Language Training and Working Placement
LdV - Placement Fields of the project: Fine arts, Graphics and Restoration

Duration of the project

3 weeks from 02/03/2011 to 24/02/2011

Number of participants

9 students attending a vocational school in the specified project

Programme Framework

Lifelong Learning

Sub programme

LdV - Mobilità - IVT


Rosenvilde videregående skole - Norvegia

Local Partner

Graphic studios, art galleries, and restaurants pasticcierie


Language course:The course consisted in an intensive 3 weeks course, of 36 hours (3 hours of lessons per day from Monday to Friday). The course has been structured as follows: Frontal intensive lessons (36 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 touristic guide  specialized in cultural and touristic tour in Palermo and Sicily. The group had 2 different touristic tours around Palermo

Training activities: The Beneficiaries started the working practice the day after their arrival. The period of their internships lasted until their departure. Here are the tasks performed by trainees:

  • Support the staff of the museum in cataloguing the pappets of the museum and realizing a photographic archive

  • making artistic photo to pappets installation

  • Support the graphic department staff in activities such as: layout of the editorial production (with InDesign); image processing and image retouch (with Photoshop).

  • Support the chef and his staff in preparing, cooking and mise en place of different Sicilian dishes