The Importance of Training and Labor Orientation as a Subject

For many it is a real stone, but its importance within professional training cycles is vital . A stone, yes, but pyramidal. The subject of Training and Labor Orientation is a module included in the Intermediate and Superior degrees of Professional Training.

If you are studying a VET cycle or are going to study one, you will be interested in knowing what it consists of, the syllabus and the importance of this academic module.

The least favorite and not for that less important

For many students, the Training and Employment Orientation module is one of the great unknowns of the training cycles and, at the same time, one of the most complex.

Its theoretical and legislative content causes a certain rejection in the students, many times generated by the real ignorance of the topics covered or by not knowing their relationship with the profession they want to dedicate themselves to.

The real objective of the FOL subject (acronym with which the Training and Labor Orientation is known ) is to bring the student closer to the labor reality to which he wishes to access by showing.

That is why we are going to show you the practical applications of its content for your professional future .

What is FOL?

The FOL subject, or Training and Labor Orientation module, is a content included in the studies of the Intermediate Degree and Higher Degree Cycle of Professional Training. It is a transversal content that allows the acquisition of skills for professional development in the work environment.

Objectives of Training and Labor Orientation

The Training and Labor Orientation studies allow knowing how to deal correctly with the selection processes for a job, promote professional and personal initiative , as well as entrepreneurship and help to know how to work as a team.

In addition, the FOL subject provides students with information on the proper functioning of labor aspects such as wages, payroll, Social Security, unemployment, labor regulations, working hours, breaks, permits and vacations, among many others. aspects.

Why is the FOL subject useful?

Knowledge of concepts related to Labor Law or aspects such as payroll and contracts is extremely important in order to enter the labor market.

The Training and Labor Orientation subject allows you to gain confidence at the decision-making level, not only in the training field, but also at the labor level.

The study of notions such as the dynamics of the economic sectors or knowing the characteristics of professional job profiles at a legal level allow the student to know the particularities of their work.

Knowing how to deal with aspects such as the management of benefits , labor regulation , contributions and salaries , personal income tax or knowing the peculiarities of the different employment contracts , permits or vacations will allow the student and future worker to seek fair working conditions free of abuse and farms.

Not everyone can hire the services of a labor consultancy and union membership does not always receive the immediate attention that some types of measures require. Training and Labor Orientation allows you to manage a minimum instruction with which to face any situation in your work.

Agenda Training and Labor Orientation

The syllabus contemplated in the FOL subject seeks to achieve the objectives that we have pointed out. To do this, it is divided into different contents:

Job search

The FOL subject allows knowing the relevance of continuous training for professional development and job options, the analysis of labor sectors and the techniques and instruments for active job search.

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Employment, unemployment and Social Security

The Training and Labor Orientation allows to know the structure of the Social Security, in addition to the labor obligations of the worker and his unemployment protection.

Employment relationship: the contractual relationship with the company

The FOL subject allows knowing all the aspects related to employment contracts , such as types and modalities, modification, suspension or termination of the same, the collective agreements under which they are protected, the measures to promote hiring or union representation.

Conflict resolution

Another of the particularities of the FOL subject is that it allows students to acquire knowledge about conflict management methods and to assess the advantages and disadvantages of participating in different work teams.

Risk analysis

Occupational risks are a novelty that has recently been incorporated into the Labor Training and Orientation agenda . The analysis and evaluation of professional risk factors , as well as the relationship between work and health, prevention and the determination of potential risks are some of the contents included.

Prevention of occupational hazards

In addition to the risk analysis, one of the modules included in the Training and Labor Orientation is the planning in the prevention of risks in the company .

This section provides knowledge about the bodies in charge of it, action protocols, first aid or emergency and evacuation plans , as well as prevention management and knowledge of the rights and duties in this matter.

Knowing your future guarantees your success

The FOL subject allows us to understand working conditions and the legal framework that frames them , aspects that will determine the student’s working and professional life. In Campus Cámara FP you will find all the information about this module that you will take in any of our professional training cycles.

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