Completed a training course in gardening that improves access to the labor market
The practices have been carried out in the municipal nursery and in green areas of the city
The mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, accompanied by the Councilor for Employment and Local Development, Mª Jesus Pinto, have closed the professional training program for the employment of "auxiliary activities in nurseries, gardens and garden centers" organized by the Agency of Employment and Local Development of Benidorm.
The mayor presented the diplomas to the students and encouraged them to persevere in their work itinerary, because the certificate of professionalism that after the course will be sent to them from the Ministry of Education, "demonstrates the qualification obtained and opens the doors for the Re-entry into the labor market. In any case, the effort of our City Council does not end here, because in addition to training, the Employment and Local Development Agency also facilitates access to available job offers, the ultimate goal pursued with these courses.
The Councilor for Employment, Mª Jesus Pinto, reported that "this training activity forms part of the" Training for the Insertion "modality and allows those who have passed the course, obtaining the certificate of professionalism that will facilitate their access to the labor market . This is one of the courses of this type that are currently carried out, together with the "Sale of Products and Tourism Services", two training actions aimed at improving the employability of our neighbors.
The nine students (eight men and one woman) who have followed this training program sponsored by the Employment and Local Development Agency of Benidorm have received theoretical training in their specialty, as well as modules on labor insertion, environmental awareness and equality, as well as promotion And promotion of the autonomous work or the training required to have the professional card of manipulator of phytosanitary products. In addition, as a fundamental part of the training program. They have been able to contrast this knowledge with 80 hours of Non-Work Practices that the students have played in the municipal nursery and in different garden areas of the city (Paseo de la Playa de Poniente, Parc de l'Aigüera, among others), according to Agreement signed with the concessionaire of maintenance of gardens and green areas of the city, Generala Group.
The Course of 'Auxiliary Activities in Nurseries, Gardens and Garden Centers' began on 30 December, has a duration of 270 hours and has been subsidized by SERVEF with a total of 22,377.60 Euros.