A meeting of the National Council on Qualifications and Issues of Developing Professional Standards in the Field of Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking was held in the capital, Kazinform INA correspondent reports.

Berdibek Saparbayev Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the meeting said: “Kazakhstan has never repaired aircrafts or assembled helicopters. This is the achievement of our country. As for the National Council, it was created so that there is a good connection between the market and training.

We all know well that the market complains about the quality of personnel training - they do not meet the requirements that our employers make.”

He reminded that at the last meeting it was agreed to create 38 industry qualifications frameworks and 480 professional standards.

“By now 36 qualifications frameworks and about a hundred standards have already been completed. We must develop professional standards, then, on their basis, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan should develop appropriate curricula, curricula and requirements for these specialties, ” - the speaker emphasized.

The event was also attended by the president of the Center for Human Resources Development Tamara Duysenova, vice minister of industry and infrastructure development Amaniyaz Yerzhanov, representatives of the Union of Mechanical Engineers of Kazakhstan, educational institutions of the republic, JSC Alageum Group and Ernst & Young.

The meeting addressed issues of improving the quality of education, including dual, and on the work being carried out as a part of improving the quality of the labor resources of the group of companies Alageum Group JSC.

Summing up the meeting, Berdibek Saparbayev instructed the developers of professional standards to exclude duplication of professions in the developed professional standards, by November 8th of this year and to provide ready-made professional standards, discussed and agreed with employers and educational institutions of the industry, for examination by Ernst & Young, before being submitted to the industry commission for consideration of a state body.

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