Center for Vocational and Extension Service Training
  • Vocational and Extension Service Training (Human Development Center) (Project-Type Technical Cooperation) (1981)
  • Establishment of the Vocational and Extension Service Training Center (Grant Aid) (1983)
  • Cultural Grant Aid for the Supply of Books on Japan and for technical Education to the Center for Vocational and Extension Service Training (Grant Aid) (1985)
  • CEVEST Vocational Training Development Project (Technical Cooperation) (1991)


  • Phase I (1983-1990) - Provide without compensation building and equipment aimed at developing training instructors having the qualification of two-year junior college (Diploma 2) in the areas of machinery, automobile, welding, sheet metal, electronics, electric and training method.
    • Technical cooperation
      R/D signed : five years from February 16, 1983. Extended up to March 31, 1990 from February 16, 1990
    • Grant aid
      July 9, 1983, E/N signed
  • Phase II (1992-1997) - Development of training instructors having the qualification of three-year junior college (Diploma 3). Conducted skill enhancement training for those currently working at private companies involved in machinery, electric and electronics.

DIKLAT INSTRUCTOR CEVEST (The Center for Vocational and Extension Service Training) (The current name is The Overseas Training Center - B2PLKN-CEVEST)
Address : Jl. Guntur Raya No.1 Bekasi, Tel. 8841147

Amount provided:

  • Facility, training equipment : 3 billion yen, Technical Cooperation: 1 billion yen, additional equipment: 172 million yen
  • Cultural information material (Grant Aid): donated 8000 books in 1985 (kept at the library)

Increase the number of vocational training facilities by a large margin, expand and improve them and develop a large number of vocational training instructors who manage them, which are aimed at enhancing the skills of the nation, placed as the most important issue in the Indonesian government's third five-year plan (1979 to 1983) and fourth five-year plan (1984 to 1989).


  1. This project, based on “ASEAN human development concept” put forward by then Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki when he visited the ASEAN countries in 1985, is one of the efforts to build a vocational training center, one in each ASEAN country by Japanese grant aid in order to develop vocational training instructors as well as to develop talented people to work in small and medium sized enterprises in the ASEAN region.
  2. The training course implemented at CEVEST are as follows :
    • Development training, 2 year course - taught training techniques and implemented skills training for newly recruited candidates for trainers (non-skilled).
    • Enhancement training, 3 months - To bring up the skill and knowledge level of the trainers positioned to that of those completed the 2 year development training course.
    • Private instructors training, 2 to 3 months - Implemented training on instruction method and latest skills for private educational training facility instructors.
    • Training within the ASEAN region, 1 month - Implemented training for skill enhancement of public vocational training facility instructors within the ASEAN region.
    • Administration training, 3 months - Implemented administration and management instruction for the management of public vocational training facilities in the country.

Other situations:

  1. Process
    • 1985 Opened as the Indonesian vocational training instructors/small scale industry spreading staff development center (The Center for Vocational and Extension Service Training: CEVEST, which is under the joint control of the Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Manpower
    • 1986 Instructors Training Center CEVEST (DIKLATIN-CEVEST
    • 1990 Instructors Training and Development Institution (BLIP)Becomes under the control of the Ministry of Manpower
    • 1998 Recognized as a superior center for senior level skills training in Indonesia
    • 2000 Raised to the level of an institution equal to that of a higher education institution from that of a vocational school
    • 2001 Labor service Training and Development Center (P3TKIJ)
    • 2002 Overseas Employment Manpower Training center (Puslatker TKLN)
    • 2006 Overseas employment manpower training and development institution (B2PLKLN)
  2. Current situation
    At present, in addition to having been used actively as a central facility for developing vocational training instructors on par with Bandung under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration and productivity head office, it conducts training for the unemployed and vocational training that corresponds to the demand of local companies. It is also used as a training facility for workers before they are sent overseas.

Present CEVEST