On October 16, the second phase of 2023 Industrial Vocational Training of Trainer Program (ToT) was held in SXPI. Lasted for 30 days, this training mainly set up courses training on the battery manufacturing and nickel-iron alloy processing. Rachmat Kaimuddin, Deputy Minister for Infrastructure and transport of the Ministry of Marine and Investment Co-ordination, Indonesia; Qiu Aijun, Deputy Director of the International Cooperation Center of the National Development and Reform Commission; Wu Wei, Secretary-General of the Chen Jianghe and the public welfare foundation of Beijing; Liu Yongliang, president of SXPI and cadres from various functional departments of SXPI attended and delivered speeches, forty vocational teachers and skilled workers from Indonesia attended the opening ceremony. The opening ceremony was presided over by Duan Jun, Deputy Dean of SXPI.
Rachmat Kaimuddin said that the trainee who attended the first 2023 Indonesian industrial vocational training in China this July had applied their knowledge and skills to their jobs. “I believe that this vocational training would also provide important support for the development of the clean energy industry in Indonesia.”
Qiu Aijun said that industrial vocational training was an important part to enhance the overall competitiveness of the two countries, not only related to individual development, but also affect national development.Meanwhile, the ToT training was a useful attempt to promote the development of industrialization and economic prosperity between the two countries. “We will promote common development of the two countries through mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields.I hope that the mutual learning of skills will help the development of Indonesian industry and the mutual integration of cultures will help strengthen the friendship between the two countries.”
Wu Wei said that China and Indonesia were both large developing countries and emerging market countries, needing a large number of high-quality technical personnel in their development. At present, the two countries continue to promote joint Belt and Road initiatives,providing employment opportunities for high-skilled personnel.“I hope that through this study and exchange, the trainees can become the messenger of bilateral friendship between China and Indonesia to help strengthen China-Indonesia non-governmental exchanges and long-term friendship.”
Liu Yongliang, briefed the trainees from Indonesia on the basic situation of Xianyang and SXPI. He said that since the establishment of China-Asean dialogue relations more than 30 years ago, the cooperation mechanism has been continuously deepened and the areas of cooperation have been continuously expanded. Education cooperation between China and Indonesia had become an important force in promoting economic and social development of both sides. As a higher vocational college characterized by industrial manufacturing education, SXPI would rely on national training bases such as the national vocational education“Double-Qualified” teacher training base, the National Cooperative Innovation Center, and the National High-Skilled personnel training base, to provide intellectual support for the cooperation and exchange between China and ASEAN countries such as Indonesia.
Representatives of the participants from Indonesia expressed their high expectations to the course. They expressed their hopes that through a month-long training, more professional knowledge and a wealth of international management experience would be gained by them.
On behalf of SXPI training teachers, Dr. Xu Guangsheng expressed to the trainees that they would adhere to the principle of high standards and strict requirements, combine theory with practice, and strive to prepare lessons conscientiously and explain them carefully according to the needs of the trainees; Besides, they would spare no effort to enriching the content and expanding the knowledge.
The ToT program is a collaboration between the International Cooperation Center,National Development and Reform Commission (ICC NDRC) and the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investments(CMMAl) of the Republic of Indonesia.Its primary objective is to enhance the expertise, skills, and international experience of professionals and senior-level trainers in priority subjects that are relevant to the cooperation between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Indonesia.