Within the non-formal vocational and technical education, trainers with different status, competence and education qualifications render service. In case there are not enough trainers or regular master trainers in the centres, the need is met via expert or master trainers who render service in return of supplementary course fee. In assignment of expert and master trainers in return of supplementary course fee, principally faculty members, instructors, field experts in vicinal higher education institutions; teachers serving in formal and non-formal education institutions and experts working in the other public and private institutions and organizations; retired assistant professors, instructors, field experts, teachers and regular master trainers as well as those who serve successfully as expert and master trainer in the non-formal education institutions affiliated to the Ministry at least during one course term, who are competent for serving as trainer and working within any institutions and organizations or to his/her name with insurance, under private pension insurance or holder of Bağ-kur (Social Security Institution for Artisans and Self-Employed) insurance are preferred (Directive regarding Duties, Powers and Liabilities of Staff other than Administrators Employed in Public Training Centers under General Directorate of Apprenticeship and Informal Education, Documents and Assessments, Article 11).
Expert: Person who has higher education in the field and has worked in this field at least for five years or who has master degree in the field (Vocational and Technical Education Regulation/Mesleki ve Teknik Eğitim Yönetmeliği, Article 3).
Training Personnel: Person, who has vocational qualifications and business pedagogy education, knows and applies vocational education methods and techniques, or who is competent to serve as teacher in atelier, laboratory and vocational courses within vocational and technical education schools and institutions, is responsible for education of students in the workplace (Vocational Education Law/Mesleki Eğitimi Kanunu, Article 3).
Master Trainer: "Master Trainer" is the person who has mastership qualification; is responsible for education of apprentice candidate, apprentice, foreman and students in vocational and technical education schools and educations in workplace, knows and applies vocational education techniques (Vocational Education Law, Article 3).