The Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev together with the Plovdiv Regional Governor Zdravko Dimitrov, the Deputy Mayor of Plovdiv Municipality for Education, Business Development, European Policies and International Cooperation Stefan Stoyanov and representatives of Trakia Economic Zone opened a new Vocational Training Center at Trakia Economic Zone (TEZ). There graduates from six Plovdiv high schools who already have partnerships with TEZ will be trained. The Center will also qualify and re-qualify personnel for the business in the industrial area, with the aim of overcoming the shortage of workers with specific skills and provide competitive personnel for the labor market.
Dual education in Plovdiv has been rapidly developing in recent years and more children and their parents are turning towards vocational training, which provides more diverse career development opportunities.
The programs of the Center include: pneumatics, electro-pneumatics, pneumatic leadings and sensors in pneumatic systems, vacuum technology, technology and systems, electronics and electrical engineering, electric motors, complex electric leadings, industrial controllers etc. The center, where only licensed teachers will work, is equipped with the most modern training equipment and systems that will provide quality and contemporary oriented practical training for their trainees for their future professional realization.