Koçarlı Vocational School is located together with the Faculty of Agriculture on Adnan Menderes University South Campus which is 20 km from Aydın city center, 6 km away from Koçarlı city center. Koçarlı Vocational School was established in 2006 with 4 (four) Technique Programs. Each program has 40 (forty) student quota and the vocational school started education in the 2006-2007 academic year. Programs were selected according to the socio-economic requirements of Turkey and the Aegean region. The aim was to supply the requirements of the agricultural industry in terms of “qualified intermediate staff who have adequate knowledge and skill”. Koçarlı Vocational School has been continuing its education with “Landscape and Ornamental Plants Program” in Park and Garden Plants Department, “Agricultural Machinery Program” in Machinery and Metal Technologies Department, “Organic Agriculture Program” and “Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Program” in Plant and Animal Production Department and Laboratory Technology Program which accepts first year students this year in Chemistry and Chemical Process Department since the 2012-2013 academic year.
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Program, Organic Agriculture Program and Landscape and Ornamental Plants Program actively accept students. Industrial Plants Cultivation Program, Poultry Production Program stopped student intake in 2011 and Agricultural Machinery Program stopped student intake in 2014 but active because of registered students. Laboratory Technology Program received first students in 2017. Quality Control in Production Program and Indrustrial Product Design Program are planned to take students in 2018. Graphic Design Program and Cosmetic Technology Program are Vocational School’s new programs.
Koçarlı Vocational School has 2 lecturer, 11 teaching assistants, 1 specialist and 8 administrative personnel and they work in the admissions office, education services, and administrative services. Koçarlı Vocational School aims to be a vocational school which is favored by students and searched for by the industry. Koçarlı Vocational School still continues its development in terms of recent developments in technologies.
Adnan Menderes University, Koçarlı Vocational Scholl has been established by the statute of the 7/d-2 and 7/h items of the law no 2547 which changed with the law no 2880 at Higher Education General assembly in 10.03.2006, and by the law no of 2006/01 in which “Establishing of Koçarlı Vocational Scholl in Aydın, Koçarlı” with University Senate in 18.01.2006. When its established, there was 4 (four) programs in Technique Programs Departments with 40 (forty) students and started its education at 2006-2007 academic year. Koçarlı Vocational Scholl is gives the two-year degree education and its aim is to educate the qualified intermediate staffs who have adequate knowledge and skill for the Turkey and regional needs. Because of the agriculture potential of the region and the campus features of the Koçarlı Vocational Scholl, Agricultural Programs were preferred. But, with the YÖK decisions in the year of 2011 two programs were closed due to the reducing in student number (like the other universities), there was no possibility to apen admission, system changes in university entrance exam, some program name exchange by the YÖK etc. In 2011, four (4) new program was proposed instead of the “Industrial Plants Growing” and “Poultry” which were stopped the student admission due to the evaluate the teaching assistants and to establish the other programs. Our proposal about opening of new program is recommitted at the meeting of Higher Education Executing Council in 13.04.2011. It was permitted that opening of the “Medicinal and Aromatic Plants” and “Organic Agriculture” in Plant and Animal Production Department, Quality Control in Production” in in Machinery and Metal Technologies Department and “Projection of Industrial Products” in Projection Department by the statute of the 7/d-2 in items of the law no 2547 which changed with the law no 2880 at Higher Education General assembly.
Laboratory Technology Program in Chemistry and Chemical Process Department which was proposed and established in 2016 was permitted for student recruitment in 2017. It was permitted that opening of ‘Cosmetic Technology Program’ and ‘Graphic Design Program’ in 2017.
To educate the qualified intermediate technical staffs who have sufficient skills and essential technical knowledge and to train the staff who able to successfully work in related sectors.
To educate occupation staff with properties of the innovative and open to improve, have analytical thinking, answerable to the industrial requirements, have technical skills and knowledge for the universal value and international standards, in appropriate properties with related sectors and to be a esteemed and favored educational institution.
1. To be a first selected institution around the other Vocational Scholls gives same education.
2. To be a primary searching institution by the private sector around the other Vocational Scholls gives same education.
3. To obtain strong shareholder.
4. To accelerate the institutionalization.
5. To increase the student number.
While the firs service buildings of Koçarlı Vocational School were 3 prefabricated classroom blocks transferred the Faculty of Agriculture and contain 2 administrative service buildings, 15 classrooms, 1 computer laboratory and 10 other laboratories, in 2016, blocks (b and B1) were allocated to conduct educational services at the moment due to the expiration of the useful lives of these buildings.
As the B1 block has not yet been emptied from the allocated blocks, training services are carried out at B block. Covered area of trasferred blocks 8500 m2 and contain 7 classrooms, 1 computer laboratory, 1 microscope laboratory, 1 chemistry laboratory and 15 offices.
The student canteen and refectory and staff refectory in South Campus are using with Faculty of Agriculture. There is an application area of 2.500 m2 of the High School with 10.000 m2 open area. In the application area, there are two poultry areas with a size of 60 m2 and another area of 250 m2, a nethouse with an area of 50 m2, two nylon greenhouses with an area of 50 m2 and a polycarbon greenhouse with a closed area of 100 m2. There is also a beekeeping unit with 50 buckets. In addition, there is a sports field with a 500 m2 area including basketball, volleyball and tennis courts for sporting events.
There are 64 pcs computer, 10 computer case with projection-linked, 3 notebook.
There are 17 video projectors, 1 overhead projector , 1 slide machine, 1 photocopy machine, 1 fax, 1 photo machine, 1 camera, 12 printers, 3 scanners, 21 microscope, 1 dvd device, 1 plotter, 1 digital graphic tablet.
Laboratory Instruments: Oven, Incubator, Muffle furnance, Pure water appliance, Precision scale, Vortex mixer, etc.
Workshop Equipment: Table type lathe, Table-type milling cutter, Motor section training set, etc.
Other Machinery/Equipment: Hatchery machine, Hot water dip container, Slaughter apparatus, Chick enlargement cage, Feather machine, etc.
Person Responsible for Information Package
Assist. Prof. Aytül UÇAK KOÇ
Ins. Birsen GEÇİOĞLU ERİNCİK
Ins. İlkay YAVAŞ
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