The School of Master Craftsmanship offers a study programme for journeymen who have completed a journeyman’s examination and want further certification in their trade.
This is an intensive programme aimed at enabling master craftsmen to manage their own business and train apprentices in their trade.
All courses are taught in Icelandic.
The School of Master Craftsmanship is for students who have completed a journeyman’s examination in a certified trade.
The School of Master Craftsmanship offers dynamic study programmes in business operation and management in order to qualify master craftsmen to teach and train apprentices and to operate businesses.
The Master Craftsmanship study programme is divided into the three following fields of study:
Studies at the School of Master Craftsmanship are available as distance learning courses. Students can decide for themselves how many courses they complete each semester. The programme set-up aims at students being able to work full time while studying. However, there is an obligatory on campus session twice each semester, which takes place in the Technical College at Háteigsvegur.
The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture sets the standards for length of study and the number of credits that may vary depending on vocational trades. The curriculum is available on the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture website.
The objective of the master craftsmanship study programmes is to provide those who have completed a journeyman’s examination with further education as well as training in project management, teaching apprentices professional workmanship, safety rules and their vocational trade. Upon completing the studies, the master craftsmen receive a Master Craftsmanship Diploma issued by the local district commissioner.
The program is organized with the aim that students can be in full employment. Obligation is, however, a standard session twice a semester, which takes place in the Technical College at háteigsvegi.