A.T.C. / Regional Certification of Professional Skills on Agro Tourism Sector

Acronym: A.T.C.
Project title: Regional Certification of Professional Skills on Agro Tourism Sector
Priority axis: 1. Enhancement of cross-border economic development
Measure: 1.2 Enhance Human Resources
Overall Lead Partner &
Financial Lead Partner 1:
American Farm School Post – Secondary Educational and Training Association
Financial Lead Partner 2: St. Kliment Ohridski University
Partners: Balkan Alliance of Hotel Associations
Budget: 241.200,00 €

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Agro tourism makes a vital economic contribution to rural areas and communities by providing local residents with additional sources of income and diversification of the economy. Increasingly, organizations and businesses engaged in agro tourism depend on knowledgeable and technically skilled staff to manage facilities and activities.

The objectives of A.T.C. project, directly addressing the aforementioned issues, are the following:

Cooperation of educational institutes for the development of common curricula for professionals and unemployed

Development of lifelong learning programs

 Promotion of new management skills to increase the competitiveness of companies in the agro tourism sector

Facilitation of access to education for companies established in both countries

The target group includes businesses related to agro tourism, local farms, travel agencies and institutions and local authorities involved in the sector.

The outputs of the project consist of a study to identify the required professional skills in agro tourism sector, two workshops with entrepreneurs, training courses for unemployed and professionals, certification of trainees and information and publicity actions.  

Project details:
Call No: F1
Protocol No: 4191
Signature date of the Overall Contract:
Signature date of the Grant Contract: 21/03/2012
Signature date of the subsidy contract:
Subsidy Code: P011-2012
Project website: http://www.atc.net.gr/