|UNEVOC Cluster: Latin America
|UNEVOC Network Member since: 2019|
|Type: Training provider|
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National Training Service of Industrial Work
Servicio Nacional de Adiestramiento en Trabajo Industrial (SENATI)
SENATI is an institution created by the National Society of Industries of Peru, with the aim of providing preparation and vocational education training in industrial activities as well as for work in facilities, repairs and maintenance for any other... <show more>
SENATI is an institution created by the National Society of Industries of Peru, with the aim of providing preparation and vocational education training in industrial activities as well as for work in facilities, repairs and maintenance for any other economic activity.
Created by law in 1961, SENATI was defined from its beginnings as a legal entity under public law, of private management, with technical, pedagogical, administrative and economic autonomy, and with its own assets, so that it could have the flexibility required by the dynamics of industrial development.
SENATI is the largest technical training institution in the country, concentrating more than 93,000 students across 81 branches nationwide, present in all regions of the country where it provides the different productive sectors with highly trained technical professionals.
SENATI offers 4 levels of professional training:
- Technical Operative level: qualification for the performance of tasks or corresponding to simple or predictable productive functions of an operative position. Occupations at this level require formative processes of four to five semesters.
- Technical professional level: qualification for the performance of complex operational tasks or productive functions, not routine, corresponding to an occupation or a group of related occupations. The occupations located in this level require formative processes of six semesters of length.
- Technologist professional level: qualification for the performance of tasks or productive functions of great complexity. Occupations located at this level require formative processes of eight semesters of duration.
- Graduate School of Technology: People who work in companies in the industrial sector, who have practical experience and theoretical knowledge and who seek to continue their professional development in order to assume positions of greater responsibility. The programs of the graduate school have a duration of one year for the Master's degree and for the diploma certification 6 months.
SENATI has a total of 2684 contributing member companies of the SENATI system, which include companies from the industrial sector and other productive sectors that internally develop industrial activities, made up of large, medium and small companies. SENATI has strategic alliances with the main technology companies in Peru, as well as with academic and research institutions in Peru and the world.
SENATI has specialized schools in different branches of the productive industry of the country: centre for environmental technologies, school of industrial administration, school of electrical engineering, school of Metal and Mechanic, School of Mechanics of Maintenance, School of Graphic Arts, School of Food industries, Garments confection School, automotive School, Textile School, Jewellery School, Higher school of Technology, Technological Textile Centre and Language Centre.
In addition, SENATI offers continuing education programs that allow many professionals to update their knowledge in a fast way while working.
Moreover SENATI provides technical and business services such as destructive and non destructive tests, consulting services for companies, job exchange service, among others.
- Mission: To train innovative and highly productive technical professionals.
- Vision: Lead in Latin America, the excellence in technological professional training
- Be recognized as an institution of excellence in Vocational Training Education
- Search the excellence in the Management of the Vocational Training Service.
- Search for excellence in the Operative Management
- Search for excellence in the Oper... <show more>
Be recognized as an institution of excellence in Vocational Training Education
Search the excellence in the Management of the Vocational Training Service.
Search for excellence in the Operative Management
Search for excellence in the Operative Management
Be aligned with the technological changes of the industry, for which SENATI has made important investments in new infrastructure, industrial production equipment and information and communication technologies
- Offers careers and vocational training courses of the highest quality, responding to the demand of the different productive sectors across the country. The training Centers are located in the cities of greater industrial development,... <show more>
- Offers careers and vocational training courses of the highest quality, responding to the demand of the different productive sectors across the country. The training Centers are located in the cities of greater industrial development, have advanced technologies applied to the industry, both in automation of production systems as well as in manufacturing processes. One of SENATI's latest and greatest investments in technology was the implementation of an industry 4.0 laboratory, which is the first of its kind in Central and South America, with the purpose of anticipating the demand of the national industry
- Promotes collaborations and educational initiatives with international institutions to promote the exchange of experiences and knowledge of instructors and students
- Promotes alliances and partnerships with global companies to keep updated the study plan of our current programs as well as encourage the competitiveness and productivity of the national industry.
- Manages the convocation and reception of volunteers from different nationalities who wish to contribute with their talents and time to training students updating teachers and/or support of the SENATI academic management
- Provides advisory and technical research services to companies in the industrial sector in order to improve their processes within their production areas.
- Promotes the creation of Centers of excellence, laboratories and high tech workshops which allow our students to offer a range of careers that meet the current demands of the digital era, such as: welding, production, automation, information, technologies, maintenance of heavy machinery, automative mechatronics, environmental technologies and others
- Allocates a large part of its resources to investment in updating equipment, laboratories and technological classrooms in order to offer a professional, modern and updated technical training in accordance with the demand of the Peruvian productive sector
In October of each year SENATI organizes the High Technology Forum, which in 2018 had as central theme "Transforming Education and Employment in the digital era". The event was attended by more than 350 guests including education professionals, businessmen,... <show more>
In October of each year SENATI organizes the High Technology Forum, which in 2018 had as central theme "Transforming Education and Employment in the digital era". The event was attended by more than 350 guests including education professionals, businessmen, human resources and government representatives.
