Shaoyang Vocational and Technical College was established in 2003 by the merger of the original Shaoyang Economic and Trade School (1952), Shaoyang Mechanical and Electrical Engineering School (1979) and Shaoyang Agricultural School (1957). It was approved by the Hunan Provincial People’s Government. Full-time general higher vocational colleges filed by the Ministry of Education and sponsored by the Shaoyang Municipal People's Government. The college covers an area of 426,880 square meters, with a total construction area of 203,565 square meters. There are currently 390 faculty members and 7,468 enrolled students.
The college has elevator engineering college, automobile and intelligent manufacturing college, information technology and creativity department, finance and accounting department, biological engineering department, architectural engineering department, five-year college department, public courses department, ideological and political education department, continuing education and training The college has four departments, three colleges and three departments. Existing Hunan Provincial Advanced Equipment Manufacturing Demonstrative Specialty Professional Group Construction Project, 2 Key Construction Majors Supported by the Central Finance to Improve the Development Capability of Professional Service Industry, 2 Vocational Education Practice Training Bases Supported by the Central Finance, Hunan School and Enterprise 1 cooperative productive internship training base. In 2016, it became one of the first batch of "Hunan Provincial Enterprise Talent Training Demonstration Bases". In 2017, it was awarded the "Hunan Provincial New-type Vocational Farmer Training Demonstration Base" by the Provincial Agriculture Committee and the "Hunan Provincial SME Training Demonstration Base" by the Provincial Economic and Information Commission. There are 2 provincial-level education reform pilot majors, 1 provincial-level fine major, 1 provincial-level characteristic major, 1 special fund-supported construction major by the Provincial Economic and Information Commission, and 7 college-level characteristic majors. There are training buildings, automobile training centers, construction training centers, elevator training centers, robot training centers, mobile internet application development training rooms, and 68 off-campus training and practice bases with companies. Carry out high-tech computer, Mandarin, English, electrician, fitter, turner, draftsman and other skills appraisal examinations. Undertake the Shaoyang City University Students Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition and the Youth Science and Technology Skills Competition.
The college pays attention to the integration of production and education in school-enterprise cooperation. In 2016, the college cooperated with the world's top 500 company Schindler Elevator Co., Ltd. to establish the Elevator Engineering College and Central China Elevator Training Base, and hired Li Zhihong, Schindler Elevator China’s school-enterprise cooperation director, as the dean to implement corporate management and strengthen students Physical Training. The company provides the latest elevator equipment and teaching modules. In 2017, the college cooperated with Guangdong Ruichang Intelligent Manufacturing Technology Development Co., Ltd. to establish the Automobile and Intelligent Manufacturing College. The company provided equipment worth 10 million yuan, and built a robot training center with the college, and sent special personnel to teach and maintain . Implement the "integration of industry and education", "integration of learning and doing", "integration of workshops and classrooms", "integration of teachers and masters", "integration of school-enterprise culture", and "integration of school-enterprise development" of "dual subject and six integration" 1. "Talent training model." Realize the "six commons", that is, "schools and enterprises jointly formulate elevator professional talent training programs, jointly develop curriculum and teaching resources, jointly write teaching materials, jointly train elevator professional teachers, jointly establish elevator training bases and job modules, and jointly arrange students Internship, co-recommendation and employment of qualified graduates."
The college adheres to the school-running idea of "Leading morality, fostering people, serving development", adhering to the school motto of "Bright morals, dedication, and strong ability", and practices "teaching and educating people, serving and educating people, managing and educating people, environmental education, and cultural education. The concept of "people" adheres to the strategy of connotative development, characteristic development, and innovative development, creates advantages with characteristics, seeks development with innovation, seeks support from services, and is market-oriented to serve regional economic and social development. In recent years, the college has won 7 national awards in teaching competitions and more than 100 provincial awards.
College has been rated as the advanced unit of higher education employment in Hunan Province, the advanced unit of provincial vocational skills appraisal, the advanced unit of Shaoyang party style and clean government construction, the advanced unit of municipal comprehensive governance, and the municipal public satisfaction school.
College is moving towards serving local economic and social development, leading Shaoyang vocational education, and a modern higher vocational college with greater influence inside and outside the province.