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This section provides access to Video Testimonials of VET Students and Companies’ managers who have been protagonists of Work Based Learning experiences.
The testimonials highlight the benefits, the skills acquired, the impact in terms of employability and the benefits for the enterprise and the VET students resulting from the WBL Experiences they have been involved in.
The testimonials also aim to underline the importance for companies, that human resources they are going to select and employ, have both the technical and professional skills to perform the specific task and the basic and transversal skills that can be acquired only by completing VET education, so to motivate students not to abandon their studies.
SWOT Testimonial - VET Students - Francesco (and Letizia) - Italy
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He is attending the address valorization and marketing of the local agricultural products in a Professional Institute of Pistoia. In the first three years they are done all subjects of all three addresses while then from the third you choose which address to take. For what concern tourism we study at the level of regional parks, national and oasis. He says he is very lucky also because owners made him feel at his own they always helped him in moments of difficulty. First of all he advises everyone to do the alternation school work because it is a moment when you learn and you get into the reality of a future job. For example they have him guaranteed to work there for a while until September October then we will see. But he recommends it to everyone. The only flaw is the division of hours.
He would like a different distribution of working hours from those of the study in favour of those of work. Also the period of work requires a modification, in summer the dates are not compatible with the season and the studies: It is necessary to have the WBL connected to the study addresses
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.