Boosting Vocational Training Cooperation with Businesses

10:08:12 AM | 14/12/2020

Defining that the quality of the labor force is an important factor to attract investment, in recent years, the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vinh Phuc province has scaled up vocational education programs, increased the rate of trained labor, and directed vocational education schools to strengthen cooperation with enterprises to create practical conditions for students and create career opportunities for students.

Accordingly, the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs has directed vocational training schools to strengthen vocational training cooperation with businesses. The typical cooperation programs include Vinh Phuc Vocational College with Vietnam Precision Industry Company No. 1 (VPIC1), Showa Auto and Motorbike Parts Co., Ltd., Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd, Exedy Vietnam Co., Ltd and Cosmos Company; Economic and Technical College with Honda Vietnam Company, Piaggio Vietnam Company, VPIC 1, FLC Vinh Thinh Resort, Nissin Vietnam Brake Manufacturing Company; Vocational College No. 2 - Ministry of Defense with Lilama Company, Daiu Bus Company, Vietnamese Standards Company, MECO Vietnam Joint Stock Company; Vietnam Russia Vocational Training College with Fecon Company, Honda Company and VIMECO Joint Stock Company.

In 2019, the Vocational College of Agricultural Mechanics signed a cooperation agreement with enterprises to train and supply 21,500 highly skilled workers in 2020-2025 for the latter. The school has strong cooperation ties with Lilama Company, SIGMA Engineering Joint Stock Company, Prime Group Joint Stock Company, Nissin Company, Honda Vietnam, Toyota Vietnam, VPIC 1, Cosmos, Piaggio Vietnam, Prime Truong Xuan, Vitto and Bangjoo Electronics.

In the coming years, the department will direct vocational schools to foster cooperation programs with businesses in order to create a close supply-demand relation in the labor market. The department will also act more drastically to improve the business environment by accelerating administrative reform, especially administrative procedure, enhancing publicity, transparency and cost reduction, consulting and supporting enterprises on HR training and development to brighten the investment picture of Vinh Phuc province.

By Thanh Loan, Vietnam Business Forum