The bfz works in 5 administrative districts throughout the Czech Republic. Main activities include the realization of retraining and continuing vocational training courses, implementation and test of research projects, company trainings, integration of unemployed people/ those seeking employment into employment or employment services. In year 2012 the bfz provided for about 3500 people.
Two of the most successful Colleges in the country, Yale College of Wrexham and Deeside College joined forces to create Coleg Cambria - Cambria College in English. Both Yale and Deeside have been the joint highest performing Colleges in Wales over recent years and since the merger Cambria College serves over 27,000 students through a team of 1,600 staff. Cambria is the classical name for Wales, being the Latinised form of the Welsh name Cymru (Wales).
Cambria College consists of six well equipped sites; Deeside, Yale Grove Park, Yale Bersham Road, Wrexham Training, Llysfasi and Northop. The college offers a wide range of courses from Further Education to HNC’s and Foundation Degrees for full and part time students, apprentices and part time community learners. Coleg Cambria continues to work in partnership with over 1000 employers and has global links covering four continents.
ECAP Consultancy s.r.l. is a ten years experienced company of consulting in formative researching and innovation. Its main fields of expertise are vocational training innovation, project management, needs analysis, competencies certification and validation, project evaluation, promotion and strengthening of entrepreneurship and network services with added value, through the Geie Eunetz and the structured participation in other European networks. It has been founded by Fondazione ECAP Suisse, a nonprofit body for vocational training, professional upgrading and research.
Brose is a partner to the international automobile industry and deliver mechatronic systems and electric drives to about 80 automotive manufacturers and more than 30 suppliers. Approximately 22,000 employees work for Brose at 57 locations in 23 countries (among them Spain, the UK and the Czech Republic) on all major automotive markets worldwide.
Currently, Brose is the fourth-largest family-owned company among the top 100 automotive suppliers worldwide.
Offering apprentice positions to young people has a long tradition: Around 260 young people are currently training at the training locations or qualifying through the dual education system, the ideal combination of theory and practice.
Brose took part in the EDGE-project of f-bb to orientate apprenticeship towards learning outcomes. They were engaged in the development of learning units in the field of mechatronics.
AUDI AG design, engineer, manufacture and distribute premium automobiles and motorcycles. The company is part of the Volkswagen Group and is headquartered in Ingolstadt (Germany). Audi vehicles are produced in 19 production facilities in 13 countries, among them in Spain, Slovakia, Hungary, Belgium). With more than 1,6 million vehicles sold (in 2013) Audi is one of the biggest companies in the automobile sector in Germany. In 2013 Audi had more than 71,000 employees worldwide. The company offers places in more than 20 training occupations, in 2013 there were more than 2,500 trainees.
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