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National Institute of Employment and Professional Formation
Instituto Nacional de Empleo y Formación Profesional (INEFOP)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2013

INEFOP is the National Institute for Employment and Professional Training, created by Law No. 18,406 of October 24, 2008 as a non-state public person.

In addition to training, INEFOP offers: job orientation, technical assistance for companies and entrepreneurs, and certification of skills, among others.


Mission

To be the benchmark institution for workers, employers and the Executive in the implementation of public policies for Employment and Vocational Training of the private sector, actively promoting the National System of Qualifications and acting through an extensive network of institutional linkages.


Objectives

The objective of the National Employment Institute is to act in the field of employment and vocational training in the private sector. It must apply a systematic view of the phenomenon of employment and work, especially emphasizing the interests of employers and workers, as well as sections of the population more vulnerable to unemployment.


Regular tasks

- Advising the Executive on employment policies, training and vocational training, aimed at the generation, maintenance and improvement of employment, in order to promote decent work that is full, productive and freely chosen

Creating Departmental Tripartite Committees of Employment and Vocational Training.

- Creating Sectoral Committees of Employment and Vocational Training.

- Designing and managing training programs. Promote the creation and participate in designing a knowledge certification system and accreditation of job skills.

- Promoting training and standardization of skills in the context of collective negotiation.

- Cooperating and provide credit support and technical monitoring of productive enterprises initiatives generating decent employment.

- Investigate the situation of the labor market, to disseminate the results and contribute to effective career counseling.



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Contact

Instituto Nacional de Empleo y Formación Profesional (INEFOP)
Misiones 1352
11000 Montevideo
Uruguay

http://www.inefop.org.uy/

local time now: ~12:29 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Pablo Darscht
Director General



UNEVOC Coordinator
Santiago Hermida

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News

10 January 2014
National Institute of Employment and Professional Formation, Uruguay, joins the UNEVOC Network
In December 2013, the National Institute of Employment and Professional Formation (INEFOP), Uruguay, joined the UNEVOC Network. INEFOP acts in the field of employment and vocational training in the private sector.
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