The Volta Regional Co-ordinating Council (VRCC) as part of measures to prepare Officers of the Sub- Professional Classes within the Local Government Service, who work in the Volta Region, for the Public Services Commission (PSC) Examination organised a 2-Day Refresher Course for the officers at the Conference Room of the Volta Regional Co-ordinating Council. The course commenced on August 25th and ended on August 26th , 2022. It was aimed at assisting the officers pass the pending exam which is a requirement for the promotion of all officers within the Sub-Professional Classes following the performance gaps identified in previous PSC Examinations. It was also aimed at enabling the officers enhance their skills in the performance of their duties to fill capacity building gaps as captured in the capacity building plans for 2022.

The Course covered areas such as Mathematics, English Language, General Paper and Revenue Mobilization and Protocols of the Local Government Service. 

Opening the Course, Mr. Prosper Afenyo, and the Acting Regional Co-ordinating Director welcomed officers and expressed joy about them making themselves available for the Course.

He entreated them to participate effectively in the course, adding that he would be expecting all to pass the exams.

Mr. Afenyo underscored the need for writing good essays and answering comprehension questions as he concluded his address.

Miss Jasmine Elorm Caygu, Human Resource Manager of the VRCC; Mr. Cyril Dzinyanu Xatse, Head of the Regional Department of Human Resource of the VRCC; Mr. Nathaniel Akpalu, Head of Mathematics at Mawuli Senior High School; and Mr Francis Sogbe, Regional Director of Controller and Accountant General Department were facilitators during the Course.  Miss Jasmine ElormCaygu took participants through Reading and Answering Comprehension questions. Mr. Cyril Dzinyanu Xatse conducted participants through the Local Government Service Scheme of Service and Protocols. Mr. Akpalu, on his part, took the participants through how to solve past questions in mathematics. Mr Francis Sogbe discussed with the officers Revenue Collection.

The PSC refresher course was attended by Twenty-four (24) participants; Fifteen (15) were males and nine (9) females.