FJS and VETAIMC partners to Develop Certification and Licensing System for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing Technicians
June 5, 2021
FJS and Vocational Education and Training Assessment, Information, Methodology Centre (VETAIMC) partners to Develop Certification and Licensing System for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing Technicians – a project by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology, under the implementation of phase-out management plan of Hydro Chlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) to comply with the obligations under the Montreal Protocol.
Training and certifying servicing technicians are becoming critical to ensure correct techniques during the installation, servicing, handling and decommissioning practices that ensure safety, prevention of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) and greenhouse gases, and energy efficiency of the equipment. As such, licensing is an important mechanism to verify such competence of refrigeration and air- conditioning servicing technicians.
The project comprises of mapping the baseline situation and needs, developing technical documentation which includes proposing changes to occupational standards and programs to meet the needs of Montreal Protocol as well as revising relevant curricula as well as developing the mechanism and standard operation procedures for the licensing system.
Vocational Education and Training, Assessment, Information and Methodology Center (VETAIMC) is a public-private partnership organization in Mongolia, with responsibilities for assessment, verification and certification system for all occupations in TVET, development of the technical, vocational and occupational programs and standards, licensing for TVET institutes and industries and provision of methodology support and guidance to TVET institutions, employers, industries and experts, teachers. It also acts as an entity that bridges employers and training institutions for ensuring the strong link and partnership between them.
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