- Conditions and procedures for issuance, reissuance and revocation of the certificate of eligibility for vocational education; suspension of vocational education accreditation; functions, tasks, responsibilities and entitlements of vocational education accreditation organizations.
- Standards applied to, tasks and entitlements of vocational education accreditors; issuance, reissuance and revocation of the vocational education accreditor card;
- Issuance and revocation of the certificate of conformity with vocational education accreditation standards;
Accordingly, an applicant for the certificate of eligibility for vocational education accreditation may be a domestic organization, enterprise or a foreign one.
However, it is required to meet the conditions specified in Article 4 of this Decree such as: having a stable office for at least 2 years; having at least 10 accreditors, having its own website. For foreign organization, it have engaged in education, vocational education, education accreditation or vocational education accreditation for at least 5 consecutive years.
Accordingly, vocational colleges, vocational secondary schools and career centers are required to conduct the internal assessment of vocational training quality every year.
Internal quality assessment of training programs in nationally, regionally and internationally key vocations, and training programs meeting standards for inspection of vocational training quality shall be also conducted every year.
This Circular takes effect from February 1st, 2018.
Official Letter No. 76510/CT-TTHT - Regarding VAT upon providing training for probationers ( 23-Nov-2017) According to this Official letter, in case a company signs a contract to undertake the authorization to provide training for probationers before their immigration into a foreign country to work, this is not the activity of teaching or occupational training as prescribed by laws and therefore VAT shall not be exempt in this case. In addition, because the training service is performed in Vietnam, it is not considered the exported service and therefore it shall be subject to 10%. read more
For the case the company signs a contract on designation and receipt of foreign probationers, this service is performed in Vietnam; it shall be also subject to 10% VAT as prescribed.
Accordingly, a school (post-secondary school, college, university) shall be allowed to provide bridge program upon meeting the following requirements: Obtaining a certificate of registration for provision of vocational education; The school has introduced bridge program that is designed for the disciplines/branches expected to be included in the bridge program; For the school providing bridge program designed for health discipline, at least 01 (one) full-time course provided for students at intermediate or college level has been completed.
Time and methods of enrolment for and provision of bridge program shall be compliant with Circular No. 05/2017/TT-BLDTBXH dated March 2nd, 2017 (Article 5).
The provision of bridge program shall be compliant with Circular No. 09/2017/TT-BLDTBXH dated March 13th, 2017. Particularly, the provision of in-service bridge program shall be compliant with particular regulations of the Ministry of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (Article 5).
This Circular takes effect from November 5th, 2017.
Accordingly, organizations, individuals that wish to establish vocational training centers or vocational schools, colleges must have the minimum capital (excluding land value) as follows: 05 billion dong (for vocational training centers); 50 billion dong (for vocational schools) and 100 billion dong (for colleges)
In addition, they must have minimum area of land of 1,000 m2 (for vocational training centers); 2,000 m2 (for vocational schools) and 50,000 m2 (for colleges) for construction of facilities
This Decree shall not apply to the establishment, grant of permission for establishment, total division, partial division and dissolution of pedagogical intermediate schools or pedagogical colleges and branches
Requirements and procedures for establishment, total division, partial division and merger of foreign-invested vocational education institutions are prescribed in Section 2 Chapter III Decree No. 48/2015/ND-CP
To abolish Articles 7 and 8 of colleges’ charter issued together with the Circular No. 01/2015/TT-BGDDT dated January 15th, 2015. Chapter II and Article 30 of the vocational intermediate school’s charter issued together with the Circular No. 54/2011/TT-BGDDT dated November 15th, 2011; the regulations on requirements and procedures for establishment, merger, total division, partial division, suspension and dissolution of colleges governed by the Circular No. 14/2009/TT-BGDDT dated May 28th, 2009; Article 1 of Circular No. 43/2011/TT-BGDDT dated October 4th, 2011.
The phrase “phân hiệu (branch)” in clause 3 Article 3 Circular No. 57/2015/TT-BLDTBXH dated December 23rd, 2015 shall be removed
To abolish the regulations on college and university levels; Article 3; point b clause 3 and point b clause 5 Article 6 of Circular No. 08/2011/TT-BGDDT dated February 17th, 2011.