VOCATIONAL TRAINING | LATIN AMERICA & AFRICA
Creating future opportunities.
Vocational training strengthens both the economy and society – and opens up prospects for young people and companies. We know from experience that the right approaches, intercultural skills, and empathic communication are vital for the sustainable introduction of vocational training.
Expertise in education and advanced training
Confident in the quality of the „dual education system,“ WECO Consult has been supporting chambers and associations with the introduction of vocational training measures in Tanzania and Uruguay for years. We would welcome the opportunity to put our skills to work for you in other African and Latin American countries.
A mediator "between worlds"
Our solid business management experience and our expertise in dealing with government institutions, chambers, and associations helps us to ensure win-win solutions for all parties involved: employees, employers, and the business community. We always perform a thorough needs assessment in advance so that we can implement market-oriented, tailored vocational training in the target country.
Our services in detail:
- Needs assessment, exploratory talks
- Project design
- Planning workshop/memorandum of understanding
- Project implementation
DUAL TRAINING pilot project in Tanzania (2017 – 2021)
Facts & figures
- Support in the final phase of the pilot project for the introduction of dual training
- Establishment of a vocational training department within the VETA government agency
- Consultation on the state-wide establishment of dual training (2019 – 2021)
- 120 companies actively involved in the dual training system
- 4 skilled professions in 5 dual workshops across 5 regions of the state
- 14 dual vocational teachers trained
- Approximately 350 apprentices in training in 2021
- 195 apprentices had completed the three-year training by 2021
- 95% of graduates are employed after completing their training
TRAINING CENTER project in Uruguay (2012 – 2015)
Facts & figures
- Establishment and development of a training center
- Rollout of advanced training courses for employees of agricultural contractors (fee-based)
- Teaching students (in agricultural schools) about modern agricultural technologies
- Promoting of collaboration between agricultural contractors and importers of agricultural machinery
- Approximately 1,000 active paying participants in 12 different advanced training courses (1 – 3 days each)
- Approximately 1,100 adolescents attending agricultural schools