NSSA presents national level skill certificates

Skilled workers and technicians conduct training at the Construction Ministry’s Central Training School (Thuwunna), Yangon. Photo: MNA
Skilled workers and technicians conduct training at the Construction Ministry’s Central Training School (Thuwunna), Yangon. Photo: MNA

National Skills Standard Authority (NSSA) of Ministry for Labour, Immigration and Population presented national level skill certificates to over 660 workers in Yangon yesterday .
During the event held at the Central Training School(Thuwunna), Union Minister U Thein Swe and officials presented certificates to 639 skilled workers remaining among the skilled workers who have achieved skilled workers certificates for 14 skill types in Lower Myanmar Assessment Center under the 5,000 skilled workers assessment program, certificate of recognition as assessment center to six assessment centers and assessor certificate to 27 assessors.
From April to September 2018, 1,500 skilled workers were planned to be assessed for national skill level (1) and (2) for 19 skill types and up to August, 1,651 were assessed out of which 1,486 passed achieving a success rate of 90 percent and assessing more than the 1,500 planned said Union Minister U Thein Swe in his address at the event.
In order to cooperate in regional skill and technical levels, NSSA sent skilled workers and youth experts to compete in the ASEAN Skills Competition held in Thailand from 27 August to 4 September and achieved Medallion for Excellent award in Restaurant Service of Hotel related skill.
Myanmar workers seen to compete by putting in much effort and this should be continued said the Union Minister.
The Union Minister urged the skilled workers who had achieved skill level (1) to strive towards achieving skill level (2), (3) and (4).
“Through raising your skill level, you can work not only in the country but abroad as well with the certificates creating more job opportunities,” said the Union Minister.
Certified skilled workers are to use their skills in raising the productivity of the country and must strive toward achieving skill level (4), compete and achieve awards in regional skill competitions and raise the image of the country said the Union Minister.— MNAL 2000

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