10:05 | 27/11/2015 Vocational Training
(VEN) - Long An Province organized vocational training courses for 31,372 rural workers during the 2010-2014 period, including 20,810 people in agricultural training programs and the remainder in non-agricultural training programs in order to implement Prime Ministerial Decision 1956/QD-TTg approving the project on vocational training for rural workers by 2020 (Project 1956). The number of workers finding jobs after apprenticeship reached over 86.68 percent.
Long An Province organized vocational training courses for 31,372 rural workers during the 2010-2014 period
According to the Long An Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, the Long An People’s Committee directed departments and agencies to implement the project, including forming the steering committee headed by the deputy chairman of the provincial people’s committee. So far, all districts in the province have established their steering committee to implement the project.
The Long An Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs advised the provincial people’s committee to approve projects and plans to implement Project 1956 by 2020, bringing the content of vocational training for rural workers into the resolution of the provincial party committee. The department organized a workshop to survey apprenticeship demand of rural workers as well as recruitment need of local businesses in order to provide a basis to implement and develop vocational training plans.
Based on the direction of the provincial steering committee and apprenticeship demand of rural workers, the pisions of labor, invalids and social affairs in cooperation with rural agricultural pisions or economic pisions in districts and communes annually make a list of occupations, the number of workers participating in training, estimatedfunding and plans to resolve jobs for trained workers. Inspection, monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of vocational training projects are regularly and continuously conducted.
Institutions, businesses, departments, agencies and cooperatives have actively participated in vocational training courses associated with job creation. Many vocational training models bringing greater efficiency have been introduced in the recent five years such as industrial sewing and basket weaving in Can Duoc District’s Phuoc Dong Commune, and electric welding and sewing equipment repairing in Ben Luc and Duc Hoa districts. These models have contributed to creating jobs for thousands of rural workers. In addition, vocational training models in accordance with socioeconomic development of each locality are being replicated. Basic training programs have met requirements in technical application in production and farming.
Long An Province set out target to implement vocational training for 35,000 workers during the 2016-2020 period, train and retrain 10,000 communal officials and 1,000 vocational teachers and management staff.