Often young people can hardly imagine certain professions and have no idea what practical and everyday tasks these entail. Therefore, real and genuine insights into companies are very important. The Regions offer help in finding companies that allow these insights.
The region of St. Pölten/Lower Austria/Vienna (A) offers an interesting fair format, the "BeSt³ digital", where companies can be found. The initiative "Bildungsmeile Amstetten-Scheibbs" also involves such companies.
The region Vorarlberg (A) organizes the "Apprenticeship fair Montafon", as well as the "i-Messe - the Vorarlberg vocational training fair", where teachers can find companies. The Region has also set up an apprenticeship homepage where companies can present themselves.
In the region of Valais (CH), there are several orientation opportunities that are characterized by the presence of companies. For example, the fair formats "Berufsschaufenster Upper Valais" and "Your Challenge - Career and Education Fair". The "Infopass Valais" directly involves them, too. The orientation platform "Miini Brüefswahl" offers its own section that is used by companies as a shop window.
In the Rosenheim/Bavaria region (D), several initiatives are organized to enable teachers to find companies that can provide young people with insights. These include the "Azubi-Speed-Dating", the "Apprenticeship ambassadors - Combined degree" and the "Ausbildungs-Scouts”. In addition, the "meineZukunft! - The Job and Career Fair" is organized.
The Munich Chamber of Crafts (D) organizes the "School Workshop" and the "Career Evening of the Maria-Ward-Mädchenrealschule Traunstein", where companies are involved. At the "Meet your job - training fair" teachers can get to know a variety of open and sociable companies.
The region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes (F) offers the "mondial des métiers" job fair in this regard. The initiatives "Bravo les Artisans" and "Craftsmanship makes its cinema" involve companies, too.
The region of Trento (I) tries to give visibility to such businesses through a job fair.
The region of South Tyrol (I) offers different platforms to find such companies. For example, “Infofair Bressanone" and the "Futurum – South Tyrols education fair”. In this regard, the project "Encounter School-Company & Open Days” should also be mentioned.
The region of Slovenia (SL) offers the format "Craft Street", which involves companies.
Apprentice-Speed-Dating serves both training companies and pupils looking for an apprenticeship to gain a first impression of each other in a short time and to make contacts. Apprentice-Speed-Dating is similar to Partner-Speed-Dating.
Apprenticeship ambassadors “Combined degree”
Apprenticeship ambassadors are students in a combined degree programme who are completing a suitable apprenticeship profession parallel to their studies.
“Ausbildungs-Scouts” are apprentices in various apprenticed profession who belong to the Chamber of Commerce (IHK), to which the concept of this vocational orientation measure belongs. The apprentices visit classes at secondary schools, where they present their profession to the pupils and thus
meineZukunft! – Jobfair
The meineZukunft! Job and Career Fair is a job fair organised by the district of Rosenheim.
Group orientation activities are carried out mainly in training structures, such as schools or training institutions, or collaboration with training structures, to support more young people, generally students, in educational and professional orientation processes, through the activity of one or
The activity is carried out mainly with students from middle school onwards, with differences in approach. In middle school, the emphasis is still above all on the Self, while in the next cycle, it shifts to life projects and choices.
The checkup of talents is a practice that has spread in Italy from the 2000s onwards, also thanks to the improvement of technologies to support individual assessment for educational and professional guidance.
The Chamber of Skilled Crafts for Munich and Upper Bavaria offers a two-day potential analysis with career counselling followed by 10 days of practice-oriented career guidance.
Possibility for students and parents to visit training companies and get insights into different activities.
BeST³ digital - The Vienna Job, Training and Education Fair
BeSt³-fair in Vienna is Austria's largest education fair. It focuses on jobs, studies, trainings and further education. Around 350 exhibitors (NDU is one of them) present their varied offers and answer the questions of the visitors.
i-Messe - the Vorarlberg vocational training fair
The i-Messe is the largest event in Vorarlberg in the field of career guidance and takes place every two years for three days in the fall.
Apprenticeship fair Montafon
The Montafon Apprenticeship Fair was the first of what are now several interconnected and complementary instruments in the Montafon Valley to attract future skilled workers and prevent emigration.
Apprenticeship homepage www.lustenau.at/lehre
National and international technology, craft and service companies are gathered in the market town of Lustenau. Currently, around 250 apprentices are being trained in 76 different apprenticeship professions.
Berufsschaufenster Upper Valais
The Berufsschaufenster (job showcase) gives young people who are about to choose a profession a practice-oriented and animated insight into the professions of the Upper Valais economy and brings prospective apprentices together with potential apprenticeship companies.
Miini Brüefswahl – The Platform for career choices in Valais
The platform minii-bruefswahl.ch offers all career choice partners important information and offers on the process.
Valais InfoPass (information pass)
InfoPass is an event that aims to give the participating young people a lively insight into a job or a secondary school. In addition, professionals from different professions give practical insights into their everyday life.
Your Challenge - Career and Education Fair
The Your Challenge career and education fair takes place every two years. The event is part of the Valais vocational training program and offers around 21,000 visitors an insight into more than 400 professions.
Infofair Bressanone is organized by the regional vocational school "Chr. J. Tschuggmall" in Bressanone and offers an overview of the different school offers in the district Eisacktal/Wipptal.
Futurum – South Tyrols education fair
The "Futurum" combines an education fair, job fair and the WorldSkill Italy in one place. It offers three days of events on the topics of education, studies, recognition of study and professional titles, careers and job applications.
Project "Encounter School-Company" & Open Days
The Entrepreneurs' Association of South Tyrol has been organizing the project "Encounter School-Company" for many years in order to bring young people closer to the world of business through events and targeted initiatives.
At the International traiding fair (MOS) in Celje, the OZS, with its regional chambers and secondary schools, will prepare the so-called Crafts Street, where a presentation of 10 craft professions is planned.
Lehre? Respekt! – Schnupperlandkarte (map of training companies)
This map of training companies supports pupils, parents and teachers to find potential companies for “Professional Practical Days” in their regions.