In 1992 at the Kazakh state women’s pedagogical University, at the faculty of “natural Sciences” at the Department of “Physics and labor” was opened specialty “Labor and modeling clothes. “In the opening of the specialty contributed Dean S. Mukhtarov, head of Department A.Zh.Jamalov, teachers ShilybaevaT.J., Sh.A.Abdualieva, R.A.Darmenova, N.B.Rakhmetova, K.K.Altynbekov. In 1997, the specialty was renamed into “Work and modeling clothes” and became an independent Department. In 2008, the name of the Department was renamed “Vocational training”, head of the Department became PhD, associate Professor R. A. Darmenova.
The Department employs doctors of science, candidates, professors, associate professors and experienced senior teachers, masters, members of the Union designers and artists. Also, the teaching staff of the Department is the authors of programs and textbooks for secondary schools, manuals. The Department has teachers, the winners of the award “Best teacher of the University” Darmenova R. A., K.O.Zhedelov, N.B.Rakhmetova, S.M.Kyrykbaeva. M.E.Turgynbai, S.M. Kyrykbaeva, G.A.Kaldybaeva, A.Omirzak are members of the Union artists of the Republic Kazakhstan. The members of the Eurasian Union designers: N. B.Rakhmetova, S.M.Kyrykbaeva, G.A.Abdurakhmanova, К.А.Shagirova, D.M. Tastanbek. Badges awarded: M.E.Turgynbai – “Best employee”, R.A.Darmenova awarded honors them “A.Baitursynov”, S.M.Kyrykbaeva, Zh.A.Askarovа, N. B.Rakhmetova – excellent culture Kazakhstan.
Teachers, masters and students of the Department with creative works participate in various international and national exhibitions, competitions and Olympiads, win prizes – Ι,IΙ,IΙI places. Competitions are held among students Master, senior lecturer G.M.Makhanova conducts debates among students in professional English and Russian languages, enriching terminological vocabulary in foreign languages. In the centre “Oner” creative courses “Kyl Kalam sheberleri”, “Seberdin Qoly Ortaq” students of the specialty “Vocational training” and “Fine arts and drawing” develop an interest in art and creativity.
Lecturer A.Omirzak with creative works participated in the international exhibition EXPO-2017 and received a Presidential commendation. Senior lecturer, member of the Union artists of Kazakhstan, Russia and Armenia M.Turgymbay took part in the international planer in Armenia and Hungary and received a letter of thanks. Associate Professor, S.M.Kyrykbaeva passed business industrial practice in the Czech, Slovak republics. Annually within The framework of the international Symposium of Turkic world research visits Turkey and Azerbaijan.
In 2018, by the 20th anniversary Astana office archives and culture “Unification of museums” Almaty and Kazakh State women’s Pedagogical University, in the Museum of Almaty organized an exhibition “Mangilik Eldin ordasy”, the exhibition for the public were presented creative works of teachers and students of the Department Vocational training.
In March 2017, Master, senior lecturer G.M.Makhanova participated in the IV international competition at the Academy fashion “Symbat” and won the II place. In February 2018 in the Russian Federation in St-Petersburg in the framework of the final spring session was held the XIX international competition of young designers “Generation NEXT”, 51 exhibition of light and textile industry “Fashion industry”, which was attended by the 2nd year student 5B012000-“Vocational training” Koskinkyzy Zhazira and head Alyshbaeva Ulzhan, with a collection of “Art on the Rocks”, where he took II place.