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Department: Technical Cooperation
Project Name: Eswatini Technical and Vocational Skills Certification Enhancement Project
Project Description: To increase certified skilled personnel in key occupation categories such as electrical/mechanical engineering, auto repair, machinery, as well as tourism and hospitality in a bid to accommodate the Kingdom of Eswatini’s national development needs, the project will focus on the skill certification authority of Eswatini, the Directorate of Industrial and Vocational Training, to enable it to provide high-quality and industry-oriented technical certification examinations and apprentice training programs. In order to strengthen the level of certification to meet the market demand; update certification contents and standards to produce adequate human resources for the industry; improve the management efficiency of Eswatini’s Directorate of Industrial and Vocational Training (DIVT); and ensure that the evaluation content and skills testing venue comply with the Southern African Development Community Qualifications Framework (SADCQF) and the expectations of key industry occupations, the project implementation contents will include:

1. Conducting skills certification for occupations with high demand;
2. Implementing upskilling and lifelong training education after the skills certification system is updated;
3. Providing certification standards that cater to the needs of key occupations;
4. Improving certification facilities and venues used for key occupation certification based on the updated certification standards;
5. Empowering key occupation certification planning committee and evaluation committee panel members;
6. Introducing information systems for the sake of improving license management system efficiency.

Region: Africa
Implementation Start Date: 2021/7/1
Implementation End Date: 2025/6/30
Project Objectives: Update the certification standards for occupations such as electrical/mechanical engineering, auto repair, machinery, hospitality, and tourism to comply with the SADCQF, as well as increase the number of certification candidates by 25 percent compared to the initial project.
Executing Agency: 1.Kingdom of Eswatini Ministry of Labour & Social Security
2.Kingdom of Eswatini Ministry of Education & Training
3.Taiwan Technical Mission in the Kingdom of Eswatini
Current Progress: Project launched.
Project Contact: Lin-ting, Huang
Phone: +886-2-28732323 ext.215
E-mail: l.t.huang@icdf.org.tw
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in the Kingdom of Eswatini
Cooperating Country: Africa, Eswatini
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date Updated:2021/7/23