Professional Qualification and Occupational Standards

Occupational Standards



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Rice is the main economic crop of Thailand and associated with the life of the people for a long time from the past to the present as well as being the major staple food of the population. With its largest rice cultivation area, Thailand is the world's top rice producer for export. Therefore, populations whose occupations related to rice cultivation should have a knowledge and ability in agricultural activities from soil preparation, planting, maintenance, harvesting as well as knowledge of digital innovation and technology in rice cultivation to enhance self-development in a systematic way and to increase competitiveness with ASEAN countries. The people involved in rice cultivation can systematically be mobilized through the professional qualifications system which strengthen the agricultural sector in terms of competency and skills development; thus, promote career stability, better income and quality of life, and agility to keep pace with the changes for the country's sustainable development and competitiveness.

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