Saudia Arabia Officially Launches Verification Program SVP for Skilled Workers in Pakistan

Kingdom of Saudia Arabia KSA is a vast job market for Skilled Workers belonging to Asian countries Especially from Pakistan. Hundred of thousands of skilled workers are currently working in the Kingdom. Recently Saudia Arabia launches Skill Verification Scheme for the assessment of the skilled workforce. This assessment is under the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). The Takamol Skill Verification Program (SVP) was conducted at Hazza Institute of Technology (HIT) on Wednesday 2 November 2022.

A total of 88 candidates with the required skill set of five trades, including building electrician, welding, auto electrician, plumbing, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), appeared in the skill verification program.

The Management of NAVTTC visited the assessment center to oversee the theoretical and practical tests of skilled workers. The assessment consists of two parts, each focusing on an essential aspect of employee performance, enabling the assessor to check the extent to which the workers are aware of the details of their professions. Under the verification scheme, Pakistani skilled Workers can get contracts directly from Saudi companies without a sponsor. Skilled Verification Program SVP Saudia Arabia is working with NAVTTC to verify the workers’ skills and ensure a longer market engagement in the Kingdom. 

The Skilled Workers in Pakistan need to go for Practical and Theoretical tests in assessment centers before applying for a Saudia Arabia visa. Pakistan is the first Asian nation to benefit from the SVP scheme for skilled workers. Under the newly launched program. If any Pakistani skilled worker will apply for a visa without an assessment from NAVTTC, his visa will be rejected.  In order to get a work visa, skilled workers can register on the NAVTTC at www.svp.navttc.gov.pk. The SVP will enable the Pakistani skilled workforce to have authentic and internationally recognized joint certification by both Takamol Saudi Arabia and NAVTTC Pakistan through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment.

To meet the necessities and for the ease of Talented Specialists, around Twelve assessment habitats have been laid out in a joint effort with Pakistan’s NAVTTC in eight unique urban communities to direct tests. The NAVTTC board focused on the consideration of additional assessors from people in general and confidential areas through its web-based gateway for an additional extension of the program the nation over.

Assessmeent Center Details

Check the list of Assessment Centers, where workers can appear for their assessments.

Center NameDistrictAddress
Construction Technology Training Institute (CTTI)
IslamabadPost Box No 145, Post Office Shaigan Sector I-12 IJP Road Islamabad

Hazza
IslamabadPlot# 39, H-9/4, Islamabad

Government Technical Training Institute Gulberg Lahore
Lahore96-H Gulberg-II Lahore

Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre (PITAC) Lahore
Lahore234 Ferozpur Road Near Metro Bus Canal Station Opposite PCSIR Lahore

Descon Technical Institue
Lahore2mkm Defence Road off 24 Km Multan Road Lahore.
Center of Excellence Mughalpura Lahore
Lahore4-Wheatman Road, Near Kashmir Marquee, Mughalpura Lahore

GCT M Faisalabad
FaisalabadGovt College of Technology Samanabad Faisalabad, College Road Near Madni Chowk, Samanabad, Faisalabad

Technical Training Centre Quetta
QuettaSirki Road Quetta

Aman Institute for Vocational Training
Karachi EastPlot # CID 27/A, Sector 16, Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi

SHIPYARD TRAINING SCHOOL
Karachi SouthWest Wharf Dockyard Road Karachi
FWO Institute of Technical Education Risalpur
NowsheraFWO Institute of Technical Education Risalpur near Bara Banda Stop

GTTTC Hayatabad Peshawar
PeshawarCenter of Excellence – GTTTC Sector E-8, phase-7 Hayatabad Peshawar.

Trade List

Workers who are skilled in the below trades can appear for the assessment. The list of complete trades is given below.

  • Auto Electrician
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Automotive Primary Services
  • Black Smith – Construction
  • Builder
  • Building Electrician
  • Car Body Repair
  • Carpenter
  • Communication ( Telecommunication / Fiber Optics)
  • Engine Mechanics
  • HVACR
  • Mechanist
  • Metal Forming Technician
  • Metal Processing
  • Minning Digger Operator
  • Mining Technician
  • Painter
  • Plasterer
  • Plumbing
  • Shuttering Carpenter
  • Stone Crusher
  • Tiler
  • Welder

How to Apply

For application , canddiates need to register on the HVATTC website and complete the registeration process. The complete registeration procedur is given in the below pdf formate.

File name : UserManual.pdf

Saudia Arabia Officially Launches Verification Program SVP for Skilled Workers in Pakistan
Saudia Arabia Officially Launches Verification Program SVP for Skilled Workers in Pakistan

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