Thursday, July 22, 2021 09:00 AM (GMT+7)
The General Department of Vocational Education and Training and Grab Vietnam will cooperate in the preparation and organization of the National Vocational Skills Exam every two years.
The General Department of Vocational Education and Training (under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs) and Grab Vietnam have just launched a cooperation program, supporting the development and upgrading of skills for technology drivers, including: Training organization, skills assessment, cooperation in building standardized training materials for Grab drivers. Thereby, creating conditions to improve the livelihoods of the driver community in the long run and support them to promptly respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Grab technology drivers will participate in exams to recognize vocational skills.
Specifically, they will develop skills and promote education and training activities for Grab driver partners by incorporating training into Grab’s online and offline partner meeting programs. Activities are implemented for all 2-wheel and 4-wheel driver partners across the country.
Regarding the research and development of a set of skills standards to support the skills assessment process for Grab drivers, the expected skills include: Driving skills; soft skills; communication skills; personal financial management skills; first aid skills and skills to handle emergency situations, arising; search skills and participate in online training courses.
In 2021, the two sides will also survey the needs of driver partners in 3 big cities (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang) and organize seminars and conferences to get opinions and appraisals. and standardize skills training materials for Grab driver partners.
In particular, the further goal is to assess national vocational skills recognition for technology drivers. To achieve this goal, the General Department of Vocational Education and Training and Grab Vietnam will work together in the preparation and organization of the National Vocational Skills Exam every two years according to the overall plan of the exam. In 2021, the activities of promoting the exam and encouraging partners to register to participate will be implemented immediately with the 12th National Vocational Skills Exam.
In addition, the two sides will work together to develop standards related to Grab’s fields and strengths and cooperate in assessing and progressing to grant national vocational skills certificates to drivers. At the same time, the General Department of Vocational Education and Training and Grab Vietnam will jointly build a question bank to assess qualified occupations.
Truong Anh Dung – Director General of the General Department of Vocational Education said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great impacts on the Vietnamese economy, and technology drivers cannot avoid the effects. this. This cooperation contributes to solving long-term problems for technology drivers, helping them equip them with the necessary skills to maintain and improve their livelihoods, and at the same time improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. “.
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