Further training course on advanced KNX for teachers at VCMI

From May 19 to May 21, 2021, the further training course to instruct 8 teachers and candidates who will take part in the selection for the World Skill competition 2022 on advanced KNX was conducted by an experienced trainer in the field – Mr Duong Huu Phuoc – at the College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI). The teachers who participated in this training course directly deliver the training for the German standard oriented occupation “Electronics Technician for Energy and Building Technology” at the College.

During this training, the participants practiced using and problem-solving KNX equipment, including: program and link the DALI Controller with the Interface board, program the weather station and connect it with the blind and shutter, program and link the Intelligent Lighting management, EIB monitoring and heating control system. Besides, participants were also instructed to design the system with their own ideas. This sample project will be used in the above-mentioned new occupation.

Mr. Nguyen Tuan Vu, a teacher of the Electric – Electronics Faculty, shared his opinion: “I have improved my practical skills in KNX system, especially in DALI Controller with the Interface Board and wireless system which are new to my knowledge of KNX. We are now able to pass on our hands-on experience to the trainees of the new occupation Electronics Technician for Energy and Building Technology that have been piloted according to German standards at VCMI together with other partner enterprises in this school year”.

This training course was held within the component “Supporting High-Quality TVET Institutes” 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 für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) together with the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

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