(Based on Decision No. 548/QĐ-TCDN dated 12 September 2013, stipulates the functions, duties, scope of power and organizational structure of the Department of Formal Vocational Training)
Department of Formal Vocational Training is an unit of General Directorate of Vocational Training, its function is to assist Director General in performing state function of managing formal vocational training by three levels (vocational primary, vocational secondary, vocational college).
IV. Duties and scope of power
1- Develop, submit to the body of authority legal documents directly related to the contents of formal vocational training by levels for issuance, including:
a) List of trained professions at the levels
b) Regulation on developing, assessing the program on qualification framework of vocational secondary level, program on qualification framework of vocational college level by each profession. Provide guidance on building, assessing vocational training program, vocational training curriculum, set of graduation exams for particularly-focused professions at national level. Guide, inspect vocational training institutions in developing, issuing and implementing vocational training programs; develop vocational training program for primary level;
c) Regulation on composing, selecting, assessing, approving and using vocational training curriculum; application of foreign vocational training programs;
d) Regulation on enrollment in vocational training at vocational primary level, vocational secondary level and vocational college level;
đ) Regulation on examination, inspection, recognition of graduation at vocational primary level, vocational secondary level, vocational college level;
e) Regulation on type of vocational degree, certificate; regulation on management of degrees at vocational college level, vocational secondary level, certificate at vocational primary level;
g) Regulation on linkage for formal vocational training within and outside the country; regulation on education transfer between vocational training levels.
2- Lead, coordinate with related agencies, organizations to build, adjust, supplement trained professions portfolio by levels.
3- Lead, coordinate with related agencies, organizations to build, adjust, assess framework program, framework for program of vocational college-level qualification, program on qualification framework of vocational secondary level by each profession; program on common subjects in vocational college level and vocational secondary level. Guide, inspect the developing, composing of vocational curriculum in vocational training institutions.
4- Guide, inspect vocational training institutions in activities of enrollment at vocational primary level, vocational secondary level, vocational college level; synthesize reports of vocational training enrollment nationwide.
5- Guide, inspect organizing of training, examination, test and recognition of graduation by training levels; issuance of vocational primary level certificate, vocational secondary degree, vocational college degree in Vietnam. Inspect issuance of degree, certificate by foreign-owned vocational training institutions operating in Vietnam.
6- Inspect, guide education transfer in vocational training
7- Guide, inspect the linkage for formal vocational training at vocational training institutions
8- Direct, guide the transfer of programs, curriculums, training documents of professions at ASEAN, global level and organize training of particularly-focused professions at national, ASEAN, global level.
9- Perform international cooperation assigned by General Directorate of Vocational Training.
10- Perform other duties assigned by Director General.
V. Organizational structure of Department of Formal Vocational Training:
Department of Formal Vocational Training has Director, no more than 03 Deputy Directors and other officials.