Alcoa Foundation Global Internship Program | Partners | Brazil

Brazil

Alcoa-ELISC-SENAI-Photo1EUVALDO LODI INSTITUTE OF SANTA CATARINA (ELI/SC)

ELI/SC is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to promote the human and technological development of Santa Catarina state in Brazil. The youth unemployment rate in Santa Catarina is 3%. As a participant in the Alcoa Foundation’s Global Internship Program for Unemployed Youth, ELI/SC will receive $125,000 to provide a customized workforce development program to 50 unemployed youth.

Alcoa ELI-SC Participants doing a demonstration in the classroom.

ELI/SC ’s  workforce development program entails the following structure:  

 

Curricular Units

Number of hours

Module 1 – Oral and written communication
- Notions of spelling.
- Interpretation of texts.
- Communication: process, functions of language, levels of speech.
- Text analysis.

28

 Module 2 – Basic IT
- Text editors.
- Electronic spreadsheets.
- Graphic presentation program.

 

21

 Module 3 – Safety, Environment and Quality
- Work hygiene and safety.
- Causes of accidents at work/safety conduct.
- Work-related accidents: legal aspects and prevention.
- Notions of prevention, fire-fighting and first aid.
- Environmental management.
- Fundamentals of quality
- Good manufacturing practices.

 

28

 Module 4 – Human aspects of work and employability
- History of industry.
- Ethics and citizenship.
- Human relations at work.
- Law and labor legislation.
- Social responsibility.
- Time management.
- Employability.

 

100

 Module 5 – Materials’ technology
- Properties and applications: steel, cast iron, aluminum, plastics and rubber.
- Steel-making.
- Manufacturing processes: casting and forming.

 

28

 Module 6 – Metrology
- Conversion measures.
- Ruler, folding wooden ruler, measuring tape.

 

14

 Module 7 – Basic mechanics
- Reading and interpreting drawings/plans (orthogonal projection, quotas and sizing, scales)
- Fastening elements.
- Transmission elements.

 

28

 Module 8 – Basic electricity
- Electrical risks.
- Buttons and sensors.

 

7

 Internship
- Practical work in the SENAI Tubarão laboratory and in industry

 

182

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS

 

436

Alcoa ELI-SC Participants doing a demonstration with red paint.

Alcoa ELI-SC Classroom of participants listening to a presenter.More information will become available at a later stage.

 

Alcoa-ELI-SC Participants doing a classroom exercise.

Alcoa ELI-SC Classroom Presentation.

Alcoa ELI-SC participants taking part in a classroom demonstration with blindfolds.

 

More information will become available at a later stage.

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