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Vocational training

The vocational training gives you the knowledge and skills to develop an activity in a particular professional field.

Written by Maria Sunyer, Eurodesk Multiplier of Palma de Mallorca.

The intermediate vocational training gives you the knowledge and skills to develop an activity in a particular professional field.

These studies are called "middle-level vocational training" and usually last between 1300-2000 hours.

Each training cycle consists of a series of theoretical modules and practical part called "workplace training". This is a training practice in a professional sector companies related to your training cycle will allow you to develop skills and knowledge in real work environment.

What will be the title you get?

The title you get when you finish the training cycle is the technical means of the relevant profession.

No direct passage through to the next grade level because they require different skills.

Access Requirements.

To access cycle intermediate training must have the certificate of completion of compulsory secondary education or equivalent academic purposes,

Can also be accessed if you have exceeded the corresponding entrance test

The Test Access.

The test is aimed at people who want to access a training cycle training through, but do not have the certificate of completion of secondary education.

To be submitted to the test you must have turned 17 years old on or during the year that is the test.

Prior to enrollment, it is important to learn from:

• The time available to make arrangements

• The documents submitted and in which center

• Exemptions * that can be ordered and where they have to ask

 • How to apply for an adaptation of the test, people with specific needs.

Description of Test.

The entrance test is referenced considered essential core competencies set out in the curriculum for compulsory secondary education: Linguistic competence, social and civic competence, mathematical competence and competence in knowledge and interaction with the physical world.

The entrance examination medium level vocational training is the same for all cycles and is structured in three parts:

 When can I access?

There are two periods to apply for and make enrollment: one if you qualify for the shortcut and you meet another if not and you have to access the test. These limits are determined by the Ministry of Education

 

THE HIGHER LEVEL VOCATIONAL TRAINING (CFGS)

The higher level vocational training gives you the knowledge and skills to develop an activity in a particular career path.

These studies usually last between 1300-2000 hours.

Each training cycle consists of a series of theoretical modules and practical part called "workplace training". This is a training practice in a professional sector companies related to your training cycle will allow you to develop skills and knowledge in real work environment.

What will be the title you get?

The title you get when you finish the upper level training cycle is the Senior Technician corresponding trade.

Access Requirements

- You can go directly to a higher level training cycle with the bachelor's degree, with a university degree or any other equivalent academic purposes. Access must be requested within the deadlines that will set the overall direction of Vocational Training.

- Also accessible surpassing the corresponding entrance test.

The access test:

It is aimed at people who want to access a higher level training cycle but have no high school diploma or other equivalent academic purposes that are described above.

The requirements for testing are:

- Be 19 years or will be in the year that is the test.

- Be 18 years old on or in the year that is the test and already have a Technical degree level training cycle through the same professional that Exceeds Grade you want to access.

Before applying for the entrance test, it is important to learn from:

• The time available to make arrangements.

• What documentation presented, and what tests will center.

• In which specific cases can apply for exemption from the common part of the specific test or some stuff and where you can ask for.

• If you have passed the entrance examination to the university for more than 25 years should not be screened for access to training cycle, but the period to apply for a place will be the same people who come from the way "access by trial."

• People with specific needs that require an adaptation of the test, shall also report when and where to apply it.

Description of the test:

The entrance test is referenced basic skills considered essential in establishing high school curricula.

Have a common part and a specific part. The common part is aimed to assess the capabilities of reasoning and listening and reading comprehension of students in order to assess the capabilities of successfully pursue higher level training cycle. The specific part is based on the fundamental knowledge related to the professional field in which they want to continue their studies, and thus evaluable subjects correspond to the mode of school-linked training cycle which must be made.

When can I access?

There are two periods to apply for and make enrollment: one if you qualify for the shortcut and you meet another if not and you have to access the test. These limits are determined by the Directorate General of Vocational Training.

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Written by Eurodesk Qualified Multiplier, Instituto Balear de la Juventud