October 13, 2017 Astana
Professional standards in the RK will be developed according to a new methodology
In Astana and Almaty training of new methods of development of professional standards. Training and certification of over 70 developers.
The technique was developed by Ernst & Young within the framework of the project "Development of skills and the stimulation of jobs" implemented by the Ministry of labor and social protection of population of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Up to June 2020 it is planned to develop and approve 550 professional standards.
Earlier in the discussion of the methodology adopted by the representatives of the Ministry of labor and social protection of population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the National chamber of entrepreneurs "Atameken", Association of employers and educational institutions, which had adopted an integrated approach, which describes the structure of the professional standard and the procedure for its development and approval. The development of standards will involve employees of relevant occupations, employers, representatives of educational institutions, industry associations, research organizations and public authorities, and independent experts and consultants, and function co-ordination will undertake these trainings certified developers.
"Professional standards are an integral part of the National qualifications system, which will help the state to achieve such goals as the training of employees, recognition of their formal and informal skills acquired in educational institutions and in various courses and in the workplace. The result of the implementation of professional standards and qualifications system will be the saturation of the labor market demand for personnel," said Nurken Tleuov, the Director of the Department of labor and social partnership, Ministry of labor and social protection of population of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
To the development of professional standards certified developers will start already this year. While the standards are not static – designated organizations will be reviewed and updated at least once every three years. The basis for the mandatory revision and replacement standards will be conditions such as change in the organization, specificity and structure of production, introduction of new technologies, resulting in a change in the content of job functions, competencies and skills.