Documentation requirement for 40 more professions

Fulfill the task of ensuring harmony between education and employment. Professional Qualifications Authority (MYK)continues to bring standards for professions and documents for employees in order to create qualified human resources.

The Institution, which has the status of certified employees in 143 occupations in the “dangerous” and “very dangerous” classes in the high risk group in terms of occupational accidents, has introduced a document requirement for 40 more occupations with the contribution of your stakeholders. .

Consequently, the professions in the mining and energy sectors, especially; Those who do not have a Vocational Qualification Certificate will not be able to work in 40 occupations, including electrical installers, personnel for disassembling and assembling electricity and natural gas meters, cement production personnel, natural stone marble quarry, and construction workers. underground.

WORK ACCIDENTS REDUCED BY 25 PERCENT WITH DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

The Professional Qualification Requirement, which aims to minimize workplace accidents and ensure efficiency and effectiveness in production, has been implemented since 2015.

According to data from the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services, occupational accidents have decreased by 25 percent in “dangerous” and “very dangerous” occupations, thanks to the requirement of documents.

With the newly added 40 professions, the number of professions in the “dangerous” and “very dangerous” class and with a Certificate of Vocational Competency increased to 183.

1 BILLION LIRA 120 MILLION PAID FOR EXAM AND DOCUMENT

Exam and certification fees are covered by the Unemployment Insurance Fund for documents that do not impose an additional financial burden on employees. In this context, so far a total of 1 billion 120 million 574 thousand TL has been paid for 1 million 200 thousand certified employees.

As of April 2021, VQA has granted Vocational Qualification Certificates to 1 million 575 thousand employees, of which 1 million 366 thousand are in the professions that require certification.

The 40 professions for which the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services has obtained the Certificate of Labor Competence are the following:

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