Search for European Projects

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The mobility project "European skills in the hospitality industry through dual system" is proposed by "Mihail Kogălniceanu" Economic College from Focsani, Romania, in partnership with the Cambria College Wrexham, Wales and Akademie Klausenhof in Hamminkeln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The hospitality sector has a dynamic evolution and consumers’ demands are constantly increasing. Therefore, professionals in this field must constantly update themselvs to accommodate changes in national and European level. This project provides participants with adequate conditions for the development of professional skills and language requested by the European labor market insertion through the dual system. Through the expertise in VET projects development with European funds, material and technical basis, working techniques, quality trainers, proposed activities, the vision of gastronomy and tourism service quality offered to consumers, the chosen partners ensure the fullfilment of objectives. The training needs identified to target groups are: - Increasing the professional performance to European standards; - Direct knowledge of the European labor market; - Improving language skills. The target group consists of: * 16 students from XIth grade, specializing in Technician in gastronomy field, which will perform 60 hours traineeship in the kitchen and restaurant of Rendezvous Cambria College of Wrexham, Wales, based on the modules "Organization food production" and " National and international cuisine. " * 14 students from XIth grade , specializing in Technician in tourism, which will perform 60 hours traineeship in the travel agency "Yale Travel & Tourism Agency" Cambria College of Wrexham, Wales, based on the modules "Organizing agency tourism" and "Technical Operations travel agency ". * 30 students from Xth grade, Tourism and food field, wich will perform 60 hours traineeship in restaurants and hotels in Hamminkeln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, based on the modules' “Assortment of dishes and drinks" and "Serving preparations and drinks". The host organization, Cambria College, Yale Campus offers to the 16 students from Technician in gastronomy and 14 students from Technician in tourism field a modern material base, exceptional and highly trained professional teachers and open collaboration. Locations of the practice are the college’s kitchen and Rendez-vous restaurant which is open to the public and the travel agency "Yale Travel & Tourism Agency" of the college. The hosting organizations from Germany, will provide training to 30 students in the Xth grade from Food and tourism field, grouped into two streams, at 6 businesses: Akademie Klausenhof Hotel Lindenhof, Art Restaurant, Restaurant Langenhorst, Welcome Hotel Wesel, Hotel Haus Elmer . The specific objectives are: - Development of key competencies and professional skills of the 60 participants in the project, in hospitality field, validated by Europass Mobility, until the certificate of competence will be issued in July 2016 and July 2017, respectively. - Increasing the employability of the 60 participants in the project and facilitate the transition to the labor market, within 6 months from the completion of studies. The activities set to achieve the objectives are: * Welsh /German cuisine food preparation; * preparation of the salon for consumers serving; * culinary and associated beverage service; * use IT to software records, distribution and sale of preparations; * specific compartments activities in a travel agency; * setting up turistic packages in mixed teams with Welsh students. Expected results and expectations: * On individually level: practical skills of participants; increase motivation to participate to trainings in the future; improving language skills; * At school level: a better understanding of the interconnections between formal and non-formal vocational training and labor market; better preparation for the school to integrate best practices and new methods in daily activities; * Locally: improving and modernizing economic activity, leading to increased turnover if they hire students who benefit from training courses in the EU. Diplomas and awards received by European partners in international competitions in Hospitality and Catering, confirm the excellence in trainings on international level. In these circumstances, the project will have the expected results, confirming that we have chosen the most suitable partners for our mobility.
Up2Europe Ads



9 Partners Participants