Training & Manpower Development

 

 

The Training and Manpower Development Department was established by Royal Decree No. (65) of 2015 reorganizing the Ministry of Labour and Social Development, and due to the restructuring of the administration and the creation of new departments, it has not stopped giving it. Rather, it was keen, through its vision and mission, to advance the training process and advance the wheel of human resources as a basic pillar and to enhance and develop the capabilities of national cadres, to be qualified cadres capable of competition and sustainability and to make Bahraini citizens the best choice.

It has consistently supported these cadres and qualifies them to advance in the professional field, while ensuring the activation and implementation of policies and decisions related to training, in line with the requirements and actual needs of the labour market. It has been able to do this in cooperation with the Labour Fund (Tamkeen), in addition to developing infrastructure projects for vocational and technical training in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The following summarizes the most important tasks and responsibilities of the administration departments.

Current Administrative Structure:

           - Job Seekers Training Section  
           - Companies Training Programs Evaluation Section
           - Training Programs Planning Section


Job-seeker Training Department:

 

 

The department seeks to train or rehabilitate job-seekers who are registered with the Ministry from high school and university graduates and dropouts, as well as, those from various scientific and academic fields, to meet the needs of the labour market as a qualified and trained workforce and to replace the expatriate migrant labour workers in various technical and supervisory levels through the implementation of different projects and training programs.


Conditions of admission to register for training programs:

To accept enrollment in any of the training programs implemented by the Ministry in cooperation with the Labor Fund (Tamkeen), certain conditions are determined according to each training program and according to the qualifications of the job seeker, but there are common requirements for all training programs, including:
  

  1. The applicant must be a Bahraini national.  
  2. To be registered in one of the governorates employment centres or the Ministry's employment services office as a job-seeker
  3. The applicant must not be less than 16 years of age.
  4. The file must not be closed due to employment in the Labour Services Office.
  5. The applicant must have the required qualification specified for this program.


Steps to register for the program:

 

Download the required forms to register for the program.

  • Complete the registration form with the attached training programs.
  • Complete the electronic transaction declaration attached to the page
  • Attach a copy of the CPR smart card

Please click on the link for training programs to choose the training program:
 

 

Basic Training Programs

Profissional Training Programs

Send the required attachments to the e-mai:

JST@MLSD.GOV.BH

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Forms

Declaration form for accepting the electronic dealings

Application form for a training course

 

Electronic Assessment for Job Seekers:

Evaluation:


It is one of the important tools that enable you to determine your correct career path, as it is an international assessment based on specific criteria developed by experts and specialists in the areas of psychological, behavioral and professional analysis. Moreover, this evaluation is not intended to achieve success or failure. Rather, it is a group of vital activities through which professionals can learn about your desires, inclinations, preparations and abilities. Therefore, business owners in most countries of the world trust and rely heavily on the results of these assessments.


Evaluation Objectives:

  • Learn about your personal and professional preferences, desires and abilities.
  • The career counselor knows your desires and capabilities correctly, enabling him to help you choose a profession.
  • Determine the strengths you have in order to highlight and benefit from them in the job search process.
  • Help you identify the skills that need some development and reinforcement.

 For e-evaluation please visit the link:

 

(for the english version) Click here to (START)
(for the arabic version) Click here to (START)
For inquiries, please call:  17873866 - 17873872 - 17873873 - 17873871


Institutional Training Programs Evaluation Section:   

Training with employment guarantee (Thaman):

A program for employing a number of job seekers in private sector institutions, so that the training institutes and centres provide them with jobs under the supervision of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development, as well as training them in training programs related to those jobs, as it includes training on the theoretical and practical side and on-the-job training in some programs that require this. Once the training program is completed the job seeker will obtain a professional certificate.
 

Conditions for joining the programs:

  1. The applicant must be a Bahraini.
  2. He/ She should be of good conduct and behavior.
  3. The applicant must pass the admission and interview examination at the institute / training centre to implement the mentioned program.
  4. He/ She should be registered with the employment services office in the ministry as a job seeker or one of the employment centres in the governorates.
  5. The applicant must have the required qualification identified for this program.
  6. He/ she should be registered with the Employment Services Office in the Ministry as a job seeker or one of the employment centres in the various governorates.
  7. The applicant must have the required qualification identified for this program.
  8. He/she should be selected by the employer.

Program registration steps:-

  • Downloading the required forms to register for the program (3 forms).
  • Complete and submit the form with the required attachments in one PDF file for each researcher separately to the email CTPE@mlsd.gov.bh.   

 

Forms

Declaration form for accepting the electronic dealings

Application form for a job seeker to adhere to the training program

Application form for a training course

e-mail: ctpe@mlsd.gov.bh

 

Apprenticeship Program (Talmadha): 

A vocational training program that includes theoretical and practical training, through which the contract is made between the professional student and the employer, with the intention of learning a trade, profession or industry during a specific period of no less than six months and not more than three years.
 

Conditions for joining the programs:

  1. The applicant must be a Bahraini.
  2. He/ She should be of good conduct and behavior.
  3. The applicant must pass the admission / interview examination at the contracting institution to implement the program.
  4. He /she should be registered in one of the employment centres in the governorates or the employment services office in the ministry as a job seeker.
  5. The applicant must have the required qualification identified for this program.
  6. The applicant should be chosen by the employer.

