YOLDER talked about lifelong learning: The first of the seminars organized within the scope of the vocational training project called “Rail Welders Certification” supported by the European Union within the scope of the Supporting Lifelong Learning in Turkey-II Grant Program of the Railway Construction and Operating Personnel Solidarity and Assistance Association (YOLDER) It was held in TCDD 18rd Regional Directorate Culture and Art Center on April Tuesday. Accepted to the grant program carried out by the Human Resources Development Operational Program of the European Union and Financial Assistance Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security and entitled to receive a grant of 3 Euros. kazanTCDD managers, employees in the field of rail systems, students and newly graduated unemployed youth showed interest in the introductory seminar of the project. Under the coordination of YOLDER, with the cooperation of Erzincan University Refahiye Vocational School and TCDD Ankara Training Center Directorate, rail welders, who are of great importance in terms of safety in the field of railway infrastructure, will be trained in accordance with professional qualifications and certified by authorized certification bodies. Within the scope of the project, which also aims to spread the awareness of lifelong learning, seminars to be held in 8 different cities will ensure that the project and the concept of lifelong learning are delivered to wider audiences. When the project is completed, employment studies will also be carried out for Turkey's first certified rail welders.
Entitlement to grant support during the call for proposals kazanTCDD 3rd Region Deputy Director Nizamettin Çiçek, TCDD 3rd Region Human Resources Assistant Manager Ümit Sezer Mocan, Railway Vocational School Alumni Association (DEMOK) İzmir Branch President Habil Emir. , YOLDER Chairman of the Board Özden Polat, Member of the Board Ferhat Demirci, 31st Road Maintenance and Repair Directorate Representative Engin Gür, Project Coordinator Özgür İtarcı, vocational high school students and graduates and TCDD employees. Making the opening speech of the İzmir Seminar, which is the principle of Project Introduction and Lifelong Learning Seminars, YOLDER Chairman of the Board Özden Polat talked about the employment process of the project, which was implemented within the scope of supporting lifelong learning, as well as the Aluminothermite Rail Welder courses to be organized for employment and the certification exam processes to be held at the end of the course. informed the participants.
“Qualified manpower should be our top priority”
Deputy Director of TCDD 3.Region Nizamettin Çiçek stated that he thanked all parties, especially YOLDER, who contributed to the project in his speech and said, “After a long time in our country, the country continues to take important steps in the field of railway. On the one hand, while major investments and renovations are being made in the railway sector, efforts are continuing to increase efficiency and quality. One of the most important factors that will contribute to this great development is qualified manpower. In this context, the Rail Welders Project is a very important step for the vocational training of railway workers and students. ”
En The fastest progress in the field of professional development on railways ”
Ümit Sezer Mocan, Deputy Director of Human Resources of the TCDD 3rd Regional Directorate, drew attention to the importance of investing in people and said: “TCDD has turned its face first to the outside and finally to the world in recent years. Our collaborations with many institutions have implemented and continue to implement projects supported by EU and other funding sources. This gives us project-based thinking skills and an innovative perspective. kazannagged. We can proudly say that railways are the fastest growing sector in our country in terms of professional development. The formation of national qualifications of 18 professions in the field of railway in the transportation and transportation profession tree of the Vocational Qualifications Authority was realized with our support. I think that we will move forward even faster in terms of realizing vocational qualifications with exemplary studies such as the Rail Welders Certification Project. Therefore, I would like to thank YOLDER for its entrepreneurial behavior. I believe that the project will bring beneficial results to our industry, our institution and the whole country.”
Lifelong learning from cradle to grave
The Project Coordinator Özgür İtarcı made a presentation about the concept of lifelong learning, which is the starting point of the Ray Welders Certified Project, and said that the most important tool for reaching qualified manpower in all areas of life is to adopt the concept of life learning. Stating that the information seminars on lifelong learning will continue in İzmir, Erzincan, Sivas, Ankara, İstanbul, Eskişehir, Gaziantep and Malatya, İtarcı stated that when the project was completed, it was one of the most important goals of reaching at least 300 for the importance of lifelong learning. he.