The training centre of Porto began its activity in March, 1986, and was
created with the aim of answering the vocational training needs of
enterprises, specially within the scope of metallurgy, metallomechanics
It was set up in Areosa, but in September, 1988, it moved into the old
facilities of IEFP´s Ramalde Centre.
This training centre has been developing its activity mainly within the
following areas: Metallurgy, Metallomechanics, Electromechanics and
It has recently extended its sphere of action to the fields of the
renewable energies and the emission and renewal of licences for gas
technicians, gas systems fitters, copper and polyethylene welders and
gas equipment mechanics.
CENFIM´s training centre of Great Porto (Grande Porto) concentrates its
activity mainly on developing training within the scope of continuing
vocational training (Mechatronics, Design of Mechanical Structures and
Energetic Systems) and initial vocational training, specially the