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ENHANCED EMPLOYABILITY THROUGH WORK-BASED LEARNING
Start date: 01 Jun 2016, End date: 31 May 2018 PROJECT  FINISHED 

We would like to carry out this project to further support the INTERNATIONALISATION STRATEGY of our institution, that has beensuccessfully offering VET transnational mobility experience since 2006.The vocational areas chosen are Engineering -(Aircraft Manufacturing, Welding) , Hospitaliy and Catering - Professional Cookery,Agriculture, Hairdressing that are priority areas of the College, the 4 sectors being also strategic areas defined by the Welsh Assembly.The BENEFICIARIES are 170 IVT students in total with the following breakdown:- Flow: F, student:s, accompanying staff:a.c.; F1: 15 Welding s. + 2 a.c. ;10 aerospace s + 2 a.c. F2: 15 Agriculture s + 2 a.c.; , 15 Cookery s + 2 a.c.,F3: 15 Hairdressing s. + 2 a.c.,F4: 15 Agriculture s. + 2 a.c., F5: 15 Welding s. + 2 a.c. ;10 aerospace s + 2 a.c. F6: 15 Agriculture s + 2 a.c.; , 15 Cookery s + 2 a.c.,F7: 15 Hairdressing s. + 2 a.c.,F8: 15 Agriculture s. + 2 a.c., The OBJECTIVES of the project are:1) offer our students the possibility to acquire competences to improving their employability in the European labour market,facilitating the transition from school into employment;2) foster the personal development of our students by widening their personal horizon;3) offer the possibility to our students to learn German;4) meet the needs defined above at the level of our Organisation.5) further develop and implement in practice our EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT PLAN as part of the INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGYof COLEG CAMBRIAThe partners chosen are state-of the-art institutions in Germany in the area of Engineering and Catering, a total of 8 hostingemployers.The planned activities are structured in the WORK PACKAGES / WP of the project:- management- project start - kick -off- information and selection of participants;- preparation (linguistic, cultural, pedagogical, psychological);- logistical arrangements- mobility placement implementation;- follow up - evaluation- certification- dissemination and exploitationThe most relevant EXPECTED OUTCOMES are:a) Increased employability chances of the students both in the UK, DE & RO by developing vocational competences in a genuine workenvironment with German and Romanian employers;b) Validation & recognition of the vocational competences acquired in DE while on work placement by integrating them in the homestudent portfolio, setting them off against specifications of the Essential Skills Wales Europass Mobility Document and EuropassLanguage Passport;c) Improve the quality and increase the volume of co-operation between our College and institution providing learningopportunities in Europe;d) Increased self-esteem of the students, gain of intercultural and linguistic competences.
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