International Ltd which provides trainers, equipment and consumables.


CSP E. Mushayija,Training Coordinator; Eng. T. Habimana; VPAT and P. Mugabo; Mugold International Managing Director


A number of 30 participants from Rwanda National Police, Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) and various Private Security Companies will benefit skills to be imparted in this ToT. This training aims to provide complementary package on previous training on fire fighting and rescue carried out at GIP.


     Trainees during the opening ceremony


The training is expected to be carried out in four weeks. The Vice Principal in charge of Academics and Training urged the trainers to work hard so that the content should be covered within the above-mentioned period.


Trainers from Mugold International during opening ceremony.

Conclusively, the Vice Principal in charge of Academics and Training of Gishari Integrated Polytechnic thanks, on the behalf of the Principal; Gishari Police Training School (PTS), Mugold International Ltd Management, and the trainers for their efforts toward the sustainability of our country. He particularly reminded the trainees to provide the acquired skills to the community for effective management and fight against fire disasters.  


Memorial photo on the Firefighting and Rescue opening ceremony



"People who are pursuing their education at different levels need to be taught technical skills and get internships to become competitive on job market. Young people should have a positive attitude towards TVET.”



03:31, 23rd January 2018
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