Every year, the electrical sector in France has more than 100,000 students and
apprentices training for electrical trades, counting all types of qualifications, from CAP to
Bac Pro, to engineering schools. Therefore, many young people leaving vocational colleges,
Apprentice Training Centres, technical colleges, AFPA centres and engineering schools have a
professional qualification and are preparing to enter the jobs market in the electrical sector.
These are young people, which the Legrand Foundation wants to support in their training for electrical trades, thereby boosting their employability.
The Foundation relies, on the one hand, on Legrand's in-depth knowledge of the training curriculum for electrical trades, and on special relationships between the Group and the relevant training establishments. It also takes advantage of the Group's close ties with many companies, particularly local companies, local SMEs and SMIs, via its network of installers and specifiers.
Between the world of equality and the world of industry, the Legrand Foundation naturally wants to focus its efforts on sandwich training courses and internships.
The electrical sector covers a multitude of trades with a vast range of different training options, which the Legrand Foundation intends to support (read more)
young people are training
03 13 2014"Gateway to employment" is launched
In February, the first framework meeting for the "Gateway to employment" project was attended by teams from FACE Limousin...
07 31 2014Job Academy: simulating job interviews
On March 20, 2014, Legrand was one of fourteen companies to take part in step four of the Job Academy – the simulation of job interviews held at the AFPI centre in Limoges.
07 31 2014Job Academy: social network awareness training
On March 3, 2014, the second plenary meeting of the Job Academy took place at the Cité des Métiers in Limoges.
07 31 2014Gateway to business: the FFIE gets involved
On April 16, 2014, along with FACE Limousin, Legrand met the members of the Executive of the local branch of the FFIE (French Federation of electrical and energy companies) for Haute-Vienne.
07 31 2014Gateway to business: a project supported by apprenticeship training centres
On May 5, 2014, along with FACE Limousin, Legrand took part in a meeting with the Limousin Regional Council’s Directorate for Apprenticeship, Vocational Training and Workplace Integration.
03 13 2014Jobs Academy: job-hunting in a different way…
Coaching, deployment of knowledge networks, there is no shortage of assistance for helping talented individuals find employment...
Actions may take a variety of forms in each of these areas. Nevertheless, they are guided by the same approach: projects on the ground, rooted in real life, which aim to strengthen their beneficiaries or improve their living conditions and comfort.
The actions undertaken may be: