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Welcome TO - The Gambia YMCA Learning and Skills Training Centre

About Us

Centre Head: Ishmael Thomas, inspecting students on Catering Practicals at the Centre
The Gambia YMCA Learning and Skills centre was an off short from the British Lottery Fund Project (BLF) that has now developed into a full skills and training centre with a centre head overseeing the operations.

The centre also provided training for disadvantaged youths within the TAkku Liggey Project

The centre is full recognised and accrediated by the National Training Authority(NTA) www.nta.gm.

It offers the following courses which run for nine months for the academic year.

Courses on Offer Include:-

  • Catering and Hotel Management
  • Hair Dressing and Cosmetology
  • Dressing Making and Design

Entry Requirements

  1. Two Passport Photos
  2. Last Grade result from Grade 9
  3. Photocopy National Identification Card
  4. A Formal Face to Face Interview

Trainings on completion have the opportunity to undergo a three months indistrial attachment that the Centre Head organisers through the National Training Authority for Them.

For further Information and admission procedures please contact the centre head on the details below:-

Ishmael Thomas
Centre Head
Gambia YMCA Learning and Skills Training Centre
Email Contact: ithomas@ymca.gm

Tel Contact: +220 9919304

Contact The Gambia YMCA:
Mr. John Charles Njie
National General Secretary
The Gambia YMCAs
Kanifing South, MDI Road
P. O. Box 421
Banjul, The Gambia
West Africa
(220) 4392647,
(220) 4390625
(220) 4390793
Email: ymca@ymca.gm