Practice

During the first week of the program, participants are interviewed by the tutor and the project manager of the program. The interviews are individuals and the purpose of them is to find the most suitable practice training for each participant. The practice placements are selected according to the possibilities existing in Rethymno and to participants’ experiences and wishes.

The timetable of the practice placement is arranged in an agreement between the participant and the responsible person of the practice The minimum practice duration is four hours (4) and maximum six (6) hours per day, five days per week. During your placement, the tutor and the project manager will supervise and monitor participants’ progress. The tutor realizes several follow-up visits at the practice in order the practice evaluates participants work as well as several evaluation meetings are carried out where participants evaluate their practices.

The sectors of practice placements offered are the following:

In the area of Archaeology & Restoration internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to participate in excavations, to work in ceramic restoration with finds from excavations or with icons and paintings. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • The Archaeological museum of Rethymno
  • The KTH' Inland Revenue of Byzantine Antiques
  • 25th Revenue of pre-Historical & Classical Antiques

In the area of tourism, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in companies involved with tourism or alternative tourism. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • 5-star hotels
    Tasks offered > Reception, administration, animation, service, restaurant, room keeping, logistics, gardening, maintenance
  • Small hotels
    Tasks offered > Reception, administration, service, restaurant, room keeping, logistics, gardening, maintenance
  • Travel agencies
    Tasks offered > customer service, bookings, e-communication, translations, excursion organization, administration
  • Private and public touristic information associations
    Tasks offered > customer service, information providing, administration, touristic promotion
  • Touristic shops
    Tasks offered > sales, customer service, logistics,
  • Language skills are requested especially in the reception service

In the area of Administration & Management internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in companies that have documents in the English language. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • 5-star hotels
  • Small hotels
  • Travel agencies
  • University of Crete-Department of international relations
  • Private and public touristic information associations
  • Private schools for foreign languages
  • Real estate offices

In the area of Sports, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to have practice in fitness centers or to be involved in specific sports such as basketball, football etc. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • The fitness center of the University of Crete
  • Private fitness centers

In the area of Environmental Science internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to have practice in the environmental sector, as well as recycling, animal protection & food control. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • The Public waste management office in Rethymno
  • The Municipality of Rethymno- Recycling department
  • The Environmental Department of Secondary Education
  • Animal protection association

In the area of IT, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to have practice private companies which work with software, hardware, networks, graphic design & web design. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Private IT companies
  • University of Crete
  • Advertisement companies
  • Municipality of Rethymno

In the area of Health & Social Care internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants with studies in Education, social sciences, Medical science have the possibility to work with children, adults, handicaps, excluded social groups, animals, etc. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • The public hospital of Rethymno
  • Private kindergartens
  • Public kindergartens
  • Associations for people with special skills
  • Associations for elderly people
  • Pharmacies
  • Nutrition
  • Health center
  • Mental Health center
  • Vet centers

In the area of Culture, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in different kind of museums, art centers, and cultural promotion under the frame of conservation of the cultural heritage. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • The Archaeological museum of Rethymno
  • The folklore art museum of Rethymno
  • The Paleontological museum of Rethymno
  • Folk art center
  • Municipality of Rethymno

In the area of Art, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in a different kind of museums, art centers ceramic workshops and in art restoration. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Ceramic workshops
  • Museums
  • The Archaeological museum of Rethymno
  • The KTH' Inland Revenue of Byzantine Antiques
  • 25th Revenue of pre-Historical & Classical Antiques

In the area of Education, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work with children or teenagers, in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools as teachers’ assistants, participate in schools activities, or work in vocational centers. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Private school for foreign languages
  • Public or private kindergartens
  • Educational associations for children with special skills
  • Vocational centers

Bakers

In the area of Bakery, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work with local products and learn Greek recipes and techniques. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Bakeries
  • Hotels’ bakeries
  • Caterings

Pastry Makers

In the area of Pastry making internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work with local products and learn Greek recipes and techniques. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Patisseries
  • Hotels’ bakeries
  • Caterings

Carpenters

In the area of Carpentry, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in, furniture’s, frames’, roofs’, construction, as well as in their montage, placement, and maintenance. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Big factories
  • Small enterprises
  • Hotels’ maintenance

Bricklayers

In the area of Bricklaying, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in the area of construction by using concrete, iron, stone etc. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Construction companies

Joiners-Roofers

In the area of Joinery & Roof making internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in roofs’, frames’, furniture’s construction, as well as in their montage, placement, and maintenance. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Big factories
  • Small enterprises
  • Hotels’ maintenance

Plasterers

In the area of Plastering, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to cut, place, paint plasterboards as well to make the designs. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Plaster Enterprises

Plumbers

In the area of Plumbing, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work with plumbing installation, heating systems, solar systems, and maintenance. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Plumbing companies
  • Hotels’ maintenance team

Stonemasons

In the area of Stone, construction internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in the area of stone construction by working in factories using CNC machine, building stone houses or streets, and work in their renovation and conservation. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Construction companies
  • Factories work with CNC

Hairdressers & Beauty

In the area of Hairdressing & Beauty internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to work in hair salons cutting, coloring, styling hair and in Beauty saloons working with massage, nails styling, body care etc . The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Hair saloons
  • Spa
  • Beauty saloons

Cooks

In the area of Cooking, internships offered to participants according to their education, skills and willing. Participants have the possibility to cook together with Greek chefs, to learn Greek traditional foods by using local products and recipes as well as providing service to the customers. The tasks participants carry out depend on the agreement between the practice and the participant.

The network of partners in this sector includes:

  • Big restaurants
  • Family restaurants
  • Hotels’ restaurant

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