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European Vocational Skills Week
Ankündigung12. November 2020Generaldirektion Beschäftigung, Soziales und Integration

Great- grandfather's trade earns during studies


© 2020, Edvīns Sirmacis

I chose to became a carpenter due to my interest in this trade starting from the wood structure to tools. I had great-grandfather’s tools remained – gravers, planes and many other old time tools, which only strengthened my interest in carpentry. I made my mind to study vocational education not taking into account that it means a year more of studies for gaining the qualification. I must say I did not expect such a great support from the school and other people. I was able not only to gain qualitative, for labour market up-to dated education, but also to meet entrepreneurs who doing the same thing, but of course in other level. It is great that I was offered various scholarships. Currently I have scholarship from school’s patron and I also earn salary during my practise in the enterprise. I am sure to say that choosing vocational education has more pluses than minuses and what is for sure – work is on my doorstep!


Datum der Veröffentlichung
12. November 2020
Generaldirektion Beschäftigung, Soziales und Integration