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What are the organisation's main activities?

“Associazione formazione professionale del Patronato San Vincenzo” (AFP Patronato) was founded in 1956 with the aim of giving to young people in economic and social difficulties professional and technical competences and abilities. The association considers continuing education as a fundamental and strategic resource for social and economic development of companies and it always looks for new formative and learning methods. Its three offices, in Bergamo, Clusone and Endine, are recognised by “Regione Lombardia” and they work within its vocational training and lifelong learning projects framework.

What are the organisation's activities in the field of this application?

AFP Patronato leads 3 vocational training centers with about 1200 pupils and about 100 teachers/trainers. Three-year long vocational courses allow people to obtain a “vocational qualification” certificate, which is recognized in the whole nation. AFP has developed innovative way of teaching focused on learning by doing and workshops. Thanks to this methodology, students are able to gain new motivation, new skills and competences to be able to realize a real socioeconomic inclusion.

Agenzia per il Lavoro, is an agency offering services for the job seekers and unemployed, in order to help them to get in or to reintegrate in the job market and to reskill themselves, thanks to vocational training and career guidance courses. 3. Continuous education and lifelong learning courses Courses aimed to implement educational qualification and vocational training. These courses are designed for employed, unemployed and job seekers,

freelancers, companies’ managers.



Country:        Italy

Region:         Lombardia

City:              BERGAMO

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