Year of foundation: 1978
Origins and development: The Cnos-Fap of Bologna was founded in July 3, 1978 by the will of the Salesian Institute Blessed Virgin of S. Luca, always had and continues to have among its goals: the human, civic and Christian promotion, as well as the vocational training of young people using a unique educational system, the methods and style of St. John Bosco. Set in the Salesian Institute of Bologna, the CNOS FAP has always drawn attention to the working classes in order to give young people their professional role in a creative and conscious way.
Sectors and activities today: it promotes Initial and Higher Vocational Training activities not publicly funded
It mainly operates in Mechanical and Graphic sector.
Year of foundation: 1954
Origins and development: The Vocational Training Centre “Don Bosco” in Forlì, as all the centers of Christian inspiration, has always pursued institutional purposes of vocational training and updating in reference to Christian values, the preventive system of Don Bosco and the Salesian educational practice. The Vocational Training Centre operates in vocational training since 1954 and has always been in line with technological developments, constantly relating to the needs of the labour market. The Centre interacts in different sectors: in Industrial Mechanics, Advanced Tertiary, computerisation programmes and Multimedia.
Sectors and activities today: it promotes Initial, Continuing and Higher Vocational Training activities not publicly funded and other activities.
It mainly operates in Mechanical and Automotive sector.
Year of foundation: 1990
Origins and development: The Center “Don Gavinelli” was founded in 1990, since then it has been working in vocational training for socially disadvantaged youth, sent by the social workers of Bologna and the surrounding districts, helping them to regain motivation and attitudes of personality that would allow them to integrate in a positive way into society. The professions to which young people are preparing have been reduced to only Joinery and Hydraulics as the most suitable to accompany the users’ growth. At this time the courses are at maximum capacity and don’t provide support only to Italian disadvantaged youth, but also to young immigrants, to which board and lodging is offered.
Sectors and activities today: it promotes Initial Vocational Training activities.
It mainly operates in Automotive, Electrical and Woodworking sector.