The purpose of vocational training at the secondary level is to provide the person enrolled in it with the skills necessary to practice a trade or profession. It focuses on the job market and its requirements. It is through a structured set of learning activities defined by the programs of the Department of Education that this goal is realized. In addition, work placements allow the student to practice under the supervision of experienced individuals in the profession. Secondary vocational training also offers developmental activities that allow the updating of the skills necessary to maintain professional performance in the labor market. In addition to the required prerequisites and basic skills,


Vocational training, whether for young people or adults, gives access to the same official documents issued by the Ministry of Education, namely the Vocational Studies Diploma (DEP) and the Vocational Specialization Certificate (ASP). ). These documents are issued when the person has successfully completed all the courses in the training plan to which they have applied.