The “Bilateral Vocational Education” Pranda Jewelry
Value Creation, Develop The Youth Become Thai Professional Gems and Jewelry Craftsmen
“Diamond” will be able to reveal the brilliance, must be cutting and polish by skillful craftsmen meticulously until become the precious one. Also the youth, if they learned, trained and developed their skillfulness that taught by professionals until their abilities and skillfulness elevated gradually, they will be ready to step up in the future like diamonds that shine their worthiness brightly.
Pranda Jewelry Public Company Limited or PRANDA realized the importance of education and elevated jewelry craftsmen with specialization. As a leading jewelry manufacturer with high quality creations by experienced craftsmen, we started the Bilateral Vocational Education in Gems and Jewelry Program in accordance with Office of the Vocational Education Commission, Ministry of Education by attended MOU, together with Golden Jubilee Royal Goldsmith College and Suranaree Technical College. For more than 22 years, we produced graduates to become jewelry craftsmen in Thai gems and jewelry industries more than 2,500 people.
Mr. Pramote Tiasuwan, Vice Chairman of Pranda Jewelry Public Company Limited said “the beginning of Dual Vocational Education Project of Pranda Jewelry has been started when our company would developed people by occupational training to become gems and jewelry craftsmen, which is a long-term planning in order to solve the shortage of professions and also took long-term training them to become proficiency. This method corresponded to the policy of the Office of the Vocational Education Commission, Ministry of Education to start the course in factory. Thus, Pranda Jewelry has been participated to develop the curriculum of Vocational Education, Gems and Jewelry Program in order to enhance their opportunity to develop the youth become professional gems and jewelry craftsmen. The sustainable strategy for successful is, to meet the satisfied goal for 3 parties such as (1) To meet learners’ need in order to get experiential learning from teachers whose are professionals, occupational training into real working place, working with real machines, equipments, and materials. After graduation, there are occupations to support with income and life stability. Moreover, they also get income in the progression duration that assist their guardians finance. (2) To meet the academic institutions’ need to let their students attended occupational training efficiently, living their lives, earn a living with morality and ethics, and receive educational background as Ministry of Education progression. And (3) as a manufacturer that need to produce skillful, and professional craftsmen that work proficiently, which conform the need of job market and Thailand’s gems and jewelry industries development. So, this principle has elevated Dual Vocational Education of Pranda Jewelry became outstanding with successfully indicator such as earn a living after graduation and live invaluably, which is the first priority that Pranda Jewelry focused on.
The example of our successful that can be seen is, a second-year vocational certificate student from the Bilateral Vocational Education in Gems and Jewelry Program, Pranda Jewelry Public Company Limited Nakhon Ratchasima branch collaborated with Suranaree Technical College attended the National Technical Skill Competition at the 31st Association Of Future Thai Professional National Conference and received the first prize for gems and jewelry crafting skill (national competition).
Mr.Pataraphum Turongrueng , a second-year vocational certificate student from the Bilateral Vocational Education whom received the first prize from the competition said “I was proud to become one of the student to join this competion and received the first prize from national competition successfully. This success came from personal admiration on art and design. After I got news on the Bilateral Vocational Education Project in class, that there was scholarships, provided necessary services ,got income during study and got a job after graduation. That was the reason to study there. I also got an experience on gems and jewelry, developed skill from professional craftsmen. Moreover, in the project, Pranda Jewelry has instructed all students with corporate culture or shared value that cultivated everyone to become good people, moral and ethical, developed team-worker and coexisting, and ready to enter job market efficiently. And the most important is, to be self-worth and appreciated in Thai gems and jewelry craftsmen value”.
For students that interest to apply in the Bilateral Vocational Education Project of Pranda Jewelry, please contact the Bilateral Vocational Education Department (Bangkok) Tel. 02-7699902 or 081-8471658 and the Bilateral Vocational Education Department (Korat) Tel. 044-334722. Open now until April, 2023