Where to find Information on Training Pathways
Young people use a wide variety of online and offline channels in the information process on the future training pathway.
In the region St. Pölten/Lower Austria/Vienna (A) the fairs "BeSt³ digital", "Bachelor and More" and "Master and More" are used to gather information. “Open House" is used as a source of information, too. The format "DUO**STARS SUMMERschool" offers young people an all-round program on the subject of training paths.
The region of Vorarlberg (A) organizes the "Apprenticeship fair Montafon " and the "i-Messe", which is used by young people to find out about existing training opportunities. The Region has set up an apprenticeship homepage that young people can consult for information. The "Vorarlberg Apprenticeship Ambassadors" also play an important role as a source of information.
In the region of Valais (CH) several formats are offered, that young people use as a source of information, including the "Berufsschaufenster Upper Valais" and the "Your Challenge - Career and Education Fair ". The "Infopass Valais" informs young people about their options, too. The orientation platform "Miini Brüefswahl" offers young people the chance to search for information independently and autonomously. It also provides information about possible events and activities.
In the region Rosenheim/Bavaria (D) several initiatives are organized, which serve as a source of information for young people. 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 offered and used for these purposes. "AusbildungsOffensive-Bayern" offers specific information on the metal and electrical industry.
The Munich Chamber of Skilled Crafts (D) organizes the "Meet your job - training fair", where young people can inform themselves about existing career and training paths. In this context, the "Berufsbilderabend der Maria-Ward-Mädchenrealschule Traunstein" is organized, too. The "Girls Day" is a special initiative for girls. The initiative "Training ambassadors for the skilled crafts - virtual setting" can give young people real insights into the world of training through testimonials of almost the same age.
In the region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes (F) many young people use the "mondial des métiers" job fair as a source of information. But initiatives like " Craftsmanship makes its cinema" and "Coaching métier" inform young people about the possible training paths, too.
In the region of South Tyrol (I) the "Infofair Bressanone" and the "Futurum – South Tyrols education fair" are used as sources of information. The initiatives "Karriere mit Lehre" and the "Training, study and career guidance” by the South Tyrolean provincial administration inform young people about the possibilities in education and help with orientation.
The region of Trento (I) tries to offer young people a source of information through their job and school fairs. Furthermore, orientation “group initiatives” and "Job Counselling" offer young people information. Also "Talent Checkups" with the website "Sorprendo" offers information on 450 professional branches.
In the region of Slovenia (SL) offers the format "Crafts path", which young people use for information.
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.
Girls day in the training centres of the Chamber of Skilled Crafts for Munich and Upper Bavaria
Every year on the 4th Thursday in April, the nationwide Girls Day takes place, which is all about informing young women about career opportunities in professions that are atypical for women.
Training ambassadors for the skilled crafts sector - virtual setting
Three young people in a craft apprenticeship or studying after their apprenticeship present their job description to pupils in an online conference (90 min).
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.
Bachelor and More
National as well as international higher education institutions inform about their programs.
Master and More
National as well as international higher education institutions inform about their programs.
Summer school programmes for students from vocational schools to provide information and consultation about educational and career pathways.
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.
Vorarlberg Apprenticeship Ambassadors
The apprenticeship ambassadors are young people who are in the middle of their own apprenticeship. They tell students at school about their job, their career and how they got there.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Schulbesuche in der Mittelschule: Karriere mit Lehre
School visits under the initiative “Karriere mit Lehre” are events organised by lvh - Wirtschaftsverband für Handwerk und Dienstleister Südtirol in cooperation with German-speaking schools.
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.
Training, study and career guidance by the South Tyrolean provincial administration
Training, study and career guidance is a free service offered by the South Tyrolean provincial administration.
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.
School-fairs at the middle schools
The following orientation measure is aimed at giving students, at the middle schools of the autonomous province of Trento, the opportunity to know better the educational offer of the secondary schools and VET schools in their neighbourhood to be able to choose the school in a more informed way in
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 Craft path is a „regionally“ designed project, which aimes to include all Slovenian „regions“.