Vocational education is a form of education that focuses on developing specific skills and knowledge required for a particular profession or trade. It prepares individuals for employment in various occupations or industries by providing them with practical training and hands-on experience.
Vocational education programs are designed to meet the needs of the labor market and provide students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in a specific occupation or field. They can be offered at various levels, including secondary schools, vocational schools, community colleges, and technical institutes.
Vocational education programs typically include a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training, such as internships or apprenticeships. They may also involve the use of specialized equipment, tools, and technology used in the particular occupation.
Vocational education plays an important role in meeting the needs of the workforce, filling skilled labor shortages, and promoting economic growth. It provides individuals with opportunities to develop practical skills and knowledge that can lead to rewarding and fulfilling careers.
We have supported students of vocational schools in Lubelskie region by sending them to traineeships abroad under Erasmus+ VET projects mentioned to Spain, Italy and Portugal. We embraced over 70 students of vocational schools in these projects to train them in catering, hairdressing, hospitality, car mechanics and office professions.
Within national vocational education projects, we have provided career consultancy, vocational courses and paid workplacements for 30 unemployed people in the region of Lubelskie under RPO WL (RPLU.10.04.00-06-0029/18) to train them to become licenced truck drivers and for 50 disabled people to give them a head start in the labour market through vocational training and paid internships (national range, „(Od)Ważni na starcie!” ABS/000004/03/D).