We are TVET Authority.

We are the responsible body to look over the Technical and Vocational Education in the Maldives.

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Who are we?

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Authority is responsible for development and management of comprehensive demand-oriented system for vocational education of the Maldives.

TVET Authority is accountable for developing the National Occupational Standards from the 6 Employment Sectors established.


Employment Sector Councils

Social Sector

Social sector provides essential services to the community, services ranging from health, education, social services, environment, and community development.

Construction Sector

In the response to the expansion in the tourism industry and increased demand for housing. The Construction Sector Council brings the government and private operators together to standardize the sector.

Tourism Sector

Tourism is what the Maldives is known all over the world for. Most important sector in the Maldivian economy, making the largest contribution to the wealth of the nation.


The era of ICT continues to influence our lifestyles. There is shortage of ICT personnel in the country and this sector deals with different ICT roles needed for the development of the nation.

Transport Sector

Transport is one of the biggest challenges in the Maldives. Sea transport service is in demand in every atoll. Regular transport links around Maldives are hard to find.

Fisheries and Agriculture Sector

Fisheries has been one of the oldest occupations of this country. Fisheries activities still account for a significant portion of local employment. 


Our Services

Program Registration

Now you can conduct courses under our National Competency Standards at your Institution as a Registered Training Provider.

Standard Development

In order to implement a quality TVET System in the Maldives, one of our main tasks is to develop Standards with the help of Employment Sector Council and Technical Panels.

Trade Testing

If you possess all the competencies of our National Competency Standard, you can take our Trade Testing Program to get certified!

National Apprenticeship Program

The National Apprenticeship Program is designed to facilitate youths around the country to participate and learn a skill from the experienced supervisors stationed at the actual work environments where the trainees will be placed during the course of the training program.

National Certificate

For every student who attains all the competencies declared in National Competency Standard, he/she is eligible for a National Certificate which is widely accepted throughout the Maldives.

Capacity Building

We also offer Capacity Building Programs to level up your everyday skills.

Find Us


TVET Authority,
Ministry of Higher Education,
1st Floor, M. World Dream, 
Han’dhuvaree Hingun,
Male’, Rep. of Maldives

Our hours

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday – Thursday

Contact us

Phone: 3026600
Email: info@tvet.gov.mv