The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) has launched the fourth in a series of online training modules designed to provide insight into apprenticeship systems within the European Union.
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In this module, you will learn about:
- Why we need in-company trainers
- Developing the role of in-company trainers
- Supporting SMEs
The module includes interactive materials, infographics, examples from different countries and a range of additional resources. It allows participants to explore the role of in-company trainers, measures to improve trainers’ position, and related challenges and opportunities in the context of SMEs.
About the Content Creator:
Andrew McCoshan is a Senior Expert in VET and Director of Plexus Research & Consulting. He has spent almost all of his 30-year career as a researcher and consultant in the field, contributing to or leading numerous European and international projects. He is currently a Senior Expert helping to deliver the European Commission's Apprenticeship Support Service and external consultant to the VET Working Group coordinated by the European Commission, which focuses on digitalisation and innovation. He also supported the previous group on teachers and trainers in VET. He is an Associate Faculty Member at the Further Education and Training Research Centre and a Senior Research Associate at the Educational Disadvantage Centre, both at Dublin City University, Ireland.
How to participate
The module takes around 30 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will obtain a certificate of achievement.
Previous training modules