Message from the President

Ramhari Lamichhane, PhD

Welcome to the APACC Website!

The Inter-Governmental International Organization Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) established the Asia Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) as one of the specific targets in the implementation of the CPSC Corporate Plan 2003-2008.

APACC aims to accredit and certify Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions for human resources development through the standardization and harmonization of education and training systems which will facilitate the mobility of the workforce across national borders in Asia and the Pacific region.

We eagerly invite you to leaf through the pages of this website to learn more about our activities including on-site visits in subscribing countries. You can also access fundamental documents such as the Accreditation Manual and Self Study Form, which we have developed and constantly updating in consultation with our stakeholders and experts in the field of accreditation and certification.

Since its establishment, APACC has undergone several modifications in order to strengthen its policies and procedures and ensure integrity in the standards we seek to set for the region's TVET. APACC, with the objective to harmonize and standardize skills taught in TVET institutions, will continuously strive to strengthen the human resources in the Asia Pacific region.

Let us work towards achieving quality standards for TVET in Asia and the Pacific region through APACC. Thank you for your support and interest!

Ramhari Lamichhane, PhD
President, APACC