From May 12 to June 23, 2018, 23 trainees from LILAMA 2 International Technology College (LILAMA 2), Dong Nai province took part in the first in-company training phase for the pilot class of Construction Mechanics Technicians. Implemented at MARTECH BOILER company in Dong Nai Province, the training was a practical experience for the trainees to further develop their occupational competence, mainly in forming metal sheets, tubes, steel bars and all kind of profiles made of different materials by conventional machine tools. During the training, the trainees also gained technical knowledge and skills in maintaining operating equipment and technical systems.
The trainees were guided and instructed by eight qualified technicians and engineers of MARTECH BOILER, with each responsible for one division the trainees ran through, and supervised by their responsible teacher of LILAMA 2.
“We highly appreciate the trainees’ team work skill and their ability to apply the acquired technical knowledge and skills to the actual work. After two-week training with close instruction of our experience technicians and engineers, they are already able to work together with our staff at different work positions in the company” said Mr. Do Dinh Hoang, the training manager from MARTECH BOILER Company.
This training is a part of a three-year cooperative training programme that LILAMA 2 developed in cooperation with the business sector. With the enterprises’ close engagement in all phases, the developed cooperative training programme reflects the demands of the business sector. During the in-company training phase, the trainees apply their technical knowledge and skills they acquire at LILAMA 2 under real working conditions using high standards applied in actual work processes
The in-company training phase is going to continue in August right after the summer break. The trainees will have a chance to consolidate their knowledge and skills in the processing and forming of sheet metals and profiles by hand operated and stationary tools and machine tools.
This activity takes part within the component “Support of Centres of Excellence for TVET” as part of the Vietnamese-German Programme Reform of TVET in Viet Nam. The programme is financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).