STUDY PROGRAM »DESIGN OF MATERIALS – WOOD«
WHY CHOOSE STUDY DESIGN OF MATERIALS?
THE STUDY ENABLES NEW KNOWLEDGE
It is a modernly designed and prospective studies, which allows students to gain new knowledge in the fields of:
- designing furniture and carpentry,
- creative design in wood,
- design and creation of art & craft, useful products,
- the basics of restoration of art & craft wooden products,
- wood carving,
- manufacture of models, prototypes,
- Computer-Aded Design software use,
- allternative techniques of expression
PROVISION OF STUDIES
Studies take 2 years (120 ECTS), after graduation you get the title of engineer of design.
The academic year comprises 24 weeks of educational work (lectures, seminary tutorials and laboratory work) and 10 weeks of practical training in companies. Vocational College in addition to excellent spatial conditions and equipment also offers the possibility of creative work in our own well equipped school workshops.
PRACTICAL TRAINING/INTERNSHIP IN COMPANIES
The advantage of higher vocational education is that it includes practical training/internship in companies, allowing students to gain specific competences in the work-place and establish cooperation with potential employers during their studies, which widens the range of students´ job opportunities.
Internship in is arranged and obligatory for all students, for those students who want to gain experience abroad, we are able to organize the opportunity for placements in foreign (EU) companies through Erasmus+ programmes.
PROJECTS, EXCURSIONS, FAIRS
During the studies we pay special attention to the contemporary approaches in educational process, so the study program each year includes interesting projects, cooperation with the economy sector, excursions to companies in Slovenia and abroad, visiting trade fairs…
INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION, STUDENTS´ EXCHANGE
We successfully cooperate with universities and companies abroad, which gives us an advantage in achieving the vision of a modern study. Our students go abroad to Iceland, Croatia, Italy, France, Spain, Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, North Macedonia …; from these countries students also come to our college.