EBRD-Supporting the Authorization and Accreditation of Gaziantep Vocational Qualification and Certification Centre
|Gaziantep Chamber of Industry|
|Labour and Employment|
|Strategy, Planning and Implementation|
The overall objective of the assignment is to support the expansion of Turkey’s skills qualification and testing centres into refugee-hosting regions and to broaden the scope to cover sectors relevant for the target population.
The assignment aims to:
- Support the GCI Voc-Test Centre to achieve authorization and accreditation for skills verification of 13 professional competences in 17 different levels, as identified by a set of feasibility studies undertaken by the GCI.
- Support the economic integration of Syrians under temporary protection by validating their (largely undocumented) knowledge, skills and competences.
- Increase the employability of host community citizens and Syrians under temporary protection through skills verification.
- Enhance access to skilled workers for local employers at the quality they seek and with certified qualifications in the occupations that are most relevant to the local economy.