National Training Fund

Welcome to the National Training Fund website where you can find the information on our activities and professional capacities.


Skill needs forecasting

Exploration of future demand for occupations and qualifications based on trends of Czech and global economy and their impact on the labour market ..

Career guidance and counselling

Support, research and innovation of guidance and counselling services in employment and education.

Quality of social services

Supporting and guiding providers of social services in the gradual implementation of quality standards for social services, developing new methods of quality assessment and self-evaluation

Development of lifelong learning

Monitoring and analysis of primary and further training, evaluation of competitiveness of the CR in terms of quality human resources, the application of innovative methods in lifelong learning targeted towards creating a „learning environment“ and applying the concept of LLL in everyday practice.
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Labour market

Labour market analysis, promotion of career consultancy, questionnaire surveys, development of the active employment policies, services aimed at modernizing and improving the quality of employment services

International cooperation

Long-term cooperation with foreign partners and international institutions in the area of human resources, participation in European networks (ReferNet, Skillsnet) 

Training programs


Offer educational programs, including accredited by Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.









In June NOET organized a Study visit of Moldova experts

Its goal was to provide intensive training and exchange of the experience with Moldavian expert team in the field of policies addressing skills mismatch, especially skills mismatch anticipation and evaluation methodologies, data sources, institutional background in the Czech Republic and related activities of the National Observatory of Employment and Training (a unit of the National training Fund).


PF 2017

Merry Christmas and Successful New Year 2017 wishes Team National Training Fund!


Conference „Industry 4.0 in practice“

Experts of National Training Fund took part in conference „Industry 4.0 in practice“ on 25. 2. 2016 which was organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Business Development Agency CzechInvest in cooperation with VIDA! science center in Brno.

Experts NTF participated in the preparation of the National Initiative Industry 4.0

National Initiative Industry 4.0 was first introduced by the Minister of Industry and Trade Jan Mládek in autumn 2015. Publication is available here. The basic framework of the initiative was further elaborated into comprehensive document that will be accessible to the public in March 2016. Both documents were prepared by team led by Prof. Vladimír Mařík, director of the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics CTU. Experts of NTF were also members of the team.

Visegrad Innovate!

The project was funded by the International Visegrad Fund and was carried by a team of experts from various organizations working in this field in Visegrad countries: Na­tional Training Fund (Czech Republic), Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (Slovakia), IQ-TANOK (Hungary) and Institute for Structural Research (Poland).

International meeting

Evaluating and validating occupational skills profiles for green and ICT skills, 23–24.4.2015
NTF participated in organizing the workshop that focused on validation of occupational skill profiles  (OSPs) developed by Cedefop

National Observatory shared the experience with the anticipation of skill needs

National Training Fund within the framework of TAIEX project of technical assistance provided by European Union for Eastern Partnership Countries organized Study visit on models and systems for Labour Market skills needs forecasting for Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.