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263 convicts serving sentences in the institutions of the Office of the Federal Penitentiary Service for the Jewish Autonomous Region have mastered the profession in the current academic year. The training was conducted in the Professional educational institution No. 330 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, operating on the territory of the Birobidzhan educational colony, correctional colony No. 10 and medical correctional institution No. 2.

The ranks of professional specialists have been replenished with qualified cooks, carpenters, frame operators, slingers, seamstresses, tilers, and stokers. The list of professions taught was formed taking into account the need for specialists in the production sector of the regional penitentiary service.

“On the eve of the strict regime colony, students of the vocational training group in the specialty“ fitter and repairman of sewing equipment ”passed their final exams,” said Aleksey Makhlaev, acting head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Jewish Autonomous Region. “For three months, the convicts mastered the technologies of repairing various types of sewing machines and additional equipment used in sewing production, underwent educational and industrial practice. The level of knowledge and skills of the graduates was assessed by the teachers of the educational institution, as well as by the employees of the colony and the administrative apparatus of the penitentiary system of the region. According to the results of the exam, nineteen convicts were awarded qualification categories and issued certificates of vocational education. “

In the same institution, 22 convicts completed their training in the profession “electric welder of manual arc welding”. Classes were held in a specialized class on new equipment, where the entire technological process was clearly demonstrated.

The next in turn is the final exams for “vegetable growers” undergoing training in the Birobidzhan educational colony.

Young specialists will be employed at production facilities in institutions at the place of serving their sentences.

Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Jewish Autonomous Region

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