Project Title: TİAD Voc-Test Center

Project Duration: 24 months

Start Date: 22 March 2011

Funding Authority: Republic of Turkey Ministry of Treasury and Finance Central Finance and Contracts Unit

Topic:  VOC-TEST Centres Grant Scheme

Type of Instrument:

Status: Closed


Project Objectives

The overall objective of the project is:

Testing and certifying the required and sufficient knowledge, skills, attitude, manner and competence of persons who had vocational and technical education and training in the “Repair and installation of machinery and equipment” field under National Qualifications System (NQS) and in line with European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and  contributing to their employment as qualified personnel. The specific objectives of the project are;

  • Development of the national occupational standards under 3 occupations in the field of repair and installation of machine tools and development of vocational qualifications in line with European Qualifications Framework (EQF);
  • Setting of a theoretical and practical test system in line with the National Qualifications System (NQS) and a sustainable certification system on the basis of developed occupational standards and vocational qualifications.


Project Consortium

Participant organisation name Country                     
Machine Tools Industrialists and Businessmen Association (TİAD) Turkey
Stichting Kenteq KBB (Centre of Expertise on VET and the Labour Market) Netherlands
Turkish Republic Ministry of Trade and Industry Turkey
Occupational Technical Training Development Center – METGEM Turkey
National Institute of Research-Development for Machines and Installations Designed to Agriculture and Food Industry – INMA Romania



Consulted TIAD to apply for the project and Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, coordinated the project.

For more info:

Telephone: +90 212 2232101















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