Mission of NCVETD

Mission of NCVETD is to increase efficiency of preliminary (artisan) and vocational education and training, including adult education system reforms, to foster its development, international integration, international recognition of awarded certificates and qualifications in the Republic of Armenia.



  1. NCVETD supports developing VET strategy and policy, medium- and long-term development programs and action plans for the development of VET system, organizing and implementing analyses of VET system; participates in the rationalization of VET system, including developing proposals concerning their creation, reorganization, liquidation, allocation and revision of activities.
  2. It insures communication between VET system and the labour market, promoting the consideration of labour market trends and needs in VET development programs, involvement of involvement representatives of industries into VET, increasing opportunities of students to gain practical inside on industries.
  3. It supports in developing National Qualifications Framework compatible with the European framework of qualifications, its implementation and continuous modernization.
  4. It organizes and carries out the development and continuous updating of qualification (educational) standards, provides professional expertise, advice.
  5. It organizes scientific and sociological research in VET system, investigates and localizes international experience in the VET sector.
  6. It supports the development and introduction of system of credit accumulation and transfer in the Republic of Armenia.



Training on ”Mechanisms for implementing credit system in VET”

Athree –day training was organized in National Center for VET Development on ‘’Mechanisms of implementation of credit system in VET’’. Credit system as a piloting project will be implemented in four VET schools beginning from upcoming academic year. The aim of the training was to present the mechanisms for developing and implementation of the credit [...]


Order on Credit System For VET Institutions Was Approved By the Minister of MoES


“Bread in Mountains” Ceremonial Festival, 2014

Like every year, on the 12th of June, 2014 a ceremonial festival with the headline “Bread in Mountains” was organized which was dedicated to the Day of Cooks. The festival took place with the initiative of Sedrak Mamulyan, the president of the NGO “Progress and Preservation of Armenian cuisine traditions” and the director and chief [...]