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Tourism Roles and Vocational Employment Learning to SPAIN
Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2018 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Urban Lynx will lead a UK Consortium of 3 leading VET Providers, and support 2oo disadvantaged students to participate in a VET Traineeship project in 3 sectors in Spain (Seville). Students will participate in a 2 week or 4 week work experience placement, in hospitality tourism, and hotel sectors; to increase their vocational skills, work experience and improve EU knowledge and skills. The participants will be disadvantaged learners from some of the most deprived community in London. A majority of students will be aged between 16-24, and 25+ who are doing vocational training in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism; Catering. As an experienced Lifelong Learning organisation, we will build on our best practice in supporting the mobility of our students and achieve high personal impacts. The project aims, which compliment ERASMUS aims: - Develop their practical and technical skills in relation to Hospitality & Tourism, Catering and Travel - Increase their confidence - Assist their entry into the labour market on completion of vocational training within VET Partners- improve learning performance through enhanced VET activities - enhanced opportunities and training to increase employment and career choices for our students- improved and increased self esteem, empowerment amongst our learners, specifically on those disadvantaged in European learners-improved language and linguistic skills for students to encourage wider participation in European learning -increased participation in the UK and wider EU community- Enhanced employability through 'soft outcomes' such as increased self-esteem, team working, time management
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