Program registration steps:-

 

  • Download the appropriate form (for Job Seekers or Private Sector Organizations)
  • Download the registration form for private sector organizations and companies.
  • Fill out the form and send it as an attachment to the email: CTPE@mlsd.gov.bh.  
Forms

Registration form for the apprenticeship (apprenticeship) program for institutions

Registration form for the apprenticeship program (apprenticeship) for job seekers

e-mail: ctpe@mlsd.gov.bh

 

On-The-Job Training (Furas):  

It is a vocational training program on the job related to a profession or a number of professions specified in private sector institutions through contracting between the employer and the job seekers for training periods that may reach a maximum of three years, through this program, grants and training opportunities are provided to Bahraini youth in private sector companies and institutions with the aim of preparing and training Bahraini youth to effectively enter the labour market and entrepreneurship and provide them with expertise and skills in order to be the best choice for employment, this program also encourages business owners and companies to provide training opportunities for job seekers.

 

Conditions for joining the programs:

 

  1. The applicant must be a Bahraini.
  2. He/ she should be of good conduct and behavior.
  3. The applicant must pass the admission / interview examination at the contracting institution to implement the program.
  4. He /she should be registered in one of the employment centres in the governorates or the employment services office in the ministry as a job seeker.
  5. The applicant must have the required qualification identified for this program.
  6. The applicant should be selected by the employer.

 

Program registration steps:-

 

  • Download the registration form for job seekers or the registration form for private sector institutions and companies.
  • Fill out the form and send it as an attachment to the email: CTPE@mlsd.gov.bh.  

 

 

Forms

Registration form on-the-job training (Furas) for institutions

Registration form on-the-job training (Furas) for job seekers

E-Mail: ctpe@mlsd.gov.bh
For inquiries, please call:
173873940 - 17873948 - 17873851 - 17873981 17873849

 

 

Training Programs Planning Section:  

The Training Programs Planning Department is concerned with preparing studies, plans and training projects for job seekers, in a manner appropriate to the needs of the Labour market, and providing the relevant authorities with statistics and information. In addition, it also has a role in coordination with the Training Section for Job Seekers in submitting recommendations to the Labour Fund Authority (Tamkeen) for training programs to be added to the electronic system, in order to meet the need of the Labour Market in various disciplines.

The National Committee for Vocational Counseling and Guidance:  


This committee is concerned with developing the national plan for career guidance and counseling. This plan is presented to the Cabinet for approval. Then, the formation of the committee and determining its terms of reference and how it works must be issued by a decision of the Minister.

The Training Program Planning Section serves as the executive secretarial of the committee. It performs many tasks and follows up on the committee’s affairs, for example (following up on meeting minutes and decisions issued by it). The meetings of the National Committee for Career Guidance and Guidance are organized and coordinated, headed by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labour, and with the membership of representatives of the three production parties (government, employers and workers).
 

   

Competence of the National Committee for Guidance and Counseling:



The committee is responsible for developing strategies and policies related to developing the national plan for career guidance and counseling, supervising its implementation plans, and following up on their implementation after their approval by the Council of Ministers,

  1. Proposing policies to advance vocational guidance and counseling programs and linking them to education and training policies and labour market needs.
  2. Preparing research and studies, in addition to, organizing conferences, seminars, and workshops related to career guidance and counseling.
  3. Establishing mechanisms to implement the national plan for career guidance and counseling, including media events.
  4. Supervising the preparation and distribution of information related to career guidance and counseling.
  5. Coordination between the ministries and relevant bodies regarding the implementation of career guidance and counseling programs.
  6. Supervising the conduct of studies to determine the means of identifying natural and psychological preparations and capabilities to ensure proper orientation of trainees and job seekers to the fields of training and work.
  7. Studying the issues referred to it by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development or any related parties and express an opinion on them.

 

Future projects for the department:

 

1.   Professional Qualifications:  

 

 

A tool for determining the professional level of a particular class that has the knowledge, skills, and competencies required in a particular profession, according to a set of occupational levels descriptors.

An individual is granted a professional level certificate upon passing the professional exam and after completing the training program approved by the awarding body (Ministry of Labour and Social Development) for professional level certificates (professional qualifications). This project came to highlight professional jobs and encourage Bahraini youth to do so.

It is also one of the infrastructure projects for the vocational training system, in cooperation with the Labour Fund (Tamkeen) and a number of partners (Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister).
 

 

2.Qualifying new employees 

 

Qualification of new employees: a program that provides support to business owners to train the new employees, who work for them during a period not exceeding two years from the date of employment. And this support will be for all groups through training programs offered by the Labour Fund (Tamkeen), or designed according to the needs of the institution. Training programs will be determined after the analysis process carried out by specialists in the Department of Training and Manpower Development..

 

3.National Professional Standards:  

 

  

The National Professional Standards Project aims to create a set of national occupational standards, which cover 11 occupational sectors of the labour market, namely the air-conditioning and refrigeration sector, the automotive engineering sector, the civil engineering sector, the electrical and electronic engineering sector, the administrative and banking sector, the hospitality and tourism sector, health and beauty sector, computer and communications sector, mechanical engineering sector, retail Sector and industrial sector.

125 national occupational standards have been prepared in cooperation with the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) and through the labour market, which determines the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to perform a task, or a series of tasks and performance required at the technical level for a particular job.

The project also aims to commercialize professional standards through a set of activities that target each sector, through activities focusing on institutions and private sector companies.
 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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