JAPAN ATOMIC INDUSTRIAL FORUM, INC.

for Japanese

ATOMS in JAPAN

30 September, 2016

JINED/Tokai University Holds Completion Ceremony for Trainees in Course Fostering Future Leaders of Vietnamese NPPs

On September 23, a ceremony was held in Tokyo to mark the completion of a two-year training course for engineers who will become the future leaders of nuclear power plants (NPPs) in Vietnam. Nine trainees received their diplomas, having completed the two-year course of study. The course is part of a human resource development program to promote nuclear power projects in Vietnam.

Established in 2010 for the purpose of making proposals for nuclear power projects in newly emerging nations, the International Nuclear Energy Development of Japan Co., Ltd. (JINED), has conducted training in cooperation with Tokai University since 2012.

The training is characteristic in the sense that it includes enhancement of the trainees’ Japanese language abilities and experience with Japanese culture and practices, in addition to professional education in the nuclear field, and on-site training at nuclear power and manufacturing facilities.

The target is to train sixty or so people from a group selected by the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to be NPP candidate-executives. In the inaugural class of 2012-2014, fifteen students completed the training. At the completion ceremony for this second class, there was special recognition of three trainees who had achieved excellent results in the course.

Vietnam is currently planning to construct four 1,000-MWe class NPPs—two each at two different sites—in Ninh Thuan Province in the south central region of the country. In 2011, JINED and EVN concluded a cooperation memorandum for the second site, Binhai, for which Japan has been selected as the construction partner.

In presenting the diplomas and praising the academic performance of the trainees, Chancellor Kiyoshi Yamada of Tokai University said, “I offer my sincere respect to the trainees who have completed this high-level program.” He also said that the school, using feedback from the participants, would endeavor to make the program even better in the future.

Meanwhile, President Akio Takahashi of the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF), also president of the JAIF International Cooperation Center (JICC), addressed the graduates as a guest, saying, “We hope you will serve actively as a channel between Vietnam and Japan.”

One of the trainees, who had been recognized for his particularly excellent performance, looked back on his days in Japan, where he had devoted himself to his studies, saying that he always kept this principle in mind: “Do not be afraid to ask. By asking, you avoid eternal shame.” He said that his hope was to make full use of what he had learned in Japan when he got back home.

An opening ceremony to welcome the new eight trainees of the third class was held concurrently with the closing ceremony for the second class.

Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

SNS facebooktwitter

NPPs Map

Video

Grossi on Fukushima: Marking a Decade Since the Accident

10 March, 2021
Grossi on Fukushima: Marking a Decade Since the Accident04:11

Recent News

17 September, 2021
NRA Permits Shimane-2 under New Regulatory Standards
14 September, 2021
IAEA Deputy Director General Evrard Visits Japan in Advance of Safety Review of ALPS-treated Water
1 September, 2021
Evaluation Report Issued by IAEA’s Review Mission to Fukushima Daiichi: First Visit since 2018
24 August, 2021
METI and IAEA Agree on Further Review Missions to Fukushima Daiichi
4 August, 2021
JAEA Restarts High-Temperature Engineering Test Reactor “HTTR”
2 August, 2021
Information about Fukushima Daiichi NPS Water Treatment
28 July, 2021
METI’s Committee Shows Rough Draft of Next Strategic Energy Plan
2 July, 2021
Mihama-3 Restarted After Decade-long Hiatus: First Restart in Japan of a Reactor Operating Beyond 40 Years
28 June, 2021
Mihama-3 Restarts after Decade-long Hiatus
25 June, 2021
New Canada-Japan Partnership Supports Greater Collaboration to Meet Climate Change Objectives and Net-zero Goals
24 June, 2021
METI Issues New Green Growth Strategy Through Achieving Carbon Neutrality
16 June, 2021
ANRE Sticks to “S+3E”
16 June, 2021
Japanese Cabinet Approves Environmental White Paper 2021
16 June, 2021
LDP Parliamentary Association to Reconfirm Position on Utilization of Nuclear Power
16 June, 2021
Fukui Governor Concerned about Deletion of Reference to “Maximum Utilization” of Nuclear Power
14 June, 2021
Working Group on Offshore Release of Treated Water Meets in Miyagi
14 June, 2021
NRA Considers Policy on Treating Slurry from ALPS, with Local Understanding Essential
11 June, 2021
Japanese Cabinet Approves Energy White Paper 2021
11 June, 2021
Government Omits Description of “Maximum Utilization” of Nuclear Power
9 June, 2021
MNF Hopes to Resume Fuel Production as Early as November
▲TOP