Vocational Institute Affairs

 

 

 

Vocational Institutes Affairs was established in 2005 in the framework of the Ministry's restructuring. It is concerned with supervising the private training institutions to evaluate the training service and to verify the level of its performance and to examine and license its training programs, audit and inspection through field visits.


It encourages investment in the training and human resources development sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain at the local, regional and international levels, through the implementation of programs and initiatives that contribute to the provision of labour market needs of programs to qualify and train workers and job seekers and the Kingdom of Bahrain qualifies to strengthen its position as a regional center for training and human resources development.


Tasks and Services:

 

  1. Supervising the implementation of tasks and work to develop its objectives commensurate with the development of society and meet its needs related to the labour market and comprehensive training development.
  2. Proposing the amendments to the legislation and regulations pertaining to the investment process in the training sector.
  3. Encouraging the investment in training, so as to create institutions capable of meeting the needs of the labour market and training job-seekers and workers to qualify resources and train human resources.
  4. Facilitating private training institutions, in order to practice their training activities in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  5. Improving the quality of training in private training institutions.
  6. Protecting individuals and institutions benefiting from training programs from manipulating the quality and prices of training programs.
  7. Developing the training sector in alignment with the needs of the labour market.
  8. Conducting studies, statistics and research on special training, and explaining the methods and ways that enable the use of the results of this research in the development of work.
  9. Developing promotional and marketing plans, in order to distinguish regional and international training institutions to establish private training institutions in the Kingdom.

 

View a summary of the most important work of the Department of Vocational Institutes Affairs

List of licensed training institutions

 



Issuing training licenses:

 

It is the competent authority to issue the licenses that allow investors to establish private training institutions for exercising the training activity in accordance with Decree Law No. 25 of 1998 on educational and training institutions and the Law No. 17 of 2007 on vocational training and ministerial decisions to active this law, as it is responsible for granting the licenses for business owners to establish centers and vocational training institutes to train their workers.

 

 

Form (A-1) Application for Licensing a Private Training Institution   

Form No. (A-3) Application for accreditation of authorized signatories to the transactions of the private training institution   
Form No. (A-4) of Recruitment of the Manager in Charge of the private training institution   
Form No. (A-5) Application for changing the name of the training institution or the name of the legal entity    
Form No. (A-6) Application for changing the headquarters of the private training institution   
  Form No. (A-7) Application for Transfer of Ownership of Private Training Institution License   
Form No. (A-8) Application for Renewal of Private Training Institution License   
Form No. (A-9) Application for Cancellation of License   
Form No. (A-10) Application for adding a training field   
Form No. (B-1) Updating data for private training institutions   
Form No. (B-2) Grievance Trainee   




Evaluation and Inspection:


It undertakes the tasks of inspecting and licensing training programs and training body for these institutions, inspecting and auditing the licensed training institutions to ensure the exercise of their training activities in accordance with established procedures, as well as conducting periodic inspection of training institutions to ensure the quality of the training services provided.


Forms:

 

 

Program License Form   
Program Modification Form   
Trainer License Application Form   
Certificate Form   
Trainer Form   


Promotion and information:

 

It is the competent authority to issue monthly and periodic statistics and reports, in addition to analyzing the annual and financial reports of private training institutions, which carries out specialized programs aimed at graduating trainees who meet the needs of the Labour market, as well as the working department on the implementation of specialized seminars and educational workshops in vocational training systems and areas for the Ministry's employees and private training institutions.
 

Forms:

Data Update Form for Private Training Institutions   
Trainee Grievance Form   


 

Steps to open a private training institution:
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Instructions and steps for opening a private training institution   
Licensing procedures booklet for opening a private training institution   
Form of establishing a private training institution   
Folded/ brochure the results of the annual analysis 2015   
Folded/ Brochure the results of the annual analysis 2016   
Folded/ Brochure rate of the results of the annual analysis 2017   


 

Statistical Reports:


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Annual Report Analysis 2013   
Analysis of Annual Reports 2014   
Summary of Annual Reports 2008-2014   
Statistical Handbook of Private Training Institute Activities for (2008-2016)