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Women make up 32% of VTC’s graduates

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AMMAN — Around 420,000 Jordanian men and women had graduated from the Vocational Training Corporation since its inception in 1976, with women making up about 32 percent of the total number of graduates, the corporation’s 2021 annual report stated, as reported by local media outlets.اضافة اعلان

The VTC, which has a capacity of 10,000 students annually, offers training in 120 professional fields that can be taught and were approved by the Professional and Technical Skills Development Authority.

The VTC has 36 training institutes providing services to men and women across the Kingdom, including 348 training workshops.

The corporation has developed training workshops to keep pace with technology, modern techniques, and the labor market’s needs, in addition to developing a set of programs that are in line with technological development and future specializations.

About 1940 male and female trainees out of a total of 8500 trainees who were enrolled in the corporation in the training year 2022/2021, are holders of university degrees and diplomas, according to the VTC.

 The corporation envisions that empowering the youth is among the national priorities on its agendas, as it is also keen to provide its services to all segments of society across Kingdom through partnership with the private sector, local community institutions, and international organizations, leading to mitigating unemployment and providing training that ends with employment.

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