The training centre of Torres Vedras began its activity in February,
1989, in the western region, which is an area where many small and
medium-sized enterprises (PMEs) within the metallomechanic and
electromechanic fields are located. It has been trying to meet all the
increasing requests and needs of those enterprises.
In fact, Torres Vedras is a region with a variety of industries such as
red clay ceramics, mettalurgy and casting / melting / ironworks, food
and rations, appliances, blacksmith’s shops, manufacturing, repairing
and maintenance of agricultural machines and equipments and alike,
building construction and marbles. All of these industries are still
very important in terms of employment and economy in Torres Vedras and
the western region.
training centre unfolds its
in Alenquer, Bombarral, Cadaval, Lourinhã, Mafra, Sobral de Monte Agraço
e Torres Vedras.
Its main goal is to promote and contribute to the development of the
technical and human competences of the active individuals who work in
the enterprises, especially because of the ongoing complex and important
challenges faced by the regional and national industry.