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Vacansoleil Students, Young Professionals and Staff in Europe
Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Vacansoleil, travel agency for luxury camping holidays, works with more than 450 campsites in 16 European countries. Besides the regular (re)hiring relationship between touroperators as Vacansoleil and campsites, Vacansoleil also provides trainees and staff for this campsites.The European leisure sector has a large and growing need for well-trained employees. With this project Vacansoleil will actively contribute to the increase in the number of international high-quality educated staff for the international leisure industry.Vacansoleil has an intensive cooperation with four shools (ROCs) in the Netherlands in the field of education and internships; together the Vacansoleil Leisure Academy has been designed and implemented as a practical vocational training in the leisure sector. The Vacansoleil Training Centre coordinates the cooperation and carries out activities within the framework of this cooperation.In addition to this intensive cooperation Vacansoleil works with several vocational training schools together in the field inernships. These are schools in different directions.In recent years, several hundred participants were given the opportunity to gain experience abroad for an international internship or work experience. They have evolved, international experience, (further) development in foreign languages, improvement of their social skills and have a greater chance given the international labour market a better picture of the opportunities in the international labour market.For the participants, trainees and graduates of vocational education, which by the broad learning aspect of this project, interest will bes aroused and recognition will be realized with the capabilities of the international labour market, applies to live and work in another country or working with people from other countries. Along with the vocational, language and social skills developed during this participation the participants are fit, employable and attractive in a large part of the international labour market.Through Vacansoleil partners (campsites) establish internships for graduate students and recently graduated graduate students available as part of their practical training. These internships are common in various functional areas of campsites in several countries in Europe. Also is provided for internships for teachers of the ROC partners and employees of the Vacansoleil Training Centre. Within the 'Vacansoleil Students, Young Professionals and Staff in Europe' project, there is expected an ampount of participants of 424 in total.

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