Joint Session of Various Vocational Training Centers Running Under Different Ministries

A joint session of various vocational training centers running under different ministries was held in NAVTTC HQs, the basic aim of this session was to educate various vocational training centers running under different ministries to align with the National Program of vocational training and to attach these vocational training institutes with main stream of vocational training. The session was attended by ministry of textile industry, ministry of science and technology, PITAC a subsidy of ministry of Railway, TUSDEC, KTDMC, FGCIS, PCSIR, ICT and Fauji Foundation.

Chairman NAVTTC Syed Javed Hassan briefed the participants that NAVTTC is working in coordination with multiple private sector organizations to improve the vocational education and increase its prospectus on national level manifolds. In this context it is vital that vocational training institutes running under government supervision should become part of the national infrastructure of vocational training and arrange vocational education as per national standards.

Executive Director NAVTTC Dr. Nasir Khan briefed about the current vocational training infrastructure in the country and introduced the institutes whom are already working in this context on national and provincial level. Answering to the question of the participants he said any vocational training institute prior of starting the training to the trainees should get itself affiliated with national and provincial level TEVTAs, National Training Bureau or NAVTTC and for taking examination registration must be from any QAB is mandatory so that the certification issued from the vocational training institutes should be recognized and acceptable on the national level.

Director General SS&C briefed about Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A), demand and training of skilled labor for CPEC project.

Director NAVTTC Shagufta Naz explained registration and quality assurance mechanism, Fayyaz Somroo Assistant Nazim enlightened the different aspects of NVQF and vocational education.

The participants fully participated in the session and briefed about the problems of their respective institutes and all the participants declared this activity as very positive initiative that a national level body has progressed in this matter and briefed the institutes about different aspects of vocational training and many of the institutes showed their consent to participate in the quality assurance process of NAVTTC.

In the end of the session Executive Director NAVTTC Dr. Nasir Khan thanked all the participants and showed hope for continuation of such consultative sessions and support from the participants.