The Plant Education Center is a division of
the Korea Plant Industries Association (KOPIA)
dedicated to fostering human resources for
the development of the plant industries in Korea.

The KOPIA Plant Education Center launched the Plant Specialist Training Program
in 2009 under the auspices of the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Ministry
of Employment and Labor.To date (as of 2019), more than 20,000 trainees completed the course,
preparing themselves to contribute to the development of the nation’s plant industries.

The center also offers training programs to developing countries that place many orders for
plant projects to build mutually cooperative partnerships with them and relevant organizations,
looking forward to Korean companies winning more projects.KOPIA website
Main Training Areas


Plant Specialist Training Program
New Hires Training
  1. Trainees :
    Trainees with minor experience
  2. Duration :
    10 weeks per course(350 Hours)
  3. Main Courses :
    Mechanical/Piping Engineering,Electrical,
    Instrument/Control Engineering,
    Chemical/Process Engineering,
    Project Management etc.
Incumbent Worker Training
  1. Trainees :
    Incumbent Workers
  2. Duration :
    2~5 days per course(16-35Hours)
  3. Main Courses (Approximately 35 courses):
    Planning/Sales, Project Management,
    Engineering, Procurement/Construction/
    Commissioning, Global/Leadership etc.


Plant Training in
developing countries
  1. Target Countries :
    Developing countries that are prospect
    clients of plant projects in Central and
    Southeast Asia, etc.
  2. Trainees : Prospective graduates of engineering
    colleges or unemployed graduates
    Beginners without plant working