Training center facility inspection visit and training content investigation in Vietnam
<Dispatch of Experts>
Under the instruction and financial support of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ) visited the headquarters of the Center of Supporting and Enterprise Development (CSED), the organization responsible for administering the Training Center used for training Vietnamese qualified energy managers, on September 5, 2018. During the visit, in order to utilize the Training Center for implementing practical training under the ASEAN JAPAN Energy Efficiency Partnership (AJEEP) Scheme 2 Qualified Energy Manager Training Project, ECCJ investigated the facility details and training contents, and held discussions on receiving permission for its use.
(1) ECCJ gave an explanation on the outline of the AJEEP Scheme 2, and achieved the goal of receiving approval from CSED for using the Training Center.
(2) Detailed examinations are to be continued regarding the curriculum, training materials, training expenses, and agreement contents
(3) The results of this meeting are to be reported to the Vietnamese General Directorate of Energy and the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE). After gaining their approval, ECCJ will start the practical use from FY2019.
Meeting held at the CSED headquarters
ECCJ dispatched experts to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam to realize the utilization of the Vietnam Training Center in the AJEEP Scheme 2 Qualified Energy Manager Training Project by giving an explanation on its outline to obtain permission to utilize the facilities and examining the training details and textbook contents.
(1) ECCJ gave explanations of the Scheme 2 activities, and obtained the goal of receiving agreement from CSED to utilize the Training Center. By using this training center together with the currently utilized Thai Training Center, the number of training opportunities for trainees will be increased, and positioning it as an ASEAN human resource training center base will allow its utilization in a sustainable ASEAN Qualified Energy Manager Training Project going forward.
(2) In the current situation, because the curriculum and teaching materials are basically written in Vietnamese, ECCJ will start and continue to conduct detailed investigations including the translation to English versions for use by trainees from other ASEAN countries.
(3) The results of this meeting are to be reported to the Vietnamese General Directorate of Energy and the ACE, and investigations will be continued into matters including the agreement methods and training expenses with the aim to start activities in FY2019.