Experience a Profession
What tasks a profession entails and what the work in the company effectively looks like are two essential points in the decision-making process of a young person choosing a profession. There are various initiatives that enable in-company trainers to provide everyday practical insights.
The region of Vorarlberg (A) offers the initiative "Vorarlberg Apprenticeship Ambassadors", in which apprentices represent the company as well as the profession. The initiative "Successfully carry out professional practical days in the company" helps in-company trainers to prepare and implement practical insights in the context of company visits. The “i-Messe - the Vorarlberg vocational training fair" offers in-company trainers the opportunity to show practical insights.
The region St. Pölten/Lower Austria/Vienna (A) offers in-company trainers the opportunity to give young people real insights into their firms through the "Bildungsmeile Amstetten-Scheibbs". The "DUO**STARS SUMMERschool" format involves in-company trainers in the form of on-site visits.
In the region of Valais (CH) in-company trainers can provide young people with real insights by presenting their company at the " Berufsschaufenster Upper Valais”. The "Infopass Valais" also provides lively insights.
In the region Rosenheim/Bavaria (D), initiatives such as "Apprenticeship ambassadors - Combined degree" and the "Ausbildungs-Scouts" offer in-company trainers the opportunity to provide everyday insights through their apprentices.
The region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes (F) offers in-company trainers two opportunities to present everyday practice in the company: the initiatives "Bravo les Artisans" and "Craftsmanship makes its cinema".
The region of South Tyrol (I) offers in-company trainers the opportunity to bring young people into their firm through the project "Encounter School-Company”, especially through the "Open Days", and thus provide them with everyday insights.
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
Summer school programmes for students from vocational schools to provide information and consultation about educational and career pathways.
Possibility for students and parents to visit training companies and get insights into different activities.
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.
Successfully carry out professional practical days in the company
Within the framework of an information event, apprenticeship trainers and entrepreneurs of the Montafon region are trained in the successful and optimal implementation of taster days in their companies, among other things, by means of a checklist ("The perfect taster day").
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.
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.
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.