Skip to Contents Skip to Global Menu

NTQ Testing

Not only study and be successful, if the job is right for you and try your best you will get reasonable result

NTQ Testing

The NTQ (National Technical Skills Qualification) is based on National Technical Skills Qualification Act No. 2672 declared on December 31, 1973.
NTQ encompasses 494 technical skills qualifications & 32 skills in service.
HRD-Korea manages and supervises 478 qualifications from a total of 526 NTQs.

Q-Net Qualification Information service

  • legal basic

    National Technical Qualification Act No. 2672 declared on December 31, 1973

  • History of National Technical Qualification Testing (NTQ Testing)
    • 2012 Jan. Reorganization of Classification System(KECO)
    • 2010 Dec. Amendment of Application requirements
    • 2004 Dec. System overhaul and amendment to reflect newly created, discontinued, or integrated skills
    • 2002 Apr. Amendment of overall system by including newly created or integrated skills into comprehensive list of skills
    • 1999 Feb. Refresher courses for those issued certificates are discontinued
    • 1998 May. Skill levels are integrated from 8 to 5 levels
    • 1998 Jan. Name changed to Human Resources Development Services of Korea, HRD-Korea
    • 1997 Mar. Separate classification of skills are unified into one
    • 1991 Oct. Creation, integration and discontinuance of skills qualifications are taken into account in an updated listing of skills
    • 1984 Mar. Clerical management transferred to the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • 1982 Jan. Integration of qualification testing based on other acts into NTQA
    • 1977 Jan. Implementation of qualifications testing conforming to the act concerned
    • 1976 Dec. Establishment of the Korea Technical Qualifications Testing Agency (KTQTA)
    • 1974 Oct. Enactment of implemental decrees and regulations
    • 1973 Dec. Enactment of the National Technical Skills Qualification Act (NTQA)
  • Human Resources Development Service of Korea
  • GIFTS-Global Institute For Transferring Skills
  • Ministry of Employment and Labor
  • Worldskills Korea
  • On-line Petition for Foreigners