Vocational Education and Training (VET): The Italian System (Study Visits Included) - Florence

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Course Description

The highly skilled labor force is a fundamental strength of German industry and a major reason for foreign companies establishing businesses there. The basis for this skilled labor force is provided by an extensive apprenticeship and training system which is second to none throughout the world.

Have you ever heard about dual education, or Duale Ausbildung in German?

Known as ‘dual studies’ or referred to as the ‘dual education/apprenticeship system’, the German VET system is a highly regulated and well-regarded system whereby young people learn through a mix of ‘on-the-job’ training as well as in the classroom.

Usually, learners spend 70% of time in the workplace and 30% at college, therefore balancing theory with practical work. Dual educational training typically lasts around two to three years, after which time students will often gain an industry recognized qualification which is awarded by a Chamber of Commerce or guild.

By visiting some of the best VET institutions in the Berlin area and the businesses they work with, participants will get a significant insight into the German dual system of vocational education. In addition, thanks to the sharing of best practices, they will compare this system with other participants’ VET systems as well, allowing them to plan successful learning experiences integrating both innovative ideas and vocational elements.

The on-the-job experience of the German dual system provides a sense of accomplishment and additional motivation for the apprentice, who learns by doing effective work.

The system is standardized throughout Germany so that a young person completing a placement in one state can ensure that its qualification will be recognized in another. There are currently 330 occupations in German that require formal training, and with its standardized training and qualifications, this system allows many students to gain the correct training before they embark on their chosen career.

Continue reading: Discover the learning outcomes and the tentative schedule of this course.

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08.11.2021 > 13.11.2021
29.11.2021 > 04.12.2021
13.12.2021 > 18.12.2021
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31.01.2022 > 05.02.2022
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29.08.2022 > 03.09.2022
12.09.2022 > 17.09.2022
10.10.2022 > 15.10.2022
31.10.2022 > 05.11.2022
14.11.2022 > 19.11.2022
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30.10.2023 > 04.11.2023
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