Skills Development on Fashion Design
LdV - PLM - Fashion design and Textile

Duration of the project

2 weeks from May 11 2011

Description of participants

18-40 years old 15 women who had trainings / formal education on fashion design and textile

Programme Framework

Lifelong Learning

Sub programme

Leonardo da VInci -  Mobility - Placement

Reference number



Bursa Chamber of Textile (TK)

Local Partner

Atelier, Haute couture, Academy of Fashion


Language Course The course consisted in an intensive 2 weeks course, of 24 hours (3 hours of lessons per day from Monday to Friday). The course has been structured as follows: Frontal intensive lessons (24 hours), with a mother tongue teacher specialised in teaching Italian to foreigners. The Beneficiaries have the opportunity to be introduced to the main grammatical rules, vocabulary, and to the main situations of a common and everyday life conversation, with particular regards to all the necessary vocabulary related to the professional field where they were going to carry out their internships

Cultural Course The course was organized by Send in cooperation with “Eco Viaggi e cultura” a company specialized in cultural and touristic tour in Palermo and Sicily. The group had 2 different touristic tours, the first one it was a touristic tour around Palermo and the second one a tour In Selinunte archeological area and Mazzara del Vallo, a small village close to Palermo with a significant monuments.

Training activities: The Beneficiaries started the working practice the day after their arrival. The period of their internships lasted until their departure.