To date SEZ “Ontustik” enterprises employ 1560 people and taking into account the ongoing projects the number of jobs by 2021 will grow to 3,000 people, thereby increasing the need for qualified personnel in the sphere of light industry.
In order to provide light industry enterprises with highly qualified specialists from November 2019 in SEZ “Ontustik” will start functioning the Center of competence of light industry.
In this regard, a meeting of heads of SEZ enterprises and the management of the “College of light industry and service” of Shymkent city was held.
During the meeting, the sides discussed main activities of the Competence center, the issues of mutual cooperation in training and organization of practical training of students on the basis of existing enterprises of SEZ “Ontustik” as well as the problems of turnover and shortage of qualified personnel were considered.
As a result of the meeting, agreements were reached to expand the list of specialties of the College based on the needs of light industry enterprises. In turn, the heads of enterprises expressed their readiness to provide training facilities, equipment, technologists and transport for students at the time of practical training.
“College of light industry and service” is a basic educational institution for training workers for light industry. In cooperation with the regional Chamber of entrepreneurs College signed the contracts with light industry enterprises of the city for dual training as a result of which the employment of graduates reached 100%.