The Ministry of
Education and Science of Georgia has started registration process for
vocational education programs from August 25. Today, Ketevan Natriashvili, Deputy
Minister of Education became acquainted with the process.
today’s data, up to 5000 applicants have registered throughout Georgia. The
process is under way in information centers of Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Kobuleti,
70 Resource Centers and 33 vocational education institutions.
Registration shall continue till
September 14. Applicants can register in
one or more State education institutions that carry out vocational programs
selected by an applicant. Duration of each vocational program is defined in
compliance with corresponding vocational standard, consequently, programs may
last for minimum 6 months and maximum 2,5 years.
A registered applicant will have an opportunity to acquire up to 100 vocations
in the field of tourism, construction industry, agriculture, IT, services etc
at 19 State vocational and 14 higher education institutions from the new
The staff responsible for the
registration process provides applicants with all necessary information about state
and private vocational education institutions and proposed programs. About 25
private vocational colleges have expressed their desire to join the
After the end of the registration process, an applicant shall have to pass professional
ability test organized by National Examinations Center. The test ensures
transparency and impartiality of the enrollment process, checks skills and
abilities of applicants. Consequently, results of the test do not present an
obstacle for enrollment. Those applicants who will be enrolled as a result of a
contest and pass minimal competency level in testing shall have an opportunity
to get education free of charge in State education institution.