Bulgaria

NETWORK COORDINATOR ECQ 

Address: 1166 Sofia, Bulgaria 8 Racho Petkov Kazandziyata Str., ADORA Business Center, fl.6 BULGARY

Telephone: +359 2 971 89 30

Website: ecq-bg.com

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Sectors

  • Tourism, hospitality and tour guiding
WORK BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES ABROAD FOR VET LEARNERS

Transnational mobility aimed at acquiring new skills is one of the fundamental ways through which individuals, particularly young people, can strengthen their future employability and foster their personal development.

VET enables these young learners to acquire the knowledge, skills and experience they need to succeed in the labour market, whether for a specific job or for a wider range of occupations.

Within ENNE, the WBL experiences abroad for VET learners shall allow the learners to develop their professional and soft skills, such as communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and teamwork.

ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED:
  • ECQ
  • MK LTD
  • Local museums
  • Albena resort
  • Community info center
  • Tour operators
  • Touristic landmarks and places
PROGRAMME FOR 10-DAYS WBL EXPERIENCE FOR VET LEARNERS
  • DAY 1
    Learning Outcomes: Get to know each other. Get acquainted with the working conditions. Initial self-assessment of the participants. Introduction to the Bulgarian culture and the state of art of the tourism, hospitality and tour guiding. Safety and protection protocol.

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Get to know each other. Safety and protection protocol. Rules and regulations during the mobility. Team building Presentation of the programme and the participants. Introduction to the training agenda ECQ (Location: Varna)
12:00-13:00 Lunch (Location: Varna)
13:00-16:30 Training workshop – “Get to know Varna” – field visits to popular tourist sights in Varna, orientation in the city infrastructure and environment. Self-assessment and learning goals ECQ (Location: Varna)
16:30 – 17:00 Reflection and wrap up of the day ECQ (Location: Varna)

  • DAY 2
    Learning Outcomes: Introduction to the topic tour guiding. Basics theory and practice. Understanding the basic elements of the touristic service business and being able to distinguish and elaborate the different dimensions

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Introduction into the tour guiding. Types of visitors. Motivating tourists visiting different places and promote tourism. ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
12:00-13:00 Lunch (Location: Varna)
13:00-16:30 Identifying different categories of accommodation available in the city and different modes of transport available for the tourists ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
16:30 – 17:00 Reflection and wrap up of the day (Location: Varna)

  • DAY 3
    Learning Outcomes: Understanding the touristic places characteristics, types of touristic facilities. Abilities to develop tour program. Theory and practice

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Researching and identifying places of tourist interest incl. availability of accommodation, transportation & other infrastructure facilities. ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
12:00-13:00 Lunch (Location: Varna)
13:00-16:30 Workshop – Studying tourist facilities available in the region. Developing a tour program. ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna) 16:30 – 17:00 Reflection and wrap up of the day (Location: Varna)

  • DAY 4
    Leaning outcomes: Practical tasks on genuine tour program. Abilities to develop and improved understanding of touristic package parameters and content of the touring program.

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Planning a tour program according to specific parameters ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
12:00-13:00 Lunch (Location: Varna)
13:00-16:30 Presentation of the developed programs. Discussion ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)

  • DAY 5
    Learning Outcomes: Visiting companies and touristic centers which are active. Receiving practical advices and possibility to experience actual relations with customers and visitors.

TIMELINE:
9:00-12:00 Study visit to touristic centers and facilities ECQ and MK Ltd (Location:Alberna)
12:00-13:00 (Location: Aberna) 13:00-16:30 Albena (Location: Aberna)
16:30 – 17:00 Wrap up of the day

  • DAY 6
    Learning Outcomes:
    Day Off

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Free program for all (Location: Aberna)
12:00-13:00 (Location: Aberna)
13:00-16:30 (Location: Aberna) 16:30 – 17:00 (Location: Aberna)

  • DAY 7 
    Learning Outcomes:
    Examination of touristic placements (local). Elaboration of a report and documents/presentations for product promotion. Improved understanding of the essence of the touristic service and developed practical skills for product placement.

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Conducting a survey on travel destinations covering history and preparing a report. Discussion. ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
12:00-13:00 Lunch (Location: Varna)
13:00-16:30 Training workshop – Planning and preparing advertisements for tour promotion of tourist activities. ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
16:30 – 17:00 Reflection and wrap up of the day (Location: Varna)

  • DAY 8
    Learning Outcomes:
    Get acquainted with the good practices and wholeness of a touristic and hospitability service. Study visit. Verification of the theory and possibility to test and try real life situations

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Practical exercises/ field visits to know the procedure for booking accommodation in a hotel for a tourist. ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
12:00-13:00 Lunch (Location: Varna)
13:00-16:30 Visit to the office of an airline/travel agency. Visit to museums and other cultural heritage sites to study the procedures for receiving tourists. ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Varna)
16:30 – 17:00 Reflection and wrap up of the day (Location: Varna)

  • DAY 9
    Learning Outcomes:

    Get acquainted with the good practices and wholeness of a touristic and hospitability service. Study visit. Verification of the theory and possibility to test and try real life situations

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Study visit to touristic center ECQ and MK Ltd (Location: Nessebar)
12:00-13:00 (Location: Nessebar)
13:00-16:30 (Location: Nessebar)
16:30 – 17:00 Wrap up of the day

  • DAY 10
    Learning Outcomes:
    Self-assessment. Feedback and improving the self-awareness. Understanding the learning achievements. Finalizing the WBL training.

TIMETABLE:
9:00-12:00 Wrap up and training evaluation session ECQ (Location: Varna)
12:00-13:00 Lunch (Location: Varna)

implementation period

  •  Arrival date
    20/06/2022
    Departure date 30/06/2022

  • Start date
    21/06/2022
    End Date
    30/06/2022

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION TO BE CONSIDERED:
  • Flight information
    The airport to reference is Varna
  • Transfer from and to Airport
    Transfer from Varna airport or Bus station will be ensured
  • Accommodation Students
    Venue of the WBL is Varna. The food and accommodation will be based on full board and will be provided for the days 20-30/06/2022. Rooms are for 2,3 or 4 persons with free internet.
  • Local Transports Buses and passes
    All the necessary local transports will be arranged by ECQ

 

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