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Viglacera will do vocational training at international standards quality


During the work visit of the Viglacera senior level delegation in London, on September 26th, 2014, Viglacera’s Vocational College has signed a Commercial Skills Development Contract with Proskills UK. Accordingly, training programs of the College will meet international standards and become a Vietnamese leading college in training vocations in building materials.

Assoc. Prof., Dr. Trần Ngọc Tính – Rector of Viglacera’s Vocational College and Mr. Jonathan Ledger – General Director of Proskills UK Group signed a Commercial Skills Development Contract

The contract signing ceremony took place at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ Convention Centre, London in the afternoon of September 26th, 2014. Attending were Mr. Nguyen Van Thao, the Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK, Mr. Pham Vu Quoc Binh, Director General of General Department of Vocational Training, MOLISA, Mrs. Emma Whitehead, Skills Initiative Mentor of British Council, key representatives of UK creativity business and skills department, principals of 14 vocational colleges in Vietnam as well as representatives from UK colleges.

Mr. Nguyen Van Thao, Vietnamese Ambassador to UK gave speech at the signing ceremony

During the signing ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Van Thao, Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK said: "Cooperation between Vietnam and the United Kingdom in training is certainly a potential cooperation. Vietnamese Embassy in the UK is ready to assist Vietnamese colleges in expanding opportunities for collaboration with UK organizations, training schools."

Viglacera’s Vocational College is an affiliate of Viglacera Corporation JSC., the only vocational training center providing intensive building materials manufacturing training programs in Vietnam. With desire to become the first key vocational skills university qualified with UK academic standards as well as international standard in Vietnam, and supply high-quality workers for enterprises, from January 5/2014, the College and Proskills have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on "Strengthening Training and Vocational skills Development in accordance with International Standards in the field of Building Materials", a principle contract of "Building vocational training programs at international standards and quality." From the results obtained, the Viglacera’s Vocational College and Proskills continue to sign a Commercial Skills Development Contract – the contract will be implemented in 18 months.

Assoc. Prof., Dr. Tran Ngoc Tinh – Rector of Viglacera’s Vocational College confirmed that the College will seriously follow the contract and the cooperation between Viglacera and Proskills UK Group will achieve high results

Proskills will deploy strategic studies to raise the efficiency of vocational training for Viglacera and pursue the following aims: All new training programs will achieve standards recognized by the NSA/Proskills, UK and international standards and quality. Teachers, instructors at Viglacera’s Vocational College will be trained and accredited by the NSA/Proskills. According to the recent signed contract, the two sides will jointly carry out plans in accordance with specific contracts: completing and developing skills standards, developing and restructuring training programs, capacity building, piloting training programs based on new national vocational skills approved by the General Department of Vocational Training MOLISA, certificationfrom UK. In the framework of cooperation, Proskills UK will conduct labor market research to ensure that programs will meet the needs of enterprises, people and society. Through this cooperation, Viglacera will become a model in vocational training for other fields in Vietnam.

Mr. Phạm Vũ Quốc Bình, Director General of General Department of Vocational Training, MOLISA gave speech at the signing ceremony

Mr. Pham Vu Quoc Binh, Director General of General Department of Vocational Training(GDVT), MOLISA said: "The cooperation between Viglacera and Proskills has an important meaning in the production of building materials in Vietnam. This is a cooperation model between Vietnam and other countries, particularly with the attention of the Government - GDVT, the Enterprise – Viglacera partnership with the British Council, Proskills UK." The Director will also suggest leaders of GDVT to monitor and support the partnership if necessary.

Also during the trip in London, from 22nd to 26th of September, a senior-level delegation of Viglacera has joined an international workshop on quality assurance on technical education and vocational skills training organized by the British Council. The delegation also visited and worked with many partners including the British Council in London, Case New Holland Basildon Group, Westminster Kingsway College, Uxbridge College, and Convention Center of UK Business, Innovation and Skills Department.

Proskills is an organization which has been in active in many different industrial sectors in the UK, such as construction, mining, furniture ... and is certified by the British Government. Proskills specializes in building training programs for each particular business environment to build capacity, improve productivity as well as product quality.

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