Technical Cooperation Unit

The Technical Cooperation Unit (TCU) is a sub-unit within the Public Service Academy that administers all Technical Cooperation training awards that have been offered to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago from both international governments and training agencies. The training offered by these donor agencies seeks to build the human resource capacity in various sectors of Trinidad and Tobago.

Training opportunities are extended to all public officers whose job functions are directly related to the particular training being offered as well as those who require training to advance in their area of work. Upon receipt of the course particulars, courses are advertised to Ministries and Departments via Circular Memorandum, e-mail and fax.


Nominations should be submitted to the Ministry of Public Administration and Communications (Public Service Academy) with the following:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Justification for the nomination
  3. Completed Curriculum Vitae
  4. The relevant vote from which expenditure will be charged, together with a Statement of Expenditure
  5. The Minister’s approval

Please note that certain sections of the Application Form are to be completed by the Ministry of Public Administration and Communications.

Nominations should be sent to:

  • Permanent Secretary
  • Ministry of Public Administration and Communications
  • Att: Ms.Ann Bengie-Mohammed
  • (Public Service Academy)
  • Level 5 National Library Building
  • Corner Hart and Abercromby Street
  • Port of Spain

Any queries concerning technical cooperation training matters can be directed to  Ms. Ann Bengie- Mohammed, 625-6724 extension 2052,  or Ms. Denise Phillip, 625-6724 extension 2016.

Please click here for the PSA Brochure 2016.


PROGRAMMES CURRENTLY open to applications




Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC)-2016



Offer of Training by The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt - 2017


Singapore Cooperation Programme Training Award/Small Island Developing States Technical Cooperation Programme (SIDSTEC)



Training Offers from the Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) 2017


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