VSUES opens 5 new workshops according to WorldSkills standards

9 September 2020University life

Five new workshops in the direction of «Art, Design and Services», equipped according to WorldSkills standards, will be opened at VSUES on September 8, 2020.

The solemn ceremony will take place at two sites at once: in the main building of VSUES, where workshops for the competencies «Industrial design», «Visual merchandising», «Photography» and «Advertising» are located, and in the College of Service and Design of VSUES, where the workshop «Graphic Design» is located .

The presentation of the sites will include a reflection of the practical possibilities of the created workshops. The workshop on the «Visual merchandising» competence will present student work on window dressing, made by orders of partner companies: decorating compositions and presenting goods of partners. Each showcase will be designed for a separate company.

The workshop on the competence «Industrial Design» during the opening period will be used by students participating in the VIII National Championship «Young Professionals» (Worldskills Russia) for this competence. From September 7 to September 19, the Final of the National Championship is held at VSUES.

A vocational guidance master class for schoolchildren of the Primorsky Krai will be held in the workshop on the «Graphic Design» competence.

«The photography» workshop will host training for participants in the WSR championships of different levels. Photo sessions in different styles and forms will be organized at each workplace.

In the «Advertising» workshop, the leading advertising and production company «PLATINA» will hold a master class for students of 1-2 courses of the College of Fashion and Beauty Industry of VSUES specialty «Advertising», where he will tell the modern secrets of promotion, creating souvenirs, etc. Students together with mentors will try to develop models of souvenirs for the university.

At the same time, at the VSUES College of Service and Design, the opening ceremony of the «Graphic Design» competence will take place.

The ceremonial part will be broadcasted on social networks and on the Youtube channel.

 Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service has been a partner of the WorldSkills Russia Union «Young Professionals» since 2017.

The workshops were created at VSUES as part of a grant from the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation in 2019, the federal project «Young Professionals» (Increasing the competitiveness of vocational education) of the national project «Education» of the state program of the Russian Federation «Development of Education».

About 30 million rubles were allocated for the creation of workshops - repair of premises, installation of modern equipment. Half of them - funds from the federal and regional budgets, the rest - own funds of VSUES and employers - partners of the university.

The design project of the workshops was developed by Olga Tugovikova, a VSUES teacher, WorldSkills expert in the Industrial Design competence.

On the basis of the workshops, students will be trained in basic and additional educational programs. In addition, the workshops will be used as centers for conducting demonstration exams in accordance with WorldSkills standards, sites for holding regional, university and national championships, as well as centers for training highly qualified specialists for the regional economy, advanced training, retraining, and implementation of short vocational training programs for the needs of the labor market.

Additional educational programs and career guidance events will be hold here for students of general education and art schools, lyceums and gymnasiums.