October 20, 2017

Myanmar Skills Competition aims to turn out qualified workers

Matters relating to organizing Myanmar Skills Competition being discussed. Photo: Myint Maung Soe
Matters relating to organizing Myanmar Skills Competition being discussed. Photo: Myint Maung Soe

THE National Skill Standards Authority will organise its first-ever Myanmar Skills Competition next month in Yangon, announced an official from the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security.
“The major purpose of the tournament is to disseminate knowledge on competencies, technologies and livelihoods of workers among people and to keep abreast of international standards,” said U Kyaw Kyaw Lwin, director of Myanada Training.
He continued: “It also aims to turn out qualified workers in the country and select outstanding youths to compete in the 11th ASEAN Skills Competition, which will be held in Malaysia this year.”
The local contest is scheduled to run from 14 to 20 March at the Thuwunna Central Training Centre in Thingangyun Township, Yangon.
The competition will cover 12 categories, including cooking, installation of electrical equipment, air-con services, food catering services and welding.
Hopeful contestants can obtain free application forms from the NSSA at No. 298 Myananda Street, Ward 13, Yankin Township. They may also send requests for application forms to [email protected] Interested participants must send their application forms to the office not later than 29 February, an organiser said.

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