VšĮ Vilniaus statybininkų rengimo centras (Vilnius Builders Training Centre) is a vocational institution providing vocational education and training for young people (from 15 years of age) and adults (retraining courses). The Centre was founded in 1946 and is one of the main providers of quality vocational education and training in Lithuania. The teaching and learning experiences of the students and trainers have developed, reflecting the impact of social, economic, political and technological influences.
The Centre offers a diverse range of courses and excellent facilities in the main area of Building and Construction.Areas of study include:
– Joinery and Carpentry
– Furniture making
– Building electrician
– Restoration/ Refurbishment
– Real estate services.
The total number of students studying at the Centre is 1100, and the number of teaching staff is 80. The training is performed in the workshops and laboratories equipped with up-to-date machinery and tools.Within the framework of labour market service legislation the Centre offers re-training courses and further education that has been adapted to the labour market situation and the individual needs of its clients. All staff at the Centre have gained valuable, first hand experience working in their chosen fields. VSRC has established close networking links with employers and local industry, Vilnius College, Vilnius Technical University, which ensure that the courses prepare students for the careers they intend to pursueSince 1999 the Centre has been actively involved in different European projects (Leonardo da Vinci, Socrates, Comenius, ESF, Nordplus, PROGRESS, Build Up Skills, ERASMUS+), its role being both – a contractor and a partner. Two of the Transfer of Innovation projects coordinated by the Centre received National Quality Awards in 2008 and 2011. VSRC obtained an Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter in 2015. The Centre has a long lasting cooperation with VET schools and organisations in 16 European countries. Each year VSRC hosts groups of international students and teachers and has a great experience in organizing training placements and job shadowing activities.