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Training for Overseas Employment

Training Programs for Overseas Employment? Customized courses for youths desiring for overseas employment with partial governmental subsidies


Governmental subsidies for training expenses (partial)

Training Programs for Overseas Employment? Customized courses for youths desiring for overseas employment with partial governmental subsidies


Requirements for training agencies

  • With a free of charge or with fee domestic or abroad job placement service license
  • With an education/training agency license
  • Securing sufficient facilities, equipment and instructors, etc. necessary for training
  • Meeting other requirements specified by the President of HRD Korea

Operation Method

  • External professional training agencies are selected through public invitation and entrusted with related tasks instead of direct training delivery or job placement

Training Areas

  • Any areas where overseas job opportunities are available such as IT, business, automobile, etc.
    Areas of training may be changed frequently depending on the local demands

Training Program

Project Overview K-Move School (long-term/short-term)
Overview Specialized training programs for youths with passion and talents to realize their dreams and visions abroad Training courses focus on profession types in which Korea is advantageous or it is worth improving the skills to the global level
Requirements Private Sector
  • Korean nationals that meet any of the following conditions:
    • 1. Those aged under 34 and not with reasons for disqualification for overseas employment (About 30% may be selected out of the age limit)
    • 2. Those who meet employment requirements (age, etc.) specified by job-offering companies
College
  • Korean nationals aged under 34 and currently jobless; graduates or graduates-to-be of a participant school who can work abroad after the training course
  • Students currently on a leave of absence from the school (college or lower level) are excluded.
Support for Training
Expenses
Long-term Max. 8 million won per head Job seekers bear expenses as much as 20% of the governmental subsidy (for emerging markets, 10%)
Short-term Max. 5.8 million won per head
(college) 8 million or 5.8 million won N/A
Training Term
  • Long-term: 6 months+ or 600 hours+
  • Short-term: 3 months to 6 months
The following individuals are excluded:
  1. 1. Those who have not passed 1 year after the beginning of the HRD Korea's overseas employment training course (including internship and halfway dropout);
  2. 2. Those unable to graduate or work overseas within the period of employment rate calculation after the training course ends;
  3. 3. Those who are employment insurance policy holders or have a self-employed business license as of the (scheduled) training term;
  4. 4. Those who are not eligible for visa issuance for overseas training or employment;
    However, if viewed as necessary by the President of HRD Korea, day workers, part-time workers, and temporary workers may be included.
  5. 5. Those whose trip abroad is restricted as of the (scheduled) training term;
  6. 6. Those who have taken a training course for at least 8 months or stayed in the foreign country within a year before the beginning of the training course
    However, there may be exceptions in training courses for students who go overseas to study

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