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Welcome to TECHCOLLEGE

Established more than 200 years ago, TECHCOLLEGE is one of Denmark’s largest and most versatile providers of vocational education and training (VET) for youth as well as in-service and re-training of industry employees and unemployed.

TECHCOLLEGE is functioning as the corporate head quarter for a large group of trade related, professional colleges, which physically and organisationally are divided into three campuses.

This is our English page. Here you will find information about TECHCOLLEGE in general, our work placement scheme abroad for Danish trainees (apprentices), our international activities in general, and not least contact details.

You are always welcome to get in touch with us for more information.

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Vocational education and training

TECHCOLLEGE is one of the largest providers of vocational education and training (VET) in Denmark. We offer initial vocational education and training (IVET) programmes for young people who would like to qualify for a profession from our wide palette of choices on offer – ranging from motor mechanic, to hairdresser and IT supporter. We offer in-service training and re-training for employees in the industry and for unemployed individuals, and we provide technical upper secondary education.

TECHCOLLEGE has approximately 3600 full time students and around 650 employees. Our tuition facilities comprise several addresses:

Øster Uttrup Vej 1
Bricklayers, Painter & Decorators, Carpenters, Plumbers, Electricians, Web Designers, Graphic Designers and Graphic Printers

Struervej 70
Farm Assistants, Animal Keepers, Gardeners, Green Keeper Assistants, Data Technicians and IT Supporters, 

Rørdalsvej 10
Chefs, Kitchen Assistants, Waiters, Hotel Receptionists, Bakers, Butchers, Dental Clinic Assistants, Hairdressers and Cosmeticians

Sigrid Undsets Vej 3
Blacksmiths, Industrial Technicians, Welders, CNC Operators etc.

Teglværket 2
Motor Vehicle Mechanics, Aircraft Mechanics and Truck Mechanics

Kirketoften 5, 9500 Hobro
Basic programmes for Carpenters, Electricians 

Aalborg Tekniske Gymnasium
Technical Upper Secondary School

At this point in time all VET programmes are taught in Danish language. Hopefully the college will be able to offer VET courses with English as the medium of instruction in future.

School rules for students

General issues regarding your learning

When you are working in the classrooms, workshops, clinics etc., you must always follow the directions given by your teachers regarding behavior, work dress, use of PCs, and tidiness.

Your work dress must comply with the safety norms and rules of your profession. Furthermore, you work dress must make it possible to have an open and free communication between you and the other students and between you and your teachers, as this is a prerequisite for your learning.

In all workshops, rooms and school facilities, you must always comply by the safety rules.

Weekly working hours 
Education at TECHCOLLEGE takes its point of departure in a working time of 37 hours per week. Preparation, homework, written assignments, excursions, company visits, study tours and projects are included, and together with scheduled class lessons, they make up a 37 hours working week.

Submission of assignments and homework 
As a student, it is your duty prepare yourself and to submit your assignments and projects on time. We expect that you write/prepare them yourself. It is not allowed to copy from the Internet or from assignments made by others. If you do that, it will be regarded cheating, and your assignment will not be assessed.

The individual departments of TECHCOLLEGE have specific rules for submission of assignments. You will be able to find information about this in the local education plan for your education.

Recording of photos, sound, video or film of learning activity

Students’ and course participants’ recording of photos, sound, video and film of learning activities is a point of departure allowed, if it has been agreed with the teacher and the other participants in the room or situation.

 

Study activity and absenteeism  

All absence is registered and the information may be retrieved from UDDATA+. The school check up on absenteeism and keeps your employer informed.

If you are ill, the school must be informed every day before 8:15 AM. You report illness via UDDATA+. A message must be sent every day of your period of illness.

Read the document about study activity at TECHCOLLEGE, which is in force as from 1st January 2015.

 

School rules for students as per 3rd April 2017.

"Skolehjemmet" - a nice place to live

New to Skolehjemmet
At the reception you get on the first day the key to a furnished room. The rooms have towels and linens which after use can be exchanged in the depot. There are coin-operated laundry mashines in Skolehjemmet, and there is also access to a bike shed and communal garden.

Food
Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be eaten at Skolehjemmets café.
If you like, you can prepare a packed lunch in the canteen, which you can take with you when you go to your college.

Activities
At Skolehjemmet there is a fireplace lounge, student cafe, computer cafe, TV lounges, table tennis, snooker, pool, darts, gym, solarium and sauna. You can also participate in sporting events, or you can go to town. Regularly Skolehjemmet arranges events, excursions and parties.

Help with your homework 
There are teachers from the school's various colleges who can help you with your homework or answer other questions from 4 pm to 8 am. The teachers are also in Skolehjemmet on the weekends.

Prices and conditions
A room incl. diet and washing costs DKK 500 per week if you are 18 years old or have a contract. Are you under 18 and without a training agreement, the stay is free.
Due to lack of space, you may be asked to stay in a double room with another student of the same sex. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact us.

Prices and conditions are subject to change.

Further information:
Skolehjemmet
Rørdalsvej 10
9000 Aalborg

Phone: + 45 7250 5380
E-mail: skolehjem@techcollege.dk