Technical and vocational education & training programme

The UNRWA Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme is delivered in its nine Vocational Training Centers (VTCs) in the five Fields of operation: Jordan, West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, and Syria.

UNRWA VTCs were established in 1953 to provide training to Palestine refugee youth, in preparation for taking up employment in the local area and the wider region. The TVET programme also ensures career guidance and placement services to UNRWA students. Follow-up studies of the employment rates achieved by graduates are undertaken in order to evaluate the success of, and further improve, the TVET programme.