In the morning of July 23, 2021, Vietnamese-German Technical College of Ha Tinh held the opening ceremony of 05 short-term vocational training courses for Metal cutting, Residential electrics, Welding, Automotive repair and Air conditioning repair for 125 workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. These training are intended to equip workers with the basic skills for job transfer or self-employment, ensuring livelihoods for themselves and their families in the context of the Vietnamese workforce being severely affected by the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The training courses will last for three weeks, from 23.07.2021 to 14.08.2021. Students are supported by the Programme “Reform of TVET in Vietnam”-GIZ with training fee, travel fee, accommodation and lunch fee. After three weeks of training, students will be granted a certificate of completion of the training programme. In addition, students who participate fully, seriously in the training programme, comply with the college’s regulations, complete the examination and assessment, will be granted scholarship with the amount of 2,000,000 VND for male students and 2,500,000 VND for female students.
Apart from Vietnamese-German Technical College of Ha Tinh, the Programme “Reform of TVET in Vietnam”, sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), co-implemented by German Development Cooperation (GIZ) and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam (MoLISA) also supports 10 colleges in Long An, An Giang, Dong Nai, Ho Chi Minh City, Ninh Thuan, Nha Trang and Bac Ninh with short-term vocational training courses for workers who have lost their jobs, need to be retrained for job transfer or people of working age but do not have jobs. After graduation, students continue to be supported by the colleges to find suitable jobs matching with their skills.