Liepaja Marine College VET students’ trainings in Portugal funded by Erasmus+ programme

Erasmus+ Project Title: Liepaja Marine College VET students’  trainings in Portugal
Erasmus+ Project No. 2014-1-LV01-KA102-000306
Project duration period: 01.07.2014 - 31.05.2016.
Project budget: 36 294,00 EUR
Beneficiary: Liepaja Marine College (LMC)
Partner organisation: EUROYOUTH Portugal
Traineeship Placement Company: SVITZER Portugal
In the project "Liepaja Marine College VET students’ internship in Portugal" were involved two organizations: Liepaja Marine College (LMC) and the Portuguese organisation EUROYOUTH Portugal, which also serves as an intermediay that organized accommodation, transport, internship and any other specific needs and requests of the partner institution. 

Target group: Liepaja Marine College VET students
Main activities: LMC VET student traineeship in Portugal on board of the ships.
In February – May 2016, for internship to Portugal, went 9 Liepaja Marine College students, which were selected by a special commission. Internship were organised in two flows. The first flow, 5 students had 56 days long trainings on board of SVITZER tugs (two from navigation department, and three from marine engineering department). The second flow, 4 students (two from navigation department and two from marine engineering department) participated in 50 days long trainings on board of SVITZER tags as well.

Project results:
This project enriched Liepaja Marine College’ participants of the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and competence in the chosen profession, which are necessary for professional growth. Students had to know a new culture, gained a broader vision and a more comprehensive perspective on life, as well as improved their language and communication skills, as well as strengthened their self-sufficiency. 

Participant’s traineeship reports
Marine Engineering VET students
Tomass Jefimovs 
Krists Alitis
Roberts Zile
Maris Potasovs
Vladislavs Tiscenko

Navigation department VET students
Rebeka Vitina
Arturs Liegis
Armands Rusakovs
Boriss Kniga

Publications about the project in English
Facebook EUROYOUTH Portugal

Pictures from project
First group 1
First group 2
Second group   

Project coordinator: LMC project specialist Jekaterina Zalomova, mob. +37127089970, e-mail: