The training centre of Trofa began its activity in May, 1988, and has
directed its activity at companies of diversified nature located to the
North of Portugual and the area called Vale do Ave.
Enterprises of the matallurgic and metallomechanic sector in Trofa have
followed the technological development and consequently requested
vocational training as a strategic factor towards competitiveness and
This training centre has been operating in accordance with the real
vocational training needs of the enterprises connected with different
industries such as the manufacturing of cutting tools out of wood and
metal, machines and equipment, stamps and cutters, plastic injection
moulds and others.
Within its specific scope of activities, this training centre has been
encouraging industrial enterprises in the region to invest in
innovation, development and quality, in such a way that an ongoing
updating is guaranteed. In fact, the results are at sight, specially in
terms of competitiveness and productivity enhancements.