Introduction

A Associação de Pais e Amigos do Cidadão Deficiente do Agrupamento de Concelhos do Vale do Douro-Sul, Portas Prà Vida, criada em 1991, é uma Instituição Particular de Solidariedade Social que conta já com um historial de respostas formativas a jovens/adultos com deficiências e incapacidades.

Since 1999, the Institution has carried out initial professional training and integrates young people with disabilities in several training areas, namely, in Weaving, Pottery and Painting; Social Services to the Community and Gardening and Forestry.

It is still the institution's objective to follow up on this response in order to solve the problems of socio-professional integration of people with less training capabilities, namely people with disabilities.

Tendo em conta as dificuldades de inserção socioprofissional das pessoas com deficiências e incapacidades, a Instituição desenvolve atualmente ações de formação profissional inicial nas áreas de Serviços Sociais à Comunidade e Jardinagem e Silvicultura, no âmbito da Tipologia 3.01 – Qualificação de Pessoa com Deficiência e/ou Incapacidade do Eixo 6 do Programa Operacional Inclusão Social e Emprego, que reúnem um conjunto de instrumentos de política que visam criar condições de maior equidade social no acesso a direitos de participação cívica, à qualificação e educação e ao mercado de trabalho.

Certification

The Portas P'rà Vida Association is certified as a training entity by DGERT - Directorate-General for Employment and Labour Relations, in the scope of the provisions of Ordinance no. 851/2010, of September 6, amended and republished by Ordinance no. 208/2013, of June 26, in the following areas of education and training:

- 622 - Floriculture and gardening

- 623 - Forestry and hunting

- 762 - Social Work and Guidance

The certification recognizes the technical and pedagogical capacity of the entity to execute training in the identified education and training areas.

Objectives

  • Promote the qualification and integration in the labor market of people with disabilities;
  • Promote equal opportunities by combating competitive disadvantages in the labor market for people with disabilities;
  • Promote active citizenship in a culture that values civic participation.

- To increase the employability of people with disabilities, aiming at their integration in the labor market,

- Developing personal autonomy, professional attitudes, communication, strengthening self-esteem, motivation, and employability conditions, and learning and/or relearning the necessary conditions for the full participation of people with disabilities.

- To provide people with disabilities with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to develop a professional activity in the labor market, namely:

  • Provide basic hygiene, comfort and health care, according to the guidelines of the technical team;
  • Perform tasks of cleaning and arranging the spaces, equipment, and clothing;
  • Perform tasks related to meal service in its preparation, confection and direct service, according to the guidelines of the technical team;
  • Provide recession and reception services under the guidance of a responsible technician.

Recipients

People with disabilities who meet the following conditions:

·  Idade mínima legal para prestar trabalho e que pretendam ingressar ou reingressar no mercado de trabalho;

·  Não possuir uma habilitação compatível com o exercício de uma profissão ou ocupação de um posto de trabalho;

·  Atestado Médico de Incapacidade Multiuso;

- Fulfill the requirements of compulsory education.

Training Components

The training is carried out through the attendance of a training course organized based on the training reference proposed by the Association (training entity), individualized and oriented to people with mental functions alterations, multi-disabilities and other conditions to access regular education and training courses, with a duration between 1200 h and 2900 h, and duly analyzed and approved by the Regional Delegation of the North of the Employment and Professional Training Institute, which includes the following training components:

Floriculture and Gardening

Social Services to the Community

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