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National Training Service of Industrial Work
Servicio Nacional de Adiestramiento en Trabajo Industrial (SENATI)

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 2019

SENATI is an institution created by the National Society of Industries of Peru, to provide 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 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 99,000 students across 77 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 at 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, with 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 the diploma certification takes 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 Center.

Besides, 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 services, 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 and Professional Education
  • Search the excellence in the Management of the Professional Education and Vocational Training Service.
  • 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

Regular tasks


  • 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 the 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 invest in updating equipment, laboratories, and technological classrooms to offer a professional, modern and updated technical training by following the demand of the Peruvian productive sector.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
Primary focus
Developing and building capacities
Primary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
  Secondary focus
Policy makers
  Secondary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
  Interested to contribute
Migration     Not interested
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
Equity of access in TVET
   Interested to learn
Gender equality in TVET
   Interested to learn
Fostering entrepreneurship
   Interested to learn
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
   Interested to learn

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
Highly interested
Knowledge development
Highly interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
Highly interested


Servicio Nacional de Adiestramiento en Trabajo Industrial (SENATI)
Av. Alfredo Mendiola 3520, Independencia


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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Carlos Hernandez Mendocilla
SENATI Development Manager

UNEVOC Coordinator
Nadia Moreno
International Cooperation Specialist

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3 December 2021
International Forum on Higher Education 4.0: Technology and Innovation
SENATI, Peru hosted an International Forum on Higher Education 4.0: Technology and Innovation in order to examine how teaching methods have evolved, share relevant TVET initiatives and showcase various forms of learning increasingly supported by technologies. Access the recording in Spanish.
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