The “Formação + Próxima” program continues, in April, in Faro, with classes in “French Language – Assistance (advanced level)”.
The training will take place on the 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th and 26th of April and will take place at the “Gabinete de Bairro”, of the City Council of Faro.
The initiative is aimed at workers in the tourism sector.
According to the Chamber of Faro, training «aims to train workers in this area, adding value to the local business fabric and the territory».
«Training, with contents adapted to the future needs of the sector and the diversity of tourism companies in Faro, responds to the challenges of the “Art of Hospitality”, that is, everything that integrates a network of services, whose objective is to assist those who seek , in our municipality, leisure, entertainment, gastronomy, events, overnight stay, among others, guaranteeing a high level of satisfaction», he adds.
The “Formação + Próxima” program began in 2022, through a partnership between the municipality of Faro and Turismo de Portugal (Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve – EHTA), which signed a partnership agreement within the scope of the «Reactivate Tourism|Build the Future» Plan.
During the past year, training courses were free and held at the Hotel Faro, Eva Senses Hotel and at the “Gabinete de Bairro”, of the Municipality of Faro.
In a total of 50 hours, these sessions were attended by around 100 trainees and had the following themes: French Language – Service (beginner level), Digital Marketing Techniques and Tools, Introduction to Digital Marketing; Emotional Intelligence, Leadership and Team Management and Image for Social Media.