The role of professional training in the valorisation of human capital

Michele Bertani


The aim of this article is to monitor the outcome of professional training courses programmed in the Veneto Region, the potential, positive repercussions on the labour market and, consequently, on the wellbeing of the community. By means of the human capital concept, it can be evaluated if those students, who successfully finished their professional training courses, were able to see if their training curriculum had been suitably valorised, which was achieved by being able to start work in line with their qualifications, both quickly and positively, they had obtained. Using the data derived from the widespread network of training agencies present in theVeneto, the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the courses have been analysed, subsequently identifying the profiles of those who qualified and their outcome in gaining access to the labour market. 


human capital; professional training; labour market

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