Last Monday (29), Equatorial Alagoas and the National Service for Industrial Learning (Senai) started new classes of three professional courses promoted through the Distributor’s E+Professional platform: Store, Ecobags Production and Sustainable Jewelry Production . In all, 54 people from Alagoas are receiving free, quality training, certified by the Energy Efficiency Program of the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel).
Currently, the logistics area has a heated job market full of opportunities. For this reason, the Storekeeper course, held at the Professor Tarcísio de Jesus State School, located in the Vergel do Lago neighborhood, in Maceió, was one of the most sought after. When he saw the ad, student Manoel Aquino do Nascimento did not think twice about signing up. For him, this is a chance to start his career on the right foot.
“I’ve worked at many different companies, but then the pandemic came and several people from my work were laid off, including me. Therefore, I see in this course an excellent opportunity to return to the job market, especially with the experience I already have”, he said.
Passionate about the world of beauty and jewelry, Neuma de Mendonça from Alagoas took the opportunity to enroll in two courses on Making Ecobags and Production of Sustainable Jewelry, which take place at Instituto Novo Horizonte, in the Canaã neighborhood, uptown. “I found this proposal to make jewelry from scratch from recyclable materials very interesting. I had never seen anything like it. I even left the first class knowing how to use the sewing machine!”, she exclaims.
Edmilson Santos, engineer of the Energy Efficiency Program at Equatorial Alagoas, highlights the novelty of the two training courses that, in addition to generating opportunities through free and quality professional education, also encourage socio-environmental responsibility, as ecobags and jewelry are produced from of recyclable waste, such as PET bottles, Tetra Pak packaging and campaign tarpaulins.
“In addition to distributing quality electricity, Equatorial is also committed to contributing to sustainable development in the places where it operates. We are very happy to promote these courses and collaborate for the transformation of people’s lives”, he adds.
The courses offered through the E+Profissional platform aim to promote Quality Education, which integrates the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a collection of 19 global goals that aim to guide humanity until 2030. of Sustainable Jewelry, in particular, are also aligned with SDG number 12, Responsible Consumption and Production, which deals with sustainable management and the efficient use of natural resources.