Chapter III Implementation of Vocational Training
Section 1 Rudimentary Training
Rudimentary training is a systematical pre-employment training provided for the nationals who are fifteen years of age and above or have completed the junior high school education.
Rudimentary training shall be provided by vocational training institutions, unless there are different provisions applied in the Act.
The rudimentary training of job categories publicly announced by the Central Competent Authority shall be provided in accordance with the training courses, number of hours and required equipments prescribed by the Central Competent Authority.
The agencies (institutions), schools, organizations or business entities providing training shall issue training certificate to persons who have completed the rudimentary training and passed the test.
Section 2 Apprentice Training
Apprentice training is the training provided by business entities enterprises to the nationals who are fifteen years of age and above or have completed the junior high school education for the purpose of developing their skilled manpower at the basic level.
The Central Competent Authority shall prescribe and publicly announce the job categories and criteria of apprentice training.
When providing apprentice training, the business entity shall design a training plan in advance and sign a written contract with apprentices in accordance with related statutes and regulations.
The competent authority shall provide guidance and technical assistance to business entities of providing apprentice training.
The business entities shall issue training certificate to persons who have completed the apprentice training and passed the test.
Section 3 Upgrading Training
Upgrading training is the training provided to in-service employees for advancing their professional skills and knowledge and increasing their productivity.
Upgrading training may be provided by business entities of themselves, commissioning to training institutions, or assigning employees to take relevant professional training being held domestically or overseas.
Business entities in provision of upgrading training shall present the report of training provision to the competent authority for reference and record within two months after the end of fiscal year.
Section 4 Job-transfer Training
Job-transfer training is the training provided to job-transferring persons for acquiring skills and knowledge required for new jobs.
For coping with the social and economic changes, the competent authority may survey the demand for job-transfer training and accepting training applications, and design training plan in association with social welfare measures.
When designing the training plan referred to in the preceding paragraph, the competent authority shall discuss with the agricultural competent authority when the plan is related to the voluntary job-transfer training of farmers.
Job-transfer training shall be provided by vocational training institutions, unless there are different provisions applied in the Act.
Section 5 (Deleted)