National Training Service (Colombia)

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National Training Service
Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje
Sena Colombia logo.svg
Agency overview
Formed21 June 1957 (1957-06-21)
HeadquartersCalle 57 № 8-69
Bogotá, Colombia
Annual budgetCOP$2,225,561,000,000 (2012)[1]
COP$2,275,580,644,000 (2013)[2]
COP$2,696,476,662,500 (2014)[3]
Agency executive
Parent agencyMinistry of Labour
Websitewww.sena.edu.co

The National Training Service (Spanish: Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje, SENA) is a Colombian public institution aimed to develop vocational training programs for the Colombian labor force as a means to increase the competitiveness of Colombia's enterprises. It's a government initiative to develop education in Colombia and foment employment.

Throughout its more than 50 years, SENA has been highlighted as one of the most important centers of technical and technological education in Latin America, their educational programs focus on areas such as administration, agriculture, architecture, construction, design, electricity, electronics, mechanics and technology.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colombia, Congress of (14 December 2011). "Ley 1485 de 2011" (PDF). Diario Oficial (in Spanish). Bogotá (48, 283): 15. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 January 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  2. ^ Colombia, Congress of (10 December 2012). "Ley 1593 de 2012" (PDF). Diario Oficial (in Spanish). Bogotá (48, 640): 16. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 January 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  3. ^ Colombia, Congress of (11 December 2013). "Ley 1687 de 2014" (PDF). Diario Oficial (in Spanish). Bogotá (49, 001): 31. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 January 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014.

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