Get in Touch with Apprentices
As an in-company trainer, there are many ways to get in touch with apprentices. Initiatives that companies organize together with schools are particularly good opportunities. But fairs and open days also offer a great opportunity.
The region of Vorarlberg (A) organizes the "Apprenticeship fair Montafon", as well as the "i-Messe - the Vorarlberg vocational training fair" to facilitate the contact between in-company trainers and young people. The region has set up an apprenticeship homepage, too.
The region St. Pölten/Lower Austria/Vienna (A) offers an interesting fair, the "BeSt³ digital". Direct contact with potential apprentices is primarily established at the "Bildungsmeile Amstetten-Scheibbs".
The region of Valais (CH) brings potential apprentices and in-company trainers together at the formats "Berufsschaufenster Upper Valais" and "Your Challenge - Career and Education Fair". The "Valais InfoPass " enables direct contact, too.
In the region Rosenheim/Bavaria (D), several initiatives are organized to make it easier for in-company trainers to get in touch with potential apprentices, including the "Azubi-Speed-Dating", the "Apprenticeship ambassadors - Combined degree" and the "Ausbildungs-Scouts". In addition, the "meineZukunft! - The Job and Career Fair", is offered. Especially for the Bavarian metal and electrical industry, the format "AusbildungsOffensive-Bayern" is organized.
The Chamber of Crafts Munich (D) organizes the "Meet your job - training fair" to enable contact between in-company trainers and potential apprentices. In this regard, the "Berufsbilderabend der Maria-Ward-Mädchenrealschule Traunstein" is organized, too.
The region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes (F) offers the "mondial des métiers" job fair.
The region of South Tyrol (I) offers different formats as a contact point between in-company trainers and apprentices. For example, the " Infofair Bressanone" and the " Futurum – South Tyrols education fair".
The region of Trento (I) tries to connect potential apprentices with in-company trainers through their job fair.
The region of Slovenia (SL) offers the format "Crafts path", which links in-company trainers and potential apprentices.
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.
AusbildungsOffensive-Bayern is an initiative of the Bavarian metal and electrical industry - bayme vbm accompanies pupils of all secondary school types online in their career orientation and offers them insights into different training models and opportunities.
An orientation activity, implemented by some schools or networks of schools in Trentino, is the job fair. Generally, to organize this type of initiative, students' parents are contacted, who are willing to answer students’ questions regarding their jobs.
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.
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.
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.
The Craft path is a „regionally“ designed project, which aimes to include all Slovenian „regions“.
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.