Mongolia-Germany project launched for welders

2019-12-09 16:42:01

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On December 6, a new project kicked off to introduce ISO 9606 standards, a series of international standards for welder qualification on different materials, to the training of welders in Mongolia’s vocational education industry.

The project ‘Developing internationally-recognized vocational education and training for welders’ will be co-implemented by the Mongolian Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, Hasu megawatt LLC, Schachtbau Nordhausen GmbH, and German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH under the program set up by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to support public-private partnerships.

In his remarks at the launching ceremony of the project, State Secretary of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection G.Unurbayar thanked Germany for its contribution to the development of Mongolia’s vocational education and training industry and underlined the project will open up opportunities to improve the quality and accreditation and certification systems of welding education and training and meet the high demand for skilled welders in the labor market.

Under the project, welders will be able to receive ISO 9606 certificates, welding training facilities of the German-Mongolian Vocational Training Center of Hasu Megawatt and technological school of the Erdenet enterprise will be  refurbished, and an international standard assessment system will be jointly developed by Mongolian Material Science and Welding Society, Assessment, information, and methodology center for Vocational Education and Training, and the German Welding Society.