|Land / Country: ||Sweden|
|Språk / Language: ||Engelska|
|Utbildningsform / Form/type of education: ||Formell utbildning (yrkesutbildning, högskola, etc)/ formal AE system |
|Orsak för validering / Reason for validation: ||Arbete / job demands|
|Validator: ||National and/or municipal system (external validator)|
|År/Year of completion: ||2006|
Beskrivning / Case description:
Background: Emad is 45 years old and came to Sweden from Iraq ten years ago. He has
studied Swedish and other subjects in adult education programs and has also begun a teacher
training program at Örebro University. In Iraq he worked as a welder for five years, but he has
no certificate of his competence.
Goal: He needs to get a job quickly since it is difficult for him to support his family on
student loans. If it is possible he would like to work as well as study.
How: Emad visits CityAkademin and asks about validations. He immediately does a mapping
with a study and vocational counsellor and they discuss his experience in welding. He meets a
vocational studies teacher for half a day and get to show his practical skills. The teacher also
evaluates his theoretical knowledge.
Where: The validation takes place in a study environment at an upper secondary school
specialising in Industrial Work and Welding. A vocational studies teacher is responsible for
When: The validation was completed during half a day.
Documentation: Emad get grades in two courses in Welding.
Follow-up: He is looking for work and begins to work as a welder at an industrial company a
|Uppgifterna har lämnats av / Information delivered by (name): ||Nils Friberg
|Kontakt / Contact: ||
Tel: Annika Åberg-Hellund
|Uppgifterna har lämnats (datum) / The date of entry: ||2007-04-04
|Nyckelord: ||vocational education and training, prior learning, validation/accreditation of prior learning/recogni, competence development, people with low education levels