Why Heart Institute?

The Human Employment and Resource Training /National Service Training Agency Trust (HEART/NSTA Trust), known to most Jamaicans simply as ‘HEART’ is Jamaica’s leading human capital development agency. For over three decades, we have been the largest provider of Technical Vocational Education and Training in Jamaica and the Caribbean. We focus on practical, competency-based training which empowers trainees to transition seamlessly into real workplace scenarios.

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What do we do?

We provide skilled and competent workers through our institutional-based training programmes or through our ‘on-the-job’ training approaches such as the National Service Corps, and School-Leaver Training Opportunity Programme. We also provide employers with customized workforce solutions for their businesses. For individuals, we provide the following services:

  • Assessment, training and certification
  • Work experience
  • Volunteering and mentorship opportunities
  • Adlit continuing education
  • Career mentorship and guidance
  • Professional development services
  • Start-up funding for small business
  • Our programme suites are carefully crafted to address the training needs of a wide spectrum of young prospective Jamaican employees and entrepreneurs, as well as employees already incorporated within the Jamaican workforce..

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