From June 24 to June 28, 2019, the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), headed by Deputy Director General Do Nang Khanh, had a working trip to Korea on the world skills competition.
From June 24 to June 28, 2019, the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), headed by Deputy Director General Do Nang Khanh, had a working trip to Korea on the world skills competition. The delegation had working sessions with Korean partners, including: Korea National Skill Examination Committee, Korea Human Resources Development Agency (HRD Korea) under the Ministry of Labour and Employment of Korea and Training Center of Samsung Group. The delegation thanked the Korean partners for their support in training Vietnamese candidates and experts to attend the ASEAN Skills competition and the world skills competition, and asked the Korean partners to continue continue to consider supporting Vietnam to attend these exams in the following years.
The delegation took photos with Vietnamese contestants and experts on the Mold job at the Global Center for Vocational Skills Transfer in HRD Korea
Korea is very interested in developing vocational skills for young people through vocational training programs for high school students and organizing skills tests. High school students can learn vocational skills for free at vocational training institutions with funding provided by the State. On the skills competition, Korea is the country with many years ranked first in the whole group in the number of medals in the world skills competition. This achievement is mainly due to the special interest of the Korean Government in national skill examination, world skills competition, active and responsible participation of Korean big enterprises from the selection process to train candidates to participate in the skills exams. Samsung Group is an enterprise that has recruited and trained many Korean contestants to win many medals in the world skills competitions. For the world skills competition, Samsung Group's Training Center is organizing training courses for candidates to attend: Mechatronics, CAD Mechanical Engineering Design, Information Network Cable Installation, Prize software solutions for information technology, CNC milling, CNC turning, etc., including 03 Vietnamese candidates including 02 Mechatronics contestants (Nguyen Van Hung and Nguyen Van Quan, students of Hanoi Mechanical and Electrical College) and 01 participant in CAD mechanical engineering design (Vu Trong Dat, student of Hanoi University of Industry).
Cooperation between the DVET and HRD Korea on the skills competetion started in 2004 through the Korean support to train Vietnamese candidates and experts to attend ASEAN Skills Competition and World Skills Competition has helped Vietnam achieve many high achievements in these exams. In 2019, HRD Korea funded all training costs in Korea for Vietnamese candidates and professionals to attend the World Skills Competition for 4 occupations: Sheet metal processing, Welding, Molds and Plastic mold.
The delegation took photos with Vietnamese contestants of Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering Design-CAD being trained at Samsung Training Center.
Cooperation between the DVET Vietnam and Samsung Group started in 2015. Up to now, Samsung Group has continuously funded all training costs in Korea and the cost of attending in 2015, 2017 and 2019 for Vietnamese candidates and experts; specifically, in 2015 and 2017, vocational sponsorships for Information Technology Software Solutions and CAD Engineering Engineering Design; in 2019 sponsored Mechatronics and CAD Engineering Engineering. Thanks to the support of Samsung, in the 2015 and 2017 World Skills Competitions, Vietnam has won 02 bronze medals of Information Technology Software Solutions and 02 outstanding skills in Technical Design CAD Engineering. The Vietnamese and Korean side expect that in the 2019 World Skills Competition, Vietnam will continue to achieve high achievements in the field of Mechatronics and CAD Engineering Design.
During the mission in Korea, the mission directly observed the training of Vietnamese candidates and experts at the Global Center for Vocational Skills Transfer (GIFTS) of HRD Korea and the Training Center Samsung's creation; At the same time, Vietnamese candidates and experts are encouraged to actively train to achieve the highest achievement in the 2019 World Skills Competition.