The Final Exam AP1 of the occupation “Electronics for Energy and Building Technology” organized at VCMI for the first time

The Final Exam AP1 of the occupation “Electronics for Energy and Building Technology” was organized from May 15 – May 19, 2023 at the College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI) for the first pilot class including 14 students. The exam took place oriented to German standard, with the support and supervision of the international expert – Mr Dirk Kittel – the Chamber of Crafts HwK Erfurt (Germany). The processes to organize the exam and the assessment methods ensured the equivalence to the final exam standards in Germany, but were also adjusted to suit the conditions in Viet Nam.

The preparation, implementation and assessment of the exam were conducted with the close cooperation of the company representative – Mr Ly Duc Tho – MEP Team leader, Hoa Binh Construction Group as an examiner. All examiners took part in an examiner training in November 2022, and were recognized as competent to assess the German standard oriented exams.

Mr Dirk Kittel commented: “VCMI was very well-prepared, together with the support from companies, GIZ and the efforts of students, as a result, the exam part 1 went smoothly and achieved very good results”. Besides, Mr Ly Duc Tho shared his thoughts: “I learnt a lot of new knowledge from being an examiner of this exam. We hope to continue our cooperation with VCMI in the upcoming exams”.

After the final exam AP2 which is expected to be organized in October 2023, HwK Erfurt will issue the Certificate to recognize the final exams conducted at VCMI for the occupation “Electronics for Energy and Building Technology” is oriented to German standards.

This activity was organized 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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