YFL2010 - Training, teaching, and assessment specific to vocations


New from the academic year 2023/2024

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 14 days

Course content

The course integrates vocational breadth and depth and professional subjects, with emphasis on vocational breadth and depth in the different fields of study. Industry/business knowledge based on the learning tradition of vocational training and the distinctive character of the various professions is emphasized. The professional subject includes supervision, communication and assessment in an integrated context based on vocational education and training. Various aspects of ethical and sustainable production and development are included in the course. Digital competence based on the different fields of study will be included in the course.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has knowledge of ethical and sustainable development and production within their field of study
  • has knowledge of the breadth of vocational and vocational training within their field of study and the distinctive character of the various professions
  • has broad knowledge of working methods, processes, tools and digital tools relevant to their vocational subject area
  • has knowledge of supervision and other forms of learning, work and assessment in vocational education and training
  • has knowledge of communication on the premises of the vocational subject


The student

  • can assess and make sustainable choices within their own subject area
  • can plan and carry out varied teaching and training in their own programme area 
  • can supervise, assess and document vocational training that contributes to the pupils/ apprentices' reflection on their own learning 
  • has insight into and can communicate central subject matter about communication and interaction
  • can use and make reasoned choices of digital tools that are relevant to their own programme area

General competence

The student

  • can facilitate cooperation between school and company/business to lead and organize training
  • has insight into and can communicate relevant professional and ethical issues in vocational training

Learning methods and activities

The course includes teaching, excursions and other learning activities at gatherings, and digital learning activities between the sessions. There are mandatory work requirements in the course and self-work and group work are scheduled between the sessions. Guidance is offered in connection with and between the gatherings.

Obligatoriske aktiviteter

80% compulsory attendance at the gatherings and predefined learning activities between the sessions.

3-4 work requirements.

The assignments are assessed as approved/not approved. All coursework requirements must be approved in order to take the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • 80% participation at gatherings and at predefined learning activities
  • Defined work requirements

Further on evaluation

Individual written home exam (14 days).

The exam is assessed individually according to grading scale A-F, where the grades A-E are passed and the grade F is fail.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Vocational Teacher Education (BYRK)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the vocational teacher education - bachelor's programme.

Must have passed the courses from the first year of study to start this course.

Must have passed practice from the first year of study to take the exam in this course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Vocational Teacher
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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