[VOV2] – Mr. Vu Trung Hieu, Rector of Hai Duong Vocational College, said that the current demand for skilled human resources is very large. Even, students and graduates of vocational schools only need to apply for jobs.
Talking to VOV2 reporter (VOV), Mr. Vu Trung Hieu, Rector of Hai Duong Vocational College said that due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, in the past two years, the enrollment of vocational schools has encountered many problems. difficult. The outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic, followed by the implementation of social distancing directives in the years 2020-2021, made many students not want to go to vocational training.
In addition, Mr. Hieu also assessed that the enrollment of vocational education institutions in general is facing great challenges from university enrollment. Over the years, the scale, only university enrollment is constantly increasing along with the diversification of enrollment methods, making university admission easier and easier.
“Most students today still have the mentality of wanting to go to university, making it difficult for career orientation and enrollment at vocational schools,” said Mr. Hieu.
Mr. Vu Trung Hieu, Rector of Hai Duong Vocational College
However, in this year’s admission season for Vocational Colleges and Intermediate Vocational Colleges, Mr. Vu Trung Hieu commented that, in the spirit of “flexible adaptation – breakthrough growth”, the enrollment of vocational schools in general and colleges in general and colleges. Hai Duong profession in particular has positive signs. The organization of consulting activities, direct enrollment at the middle and high schools has advantages; the recovery of the economy-society increased demand for vocational training.
Specifically, in the academic year 2022-2023, Hai Duong Vocational College enrolls 750 students for both college and intermediate level with 8 training majors: Mechatronics; Industrial electricity; Industrial electronics; Metal cutting; Welding technology; Information technology; Fashion apparel; Operation and repair of refrigeration equipment.
Mr. Vu Trung Hieu, Rector of Hai Duong Vocational College said that there are many industrial parks in Hai Duong province as well as neighboring localities. In particular, after more than 2 years of being affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, businesses are entering the recovery phase, so they are very “thirst” for human resources, especially skilled workers.
“I’m afraid there are no students or graduates of vocational schools, but how many businesses employ them immediately with a satisfactory salary, at least 8 million VND/month or more. Students only need to submit an application to have a job,” said Mr. Hieu.
Students of Hai Duong Vocational College learn to practice on modern equipment
In the context that 12th graders in high school are facing a crossroads in career choice, Mr. Hieu assessed, many students are having fluctuations in choosing a job or going to university. Most students still want to have a university degree, but the good news is that many students have a realistic view when choosing vocational training to get a job right away.
“Currently, the school’s majors such as industrial electricity, industrial electronics, metal cutting, information technology… the enrollment is quite favorable. We only wonder that the current welding technology industry has a very high social demand, an attractive salary, but not many students are interested. This is an issue that Hai Duong Vocational College will have to pay attention to in propaganda to attract students to study this major and meet the needs of society,” said Mr. Vu Trung Hieu.