Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Other Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Skills for Innovation Hubs | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums
Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVET Forum | Virtual Conferences | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Promising & Innovative Practices
Events: Major TVET Events | UNEVOC Network News
UNEVOC Centre (Ministry) since 1995
Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) is a governmental agency responsible for vocational education and training in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
TVTC carries out the Kingdom’s policies of workforce development through the TVT system, which consists of three sectors: technical colleges, secondary institutions and vocational training centres. There are now 35technical colleges, 35 secondary institutions and 65 vocational training centres throughout the Kingdom, in addition to more than 1000 private organizations accredited by TVTC. New training programs were developed and installed simultaneously in respond to the demand of labor market.
Since its inception in year 1980, TVTC explores all possible means available to explore the methods of development in our vocation national curriculum to cohere the rapidly changing demand of national and international labor markets.
Effective contribution to be the economic, social and ecological development by delivering a quality and efficiency – based technical and vocational training to the male and female citizens of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in accordance with the requirements of the labour market, and for the purpose of realizing an international leadership status that assures autonomy and self-sufficiency.
Developing and granting licenses for the technical and vocational training programs, as required by the labour market for both males and females, in terms of quality and quantity; as well as setting up and supervising the rules and regulations governing such quality and efficiency of the related programs. Launching an awareness campaign among the community about the importance the technical and vocational training, as well as opening opportunities for males and females who are interested in training opportunities. Undertake research and projects, in order to, have a good understanding and remain up to date, with both the new technical developments and international trends in the field of technical and vocational training. Participate in the national program that deals with the process of; technology transfer, adoption of technology, providing and supporting technology, supporting the private sector and directing investment towards technical and vocational fields.
Accommodating the largest number of applicants who are interested to join the technical and vocational training in order to participate in the process of realizing the required sustainable development. Qualifying and developing the national workforce in the technical and vocational fields, according to the labour market needs in terms of quantity and quality. Delivering a quality and efficiency –based training programs that qualifies the trainee to find an appropriate job in the labour market. Having the ability to adapt and deal with the challenges and changes successfully, based on research and applied studies. Building strategic partnerships with business sectors, in order to implement technical and vocational programs. Making the community aware of the importance of working in technical and vocational fields, as well as providing the appropriate environment for life long training. Creating a safe and motivating environment for working and training at TVTV institutions. Encouraging investment in private technical and vocational training. Strengthening and integrating relationships with national educational and training institutions. Expanding in the areas of advanced training that support the national plans, as well as participating and developing the process of technology transfer.
Provided vocational and technical training for Saudi men and women based on international occupational standard to meet the need of the labour market.
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Secondary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Primary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Primary focus|
|Private sector||Primary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||Interested to learn|
|Migration||Interested to learn|
|OER and Online Learning||Interested to lead|
|Equity of access in TVET||Interested to lead|
|Gender equality in TVET||Interested to lead|
|Fostering entrepreneurship||Interested to lead|
|Industry 4.0 / Smart production||Interested to contribute|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Highly interested|
|Knowledge development||Highly interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Moderately interested|
|Within my cluster||Moderately interested|
|With Africa||Moderately interested|
|With the Arab States||Highly interested|
|With Asia and the Pacific||Moderately interested|
|With Europe, CIS and North America||Highly interested|
|With Latin America and the Caribbean||Moderately interested|