Given the rich cultural heritage in Vukovar-Srijem County, a large number of historical sites, cultural heritage, cultural institutions and cultural events, cultural tourism is recognized as a carrier of tourism development in VSC.
Because Slavonia offers countless opportunities for development in tourism Technical University Vinkovci as part of the project "New knowledge for new jobs in tourism in VSC" decided to give its contribution and provide the most vulnerable age groups in the labor market with education in the tourism sector and thus facilitate their employability and competitiveness in the labor market.
Market research has revealed the need to develop specialized guides for cultural tours in VSC, who have prior knowledge of the history of VSC, have communication skills and are able to tell visitors a story about cultural sights and values in VSC.
The research brought 3 new education programs to be developed through the project; Animator for active tourism; Animator for cultural tourism I Head of sales and marketing in tourism.
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This project will enable the integration of unemployed people into the social life of the community through the acquisition of new skills, improving knowledge and encouraging active inclusion in the labor market through the development of three education programs in accordance with the defined needs of the unemployed and the tourism sector in Vinkovci. and Vukovar.
According to preliminary research in Vukovar-Srijem County there is a need for staff in the field of animation in active tourism, interpretation of VSŽ sites, development of new tourist arrangements. Technical College Vinkovci in cooperation with Uučilište Studium and Polet doo through 20 months of project duration will provide education and further training for 40 unemployed persons younger than 25 and older than 54 years.
Through this project, unemployed people (under 25 and over 54) have the opportunity to be educated for programs Tourist animator in active tourism, Sales and marketing manager in tourism i Companions in cultural tourism, and with a strong component of practical work, participants will gain insight into how they can use their knowledge and apply new skills.
All interested unemployed, under the age of 25 or over the age of 54 can still apply for training by calling the phone number 091 356 00 00, by filling out in the application form or by mail firstname.lastname@example.org.