The ceremony of presenting certificates for successful completion of professional training courses conducted at the Sumgayit Education and Training Centre (SETC) of SOCAR’s Education, Training and Certification Department (ETCD) took place in SOCAR’s main office building on 28 April 2017. SOCAR’s President, Rovnag Abdullayev presented the certificates to 11 trainees who had demonstrated the best results and qualify for the role of operators at SOCAR Polymer’s plants. In his speech, Mr. Abdullayev underlined that in compliance with the task given by the Head of State Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the SOCAR company is taking active steps towards turning the oil capital of the country into human capital.
SOCAR’s vice-president for HR, IT and regulations, Khalik Mammadov specified that ETCD comprising 5 training education centres and 1 welding centre provides re-training, advanced professional training, extra vocational training, and job instruction training courses for process engineering technicians. He also emphasized that ETCD has passed accreditation and received certificates of reputable international inspection and accreditation entities, entitling ETCD to independently conduct important courses conforming to international standards and to issue trainee certificates.