TVTO is the most pervasive skill training body in Iran, which attempts to meet skill needs of the labor market and also updates the skills of employees with the latest technologies.
It functions as the provider and executor of informal technical and vocational trainings in agriculture, industry, services, culture and art.
TVTO has headquarters in capital city of Tehran, an instructor training center(ITC) in karaj city, 31 provincial head offices, 641 public training centers, 4710 public workshops, over 12000 private institutions across the country.
To achieve the goals, TVTO holds 3-18-month training courses for job seekers and employees in different sectors. Along with training programs, there are activities of research, construction, equipment and development of human resources, most importantly including: codifying training standards based on international codes, research, updating training standards, research in training programs, training aids, audiovisuals, setting up and equipping workshops of training centers, setting up new workshops, guilds’ skill testing ,determining the technical competence of applicants of private institutions, holding specialized conferences, issuing skill certificates for construction workers.