Carlos Hernandez Mendocilla
SENATI Development Manager
Function: International Cooperation Specialist
Tel (mobile): *****
[Full contact information only for logged-in UNEVOC Network members]
Servicio Nacional de Adiestramiento en Trabajo Industrial (SENATI)
Av. Alfredo Mendiola 3520, Independencia
(local time now ~05:48 - not accounting for daylight saving time)
News and Documents
Cluster Latin America
12 September 2018UNEVOC Latin American Network Strengthens Ties
During its annual REDITEC meeting in Brazil, the National Council of the Federal Network of Vocational, Scientific, and Technological Education Institutions (Conif), jointly with UNESCO-UNEVOC, organized a UNEVOC Network cluster meeting for Latin America. (more
31 August 2018Shaping Transformative TVET Leaders in Latin America
The UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme for Latin America took place in August 2018 in Panama City. Jointly organized by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the UNESCO San José Office, and hosted by INADEH of Panama, the regional UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme aims to help those in change agent positions become transformative leaders. (more
15 July 2018The UNEVOC Network celebrates World Youth Skills Day
On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day (15 July), more than 30 UNEVOC Centres celebrated the importance of Skills for Youth, through conferences, workshop, skills exhibition and promotional campaigns. Discover our interactive map to learn more about those initiatives. (more
26 January 2018International Summit on Education 2018
On January 11 to 12, 2018 Duoc UC (Chile) organized the Inter-American Conferences on School Leadership and Management, which combines experts and leaders in the formulation and management of initiatives that seek to develop leadership skills in schools and colleges; and the Conferences on Higher Education Management. (more
6 December 2017Mainstreaming Entrepreneurial Skills in TVET: Engaging key global stakeholders
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre and DUOC UC – a UNEVOC Centre in Chile, together with UNESCO’s Youth, Literacy and Skills Development Section, and UNESCO Santiago, are organizing an Experts Consultation Meeting on mainstreaming entrepreneurial skills in TVET. This meeting is underway in Santiago from 5-7 December 2017, with the discussions involving various UNEVOC Centres and other key stakeholders. (more
5 October 2017Capacity Development for Green Champions
Workshop to develop Green Champions in TVET Institutions in West, East and Southern Africa, to be hosted by Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (on invitation only).
17 March 2017Supporting entrepreneurship through self-sufficient schools
The UNESCO-UNEVOC Promising Practices database presents inspiring initiative tackling key-themes in TVET. Fundación Paraguaya not only educates rural and low-income youth, but transforms them into entrepreneurs who can potentially lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Find out more about this innovative practice. (more
1 March 2017Fundación Paraguaya’s Self-Sufficient Schools
Under Fundación Paraguaya's the Self-Sufficient Schools model, students learn the skills, knowledge and attitudes to become entrepreneurs and they also apply what they learn in a real-life context.The incomes generated in this way go towards school operating costs, thus enabling the schools to become self-sustaining. (more
1 March 2017Elements that motivate school dropouts In CONALEP 2016
This study investigates the motivation for dropping out of school. Recommendations and suggestions are generated that help to reduce school dropout rates in the CONALEP System. http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/network/up/Abandono_Escolar_2016.pdf (Spanish) (more
31 January 2017Laboratoria, code that transforms
In Peru, a web development company became aware of the lack of female software developers in the country and decided to set up a six-month training course for disadvantaged women. Graduates find employment and see their income sensibly improving. (more
31 August 2016CONALEP in Mexico publishes studies
The National College of Technical Professional Education (CONALEP) in Mexico, UNEVOC Centre since 2015, has published a number of studies which sheds light on the situation and performance of TVET in Mexico. All reports are in Spanish.
5 April 2016Workshop for TVET institutions
The Technical Secretary of the National Qualifications and Vocational Training System in Ecuador has started offering workshops to TVET institutions with the aim of providing information on how to register programmes. The workshops also give an introduction to a procedure related to the Recognition of Personnel Certification Bodies. (more
30 March 2016Registration for TVET institutions begins!
As of 22 March, SETEC has made available a web application that enables TVET institution to take part in a registration process, with the aim of obtaining information regarding TVET offers, location of TVET institutions, type of TVET programs offered and areas where TVET programs are focused on. (more
3 December 2015UNESCO-UNEVOC at the TVET Forum for Latin America in Montevideo, Uruguay
From 23 to 25 November, 2015, an expert meeting in Montevideo, Uruguay, convened 40 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) stakeholders and ministry representatives from Latin American countries to discuss the challenges TVET faces looking towards the implementation of the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the period 2015-2030. (more
18 August 2015WorldSkills competition and conference in São Paulo
More than 1500 people from over 70 countries met in São Paulo, Brazil, from the 11 to 16 August for the WorldSkills competition and conference. UNESCO-UNEVOC contributed to a very stimulating programme which showcased the next generation of youth skills. (more
30 July 2015UNESCO and UNEVOC participate in WorldSkills São Paulo
From 11-16 August 2015 the WorldSkills competition takes place in Brazil. Running in parallel to the competition a Conference programme brings together leaders in the field of TVET to discuss current global skills issues. (more
18 September 2013 Education That Pays For Itself 2013
From 22 to 24 October 2013, the San Francisco Agricultural School Paraguay, which is run by Fundación Paraguaya, will host the 7th Education That Pays For Itself 2013 conference with the theme “Linking Education, Employability and Enterprise in Cerrito, Paraguay. (more
1 January 1970Chile Joven - Reducing Youth Unemployment through short-term training programmes in Latin America
This Promising Practice describes a programme in Chile targeted at the young, low-income, poorly educated population (hence why the name Joven – ‘young’ is used in countries such as Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay and the Dominican Republic). In most cases, the programmes introduce targeting tools or eligibility criteria that limit service provision to the more disadvantaged youth, including age, being unemployed or underemployed, and not being enrolled in the formal school system. (more