Introduction to Harbin Vocational & Technical College
Harbin Vocational & Technical College (shortened as HVTC hereafter) is a comprehensive higher vocational college, which is directly under Harbin Municipal Government, taking initiatives in serving equipment manufacturing and modern service industries. The College passed the acceptance of 100 National Backbone Higher Vocational Colleges approved by China’s Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance in 2016 with excellent grade. In 2019, it was approved as the construction unit of High-level Higher Vocational Colleges with Chinese characteristics. With the goal of building the College into a strong vocational college with Chinese characteristics, HVTC has remained committed to the socialist orientation in running college and the leadership of the CPC. It adheres to principles of establishing moral values and cultivating talents, serving for the development, promoting employment and determining the college running orientation in a scientific way as follows:
Firstly, the college running concept is positioned as “integration of industry and education, diversified sharing and combined innovation”;
Secondly, the training goal is to cultivate international and high-quality technical and skilled talents with noble professional ethics, excellent professional quality, solid professional theory, superb professional skills and innovative and entrepreneurial ability;
Thirdly, the college running mode is positioned as the characteristic “intelligent workshop” mode;
Fourthly, the campus culture is positioned as the culture of hard work and entrepreneurship in the cold land with “ploughing in the cold land, working hard and striving for self-improvement”;
Fifthly, the college running characteristics are positioned as “focusing on industries, comprehensive development, opening education and serving local industries”.
The College now offers 55 majors, including Electrical Automation Technology, Road & Bridge Engineering Technology, Mold Design & Manufacturing, Welding Technology & Automation, Software Technology, and Machinery Manufacturing & Automation, of which 6 national key construction majors, such as Welding Technology & Automation, are in a leading position in China. The College has 10 vocational training qualifications at national level, such as China-ASEAN Education & Training Center, Vocational Teacher Training Base and National Non-ferrous Metal Industry Staff Continuing Education Base, to provide trainings of all kinds for more than 40,000 people annually. HVTC has been carrying out extensive cooperation and exchanges with vocational colleges and enterprises in Russia, South Korea, Japan and other countries and regions.
The College is selected as:
China’s Huang Yanpei Vocational Education Excellent College;
One among the first batch of China’s Modern Apprenticeship Pilot Units;
China-ASEAN Education & Training Center approved by China’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
One among the first batch of pilot units of Vocational Education “Going Global” in non-ferrous metal industry by Ministry of Education;
High-quality (Heilongjiang) Provincial Vocational Teacher Training Base by Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance;
One among the first batch of China’s Demonstration Vocational Education Group (Alliance) Training Units;
One among the third batch of Government-based Mass Entrepreneurship & Innovation Practice Education Bases;
China’s National-level High Skilled Talent Training Base;
One among the first batch of Training Base for Principals of Vocational Colleges by the Ministry of Education;
Construction Unit of “AI + Intelligent Learning” Artificial Intelligence College Project by the Ministry of Education;
Construction unit in charge of National Vocational Education Teaching Resource Library of Welding Technology & Automation;
China’s Vocational College Teacher Training Base;
One among the first batch of Demonstration Colleges to Deepen the Reform of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education in Heilongjiang Province.
In terms of honors, the College was selected as one of the “Top 50 Higher Vocational Colleges with International Influence” for three consecutive years from 2016 to 2018. It was also selected as Top 50 Asia-Pacific Vocational Colleges for two years in 2018 and 2020 and The World’s Top 50 Most Competitive Vocational Colleges in 2020.