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Servicio Nacional de Adiestramiento en Trabajo Industrial

National Training Service of Industrial Work

UNEVOC Centre since 2019





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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 110,000 students across 67 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.

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