About the Institute

Institute of Qualification Upgrading and Distance Learningof S.Seifullin KATU is leading among similar training centers in the field of agribusiness specialists’ training and retraining and other sectors of the economy.

Institute of Qualification Upgrading and Distance Learning, as a division of S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, realizes a wide range of educational programs of training and retraining for managers and specialists of the agro-industrial complex enterprises and organizations.

The Institute was opened in 1961 as the School of supervisory personnel’straining, in 1966 it was transformed into the faculty of qualification upgrading,in 2009 it was reorganized into the Institute of Qualification Upgradingand Part-time Learning, in 2014 it was renamed into the Institute of Qualification Upgradingand Distance Learning.

Annually in IQU&DLmore than two thousand students receive undergo the courses of qualification upgradingand professional retraining. The main customers of educational services are: the Ministry of Agriculture of RK, The Ministry of Regional Development RK, "KazAgro" National Holding JSC, "Kazakhtelecom" JSC, "NIT" JSC, "Air Astana" JSC, "NC "Kazsatnet" JSC, "Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan"JSC, "Astana-REC" JSC, "Temirbank" JSC, "Astana Agroprodukt" Ltd and others.

The mission of the Instituteis to improve the quality of personnel potential of agricultural enterprises and other economic sectors in accordance with the requirements of the modern labor market.

In the training process of the institutethere are involved more than 350 highly qualified teachers, undergone the training, qualification upgradingand internship in Belarus, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, the USA, Ukraine, France.

Training is conducted on the material and technical base with modern equipment of 43 departments, veterinary clinics, Research Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, 18 research centers and laboratories. If it is necessary, a visiting form of training in advanced enterprises, institutions and associations, where the branches of specialized departments of the university function.

 

 

In the process of learning it is widely used block-modular principle of the curriculum, innovative and interactive teaching methods, using modern information technology, visual aids, teaching materials in electronic media, software packages, multimedia and video.

Since 2006, the Institute started work on the introduction of distance learning technologies (DLT), based on the use of modern information and telecommunication technologies to provide training at a distance, without direct contact between teacher and student.

All information required for the students,trainedaccording to DLT, is posted on the educational portal - www.portal.kazatu.kz, teaching materials in the «Platonus» AIS - www.platonus.kazatu.kz.

Students have the opportunity to use the University library with fund of 1 million publication units.

The program of personnel’s qualification upgrading and re-training may be designed or adjusted by order of a particular organization and implemented in accordance with the received applications.

According tocustomer’s request, training can be organized as a scientific and methodical internship, under the individual plan, in the departments or university divisions.

Institute of Qualification Upgradingand Distance Learning provides the following chargeable additional educational services:

 

 

FOR STUDENTS, UNDERGRADUATES AND PHD STUDENTSOF THE UNIVERSITY

1. To undergo training in special courses to deepen and broaden the professional knowledge.

List offefred special courses for students

Documents given: certificate. Documents required for admission: Application; Copy of ID card; A copy of thepayment receipt for training. Enrollment is made as the group is formed (the number of students in a group - 10 people.).

2. To undergo training according to the programs of additional professional training, which are implemented and in parallel with the main specialty to obtain additional qualification.

    To persons who have successfully trained, there is givena certificate of professional retraining of established form certifying the awarding of an additional qualification.

    The educational process is carried out on the material and technical base of S.Seifullin KazATU. Form of training: evening time. Duration of training: 2 years. Documents required for admission: Application; Reference from the university; Copies of passports and ID cards; Photo size 3x4 cm (4 pieces).; a copy of the paymentreceipt for one semester. Enrolmentis made as the academic group is formedon the basis of interviews.

    FOR SPECIALISTSS AND GRADUATES

    3. Get a higher education and retraining and get a second higher education.

    List of groups of distance learning educational programs.

    Documents given:official diploma. Form of training: distanse. Duration of training: 3 years, 2.5 years. Documents required for admission: Application; Diploma of Higher Education with the application (the original); Medical certificate form №086 / Y with fluoroscopy image. Photo size 3x4 cm (6 pcs); copy of ID card; Payment receipt for training.Enrolment is made as the academic group is formed on the basis of interviews. Deadlinefor documents to the entrance committee: from 1 Jule till 10 August. When implementing the educational process there is used a distance learning technology.

    4. To undergo training according to additional professional educational programs of specialists’ retraining for additional qualifications, which are implemented: Translator in the field of professional communication.

    The educational process is carried out on the material and technical base of S.Seifullin KATU. To persons who have successfully trained, there is givena certificate of professional retrainingof established form certifying the awarding of an additional qualification. Form of training: distanse. Duration of training: 2 years. Documents required for admission: Application; Diploma of Higher Education (notarized copy); Photocopies of the passports and ID cards; Photo size 3x4 cm (4 pieces); Medical certificate form number 086 / U with fluoroscopyimage; a copy of work-book, certified by the personnel department of the enterprise (or notarized); Payment receipt for training. Enrolmentis made as the academic group is formedon the basis of interviews. Deadline for documents to the entrance committee: from 1 Jule till 10 August.

    1. To undergo training in qualification upgradingcourses in the specialty and topical areas / topics.

    List of specialties, in which qualification upgradingof production specialists is maid.

    List of educational programs of qualification upgradingfor production professionals.

    Documents given: certificate. Documents required for admission: Application form for training courses; copy of ID card; Contract in 2 copies; A copy of the paymentreceipt for training. Enrollmentis made as the group is formed (the number of students in a group - 10 people.).

    FOR TEACHING STAFF OF HIGHER EDUCATIONINSTITUTIONS

    1. To undergointernshipaccording to specialized specialties/disciplines, as well as qualification upgradingcourses in topical areas / topics.

    List of educational programs of qualification upgrading for teaching staff of higher educational institutions.

    Documents given: certificate. Documents required for admission: Application form for training courses; copy of ID card; Contract in 2 copies; A copy of the payment receipt for training. Enrollmentmade as the group is formed (the number of students in a group - 10 people.).Internshipis conducted according to the individual program.

    FOR ENGINEERING-PEDAGOGICAL STAFF OF TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION SYSTEM

    1. To undergointernshipaccording to specialized specialties/disciplines, as well as qualification upgradingcourses in topical areas / topics.

    List of educational programs of qualification upgradingfor engineering and teaching staff of technical and professional education system.

    Documents given: certificate. Documents required for admission: Application form for training courses; copy of ID card; Contract in 2 copies; A copy of the payment receipt for training. Enrollment is made as the group is formed (the number of students in a group - 10 people.). Internshipis conducted according to the individual program.

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