TVTO Adopts 2000 New Skill Training Standards
More than 2000 New skill training standards have been developed by TVTO over the last year.
In a ceremony to unveil the plan on establishment of 1400 skill training centers in enterprises and launching 2000 skill training standards by TVTO, Mohammad Shariatmadari said: Creating such centers in workshops made technical and vocational training to be incorporated with the workers’ job and employment and help them to upgrade their skills.
The Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare added: These centers are also available to those who seek job to receive related training.
He said: We have concluded an agreement with TVTO and State Welfare Org. to improve the skills of those seeking guidance, new skills …, so as huge talents could be flourished in children under SWO umbrella. But, it is not only for the youth, even the retired are provided with the opportunity to learn new skills and be a more important element in the society.
Shariatmadari reiterated: We are after sustainability of job. Therefore, our economy needs to be updated and we should be synchronized with the changes in the labour community. To this end, skill training centers experienced a 111% growth over the past eighteen months. So, it is important and commendable that TVTO has taken forward steps towards outsourcing skill training to the private and cooperative sectors and their governance to fill the skill training gaps in Iran.