This article provides an overview of the sustainable development of a dual VET model in Peru as an emerging country in the last three decades. Servicio Nacional de Adiestramiento y Trabajo Industrial (SENATI) is a private non-profit VET training institution in Peru, founded by the Peruvian National Society of Industries (Sociedad Nacional de Industrias – SNI) in 1961. The SENATI dual learning programme is industry-led and was established in 1985 to provide dual professional training (two learning venues: training company and SENATI – acting as vocational school and inter-company training centre at the same time. German dual VET and CBT, coined by the recent Anglo-American TVET sphere, have strongly influenced the design and implementation of dual learning programmes.