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 (Public Service Academy) through the HR Units of the Line Ministry 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.

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Nominations should be sent to:

  • Permanent Secretary
  • Ministry of Public Administration
  • Attn: Technical Cooperation Unit
  • (Public Service Academy)
  • Level 5 National Library Building
  • 23 Abercromby Street
  • Port of Spain 100509

Any queries concerning technical cooperation training matters can be directed to the Technical Cooperation Unit at the Public Service Academy, which can be contacted at 623-4724 extensions 31963/31956 respectively or via email at

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