Admário Ferreira, a trainee at the National Association of Automobile Industry (CEPRA), had an excellent competition and won a silver medal in the automobile mechatronics category at EuroSkills 2016, held in Gothenburg.
Prototype improvement, ideas for cooperation and suggestions for future actions were the main points of the European big data hackathon (#euBDhack) follow up, jointly organised by Cedefop and Eurostat, in Thessaloniki on 18 and 19 September.
In May 2016 Portugal will stage the national occupation championships in Coimbra.
The Reativar (reactivate) measure, established by decree no 86/2015, aims to promote reintegration of long-term (more than 12 months) and very long-term unemployed, over 30 years of age through work placements lasting 6 months.
New higher professional technical courses (CTSP - cursos técnicos superiores profissionais), were introduced by Decree-Law 43/2014 of 18 March 2014.
The goal of this programme is to keep job-seekers as close to the labour market as possible and to help improve their employability by directing specific groups of subsidised unemployed people (aged 45 and above or unemployed for six months or more) to training or occupational programmes.