At the invitation of the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Pakistan, the Asia Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) shared its processes and best practices during the Online Training of Accreditation Assessors under Hunarmand Pakistan Project (Batch-IV) held from September 15 - 17, 2020. The above-mentioned project requires a number of certified assessors in order to accredit 2,000 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions in the next two years, hence the conduct of the online training program.

Engr. Abdul Ghani Rajput, APACC Accreditor and Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) Faculty Specialist represented APACC and discussed the general overview including the history, characteristics, organization, process of accreditation and certification, criteria and corresponding points and awards, indicators of quality, fees, status report, and benefits of being APACC accredited. Since the training was attended by assessors, he likewise shared the desirable characteristics of APACC Accreditors and the do’s and don’ts before, during, and after APACC evaluations as a form of guide to them.

As an offshoot of the training and in relation with the Hunarmand Pakistan Project, NAVTTC and APACC agreed to further collaborate through APACC evaluating some TVET institutions under the purview of NAVTTC.